Responsive Supply Networks Webcast -- A Faster and Smarter Approach to Demand and Supply
With the rise of globalization, today’s extended enterprise is in danger of becoming an
over-extended enterprise. Global supply chains do offer the potential for cost reductions and increased margins, but managing these intricate, far-flung networks isn’t easy.
Watch this Webcast to:
Hear experts discuss current market trends, the role of enterprise software, and real-world insights into building control, visibility, and agility into global supply networks
Learn how two leading corporations are using SAP software to create responsive supply networks that are capable of reacting to supply and demand dynamics far better than the traditional supply chain
The Business Imperative for Evolving Supply Chains into Responsive Supply Networks
How are supply chains evolving? And what are the key elements of a responsive supply network?
Research Director, AMR Research
David Aquino is a research director in AMR Research’s Industry Value Chain Strategies Service. He is responsible for the research and analysis of market trends and developments in apparel, footwear, beverage, and direct store delivery. He also conducts research on demand driven inventory management.
Before joining AMR Research, David was the vice president of supply chain at Aramark Uniform and Career Apparel, where he was responsible for developing the process, organization, and proprietary supply chain technology to support the direct sale apparel organization and several key integration efforts between the three operating divisions.
Prior to Aramark, David was the vice president of supply chain at AAi. Foster Grant, Inc. David earned his BS in marketing from Syracuse University and his MBA from Fordham University. He is certified in production and inventory management from the Association for Operations Management (APICS).
David Aquino, Research Director, AMR Research, and
Vice President Enterprise Business Applications, Pitney Bowes Inc.
Joseph has spent over 15 years working in all aspects of Global Information Technology activities, covering from major transformational projects to day-to-day operational teams. He focuses on developing strong partnerships with business leaders to develop and advance transformational initiatives with a technology aspect. He has worked in several High Tech and Consumer Products Fortune 500 companies where he has held a variety of IT positions covering Order To Cash, Supply Chain, Finance and Human Resources with an emphasis in simplifying business practices and enabling standardized technology solutions. He has deployed many SAP solutions inclusive of CRM, ERP, BW, SRM and APO with great results. Joseph has a keen focus on quality programs and been a driver to adoption of many CMMi practices.
Joseph received a Master in Business Administration from ESADE and also holds a Master in Applied and Industrial Physics from the University of Barcelona.
Joseph Santamaria, VP, Enterprise Business Applications, Pitney Bowes Inc., for a discussion of the barriers and benefits associated with managing supply networks across a globally distributed environment. A key focus in the discussion is Pitney Bowes’ drive to shorten demand/supply cycles.
Procter & Gamble: Succeeding with a Consumer-Driven Supply Network Approach
Consumer packaged goods giant Procter & Gamble (P&G) maintains a laser-sharp focus on developing a single, integrated system that manages all processes – from the store scanner back to the supplier.
Director, Global Manufacturing, Planning & Logistics, Procter & Gamble
A 28-year employee of the Procter & Gamble Company, he directs the Global Supply Network Design and capability efforts for the Company, in addition to being the functional Director for Customer Service, Logistics & Planning.
Jake began his career with P&G in Finance in Risk Analysis and then moved into Operations. He has worked across the breadth of P&G’s business units during his career. One of the original architects for P&G’s demand driven supply strategy, this work has become the key enabler to P&G’s effort to make the consumer and shopper the primary focus of the supply network. He brings with him experience in building supply network capability globally through assignments in Asia, Latin America and North America. Currently serves on MIT’s Supply Chain 2020 Industry Advisory Council and AMR Research’s Consumer Products Industry Advisory Board.
Jake Barr, Director of Global Manufacturing, Planning & Logistics at P&G, and
Vice President, Industry Solution Marketing, SAP
Over the past 4 years at SAP, Peter Brandt has held the position of Vice President, Industry Solution Marketing. He currently leads an industry marketing team globally for Consumer Products and Life Sciences. In this role, he is responsible for market opportunity development, thought leadership, market strategy, and overall industry messaging. He is also responsible for co-leading the Responsive Supply Networks Cross-Industry Theme Team as well as leading the Consumer Industries team as part of the Solutions Group for SAP America. Prior to joining SAP, Mr. Brandt held various management consulting positions spanning over 17 years. While Partner at PwC Consulting, Mr. Brandt's responsibilities included serving as a Member of PwC's Consumer Products Global Leadership Team, leading the North American SAP Consulting Practice for Consumer Products and Retail, and leading PwC's North American eBusiness Practice for Consumer Products. He has also held the position of Managing Director at Bearing Point, Principal at CSC, and Owner/Partner of Synthesis. Mr. Brandt received his M.B.A. and B.A. from the University of St. Thomas.
Peter Brandt, VP, Industry Solution Marketing at SAP, to find out how P&G is using SAP supply chain management software to reduce out-of-stocks without increasing inventory.