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Procurecon Pharma 2012

28-Feb-2012 to 29-Feb-2012
Location:Renaissance Zürich Hotel, 101 Thurgauerstrasse, - Zurich - Switzerland
Type:Conference and exhibition
Phone:+44 (0) 207 368 9465

This two-day pharmaceutical sourcing conference will be an open forum for networking, benchmarking and ideas sharing among Europe’s leading heads of procurement working in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical sectors. In short, the premier pharmaceutical outsourcing conference within the biopharma community – a pharma outsourcing event that will deliver practical methods of improving your operations and demonstrate both top- and bottom-line growth.

As a delegate, you'll gain the specialist knowledge to improve efficiencies, reduce costs and promote innovation to create a point of differentiation and competitive advantage.
Expert Speakers Include:


Ashley Readshaw, CPO and former VP Financial Operations, AstraZeneca giving strategic and practical advice on retaining talent in offices in Chinaas part of a global sourcing strategy


Jean-Philippe Collin, VP and Chief Procurement Officer, Sanofi-Aventis will be part of a panel interview on the Roadmap for Procurement 2020 - what will the pharmaceutical and biotech companies of the future look like?


Susannah Gooch, Regional Director of Global Purchasing - Europe and EMEA, Abbott Laboratories taking part in a panel session on how their direct and indirect procurement teams encourage suppliers to innovate for them


Mark Hollison, Procurement Director, Napp Pharmaceuticals will go back to basics with upskilling the procurement team by competency profiling, project management, negotiation and creating consistency


Dr Volker Hartmann, Head of Corporate Purchasing Production Material, Boehringer Ingelheim will share his views on negotiating and generating value from dominant suppliers who may have market monopoly


Imtiaz Naqui, Head of Purchasing UK, Teva Pharmaceuticals


Paula Gildert, Global Head Development Strategic Sourcing, Novartis


Richard Pompe, Group R&D Purchasing Director, Mylan


Alan Goring, Indirect Sourcing Director EMEA, Bristol-Myers Squibb