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Wednesday 23 March 2022, 16:00 (GMT)

Back to basics? Being a good supply chain leader

Join this SupplyChainTalk to answer some of the biggest questions facing the supply chain industry including: 

  • Getting your house in order and making improvements without new technology
  • What are the most critical components of being a good supply chain leader?
  • Finding the optimal balance between technological investment and improving existing processes


Dunc Lowe

CSCO, Campari

Duncan Lowe is Head of Global Supply Chain in Campari Group. He has held leadership responsibilities for over 25 years in multinational companies across Asia, Europe, North America and Latin America.
In the previous 10 years he has been working for PepsiCo covering a leading role in the Global Supply chain function.
Before joining Pepsico he worked for Associated British Foods in a wide range of roles including Supply Chain, M&A, Project Management and Sales. Dunc holds a Chemical Engineering and Finance Degree from the University of Loughborough in the UK.

Nick Dobney

Global Head of Procurement, Puma Energy

Here’s a quick summary of how I help businesses improve
Making significant cost savings to enable growth and improve profitability
 Collaborating with all business functions, marketing, logistics, IT, property, maintenance, finance, HR, legal and operations to positively challenge business relationships with suppliers
 Building procurement capability which prioritises value for money and risk management
 Obtaining efficiencies in processes and critical data insights with low cost digital ways of working
 Navigating multi Business Unit international companies quickly and successfully
 Engaging with C level executives with clarity and credibility from fast demonstration of results
 Drawing on deep cross industry experience of Retail, Fuel Supply, Food Service, Hospitality, Airline and Pharmaceutical

Robert Ford

EMEA Senior Planning and Logistics Manager, Mars

Alexa Cheater

Director of Product Marketing, Kinaxis

As the Director, Product Marketing at Kinaxis, Alexa is focused on understanding the challenges companies face in managing their supply chains—both the day-to-day and during major disruptions. She then develops and delivers informative, engaging and sometimes entertaining content that showcases how Kinaxis innovations drive the agility, visibility and resiliency companies need to transform their supply chains to adapt and thrive in our unpredictable world. She joined Kinaxis in 2015 and holds a Bachelor of Journalism (Honors) from the University of King’s College in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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