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Wednesday 09 March 2022, 16:00 (GMT)

How digital transformation is strengthening the links in the supply chain

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

  • How has the pandemic accelerated the digital transformation of the supply chain?
  • How has this helped manage and mitigate black swan events?
  • Advanced manufacturing technologies are transforming factories, business models and partnerships – what are the economic, societal and environmental implications?


Sam Achampong

Regional Head & General Manager – MENA Region, CIPS – The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply

Regional Head with global experience and a demonstrated history of working in the Procurement & Supply industry. Skilled in Procurement, Supplier Performance, Negotiation, Spend Management and Stakeholder Management. Strong business acumen with a Master of Science (MSc) in International Procurement and Fellowship of the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply.

Francisco Betti

Head of Advanced Manufacturing and Production, World Economic Forum

Francisco is an international development professional. He is the Head of the Platform for Shaping the Future of Advanced Manufacturing and Production. The Platform sets the global agenda on the future of operations and helps stakeholders incubate new partnership to boost productivity and economic growth, while delivering value to workers, society and the environment. Prior to joining the World Economic Forum, Francisco worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers SA.

Francesco Lucchetta

Director, Procurement and Supply, Pentair

International extensive experience in leading global and regional organizations, acquired across the business value chain of multinational and private owned corporations, with a particular focus on Procurement, Strategic Sourcing and Supply Chain.

Proven track record in building high performing supply and procurement functions through personal leadership and strong functional knowledge, in driving innovation and in managing the change: M&A, business divestitures, digital transformation.

Consistent delivery of cross-function value generation focusing on sustainable functional transformation, change management and organizational development, leading and developing effective supply strategies, negotiating inside and outside the organization, influencing across cultures and languages.

Bryan Palma

Director, Industry and Solutions Marketing, Kinaxis

Bryan has over a decade of experience across retail, consumer packaged goods and consumer electronics industries. He is passionate about communicating the value of new technologies to enterprises looking to be market leaders in their industry. As Director, Industry and Solutions Marketing at Kinaxis, Bryan leads marketing efforts focused on Retail and CPG for Kinaxis demand planning and AI/ML solutions. 

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