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Wednesday 1st December 2021, 16:00 (GMT)

Robotics and automation for warehouse and delivery


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.

Walaa Maher

Head of SC&L – Supply Chain & Logistics, Rak Ceramics

End-to-End Supply Network leader with an entrepreneurial mindset for top-line P&L growth, cost savings, and healthy Inventory/Cash Flow while delivering high standards of operational excellence and performance.
Hands-on ٍ& rolled-ip sleeves senior director leadership roles in GCC, Middle East, CEE and Africa FMCG world class fortune 500 companies (Procter & Gamble -P&G- and Kimberly-Clark -KMB-).
Currently Head of e2e Supply Chain, Logistics & EHS in the Largest Ceramic Tiles Company in the World -RAK Ceramics- with 170,000 SKU, Retail operations, showrooms, projects, traders, whole sales, B2C & 160 countries B2B to serve yearly.

Top-line experiences:
* GM SC&EHS RAK Ceramics PJSC Group
* Director SC GCC @ Kimberly-Clark KC Bahrain
* Regional Supply Chain Manager @ Procter & Gamble P&G CEE MEA
* Co-Author for “Entrepreneurial SC&L Architect Guide Book in Middle East.

Hani AlSaigh

General Manager, Technology Procurement , Saudi Telecoms Company (STC)

Hani AlSaigh is an award winning executive at stc, the biggest ICT company in the Middle East where he looks after all technology sourcing with a yearly spend of 10-15 BSAR. He started his journey as an Electrical Engineering Graduate from KSU, and is an MCIPS certified Procurement Professional, with 23 years’ experience with global brands including Lucent Technology and stc.

Hani is on the Board of a number of companies and a member of various committees including audit. He is passionate about improving the maturity of Procurement & Supply Chain across the region and support Saudi Vision 2030 with digitalisation and building local content in the Kingdom. Along his journey Hani has led large transformations in procurement, agile, digital culture change and organisation health, leading to 5 major awards and multiple shortlists and commendations.

Hani is a speaker in Procurement, Supply Chain and Technology Innovation and takes part regularly at events, roundtables and panels across the world on thought leadership including Mobile World Congress, TM Forum, Procurement Leaders, CIPS, EIPM and regional events.

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