Wednesday 6th April 2022, 16:00 (GMT)

Why supply chain network design technology makes a difference in the age of uncertainty

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

  • Intel real life example: major diversification of the supply chain with new factory investment
  • Managing SC risks by continuously running scenarios with your digital twin
  • Including multiple objectives such as sustainability and end-to-end throughput times in network design


Duncan Brock

Group Director at CIPS, SupplyChainTalk Host

Duncan Brock is a member of the leadership team of CIPS. He’s had a specific interest throughout his career on implementing category management and developing the skills and capabilities of procurement teams. His procurement experience comes from working for Ford, Mars, Black & Decker, NTL (now Virgin Media) and RSA. He is also a CIPS spokesperson for conferences and media interviews on supply chain matters.

Liam Costello

Global Supply Chain Logistics Capabilities Manager, Intel

Experienced manager in a multinational supply chain environment managing a team of business analysts, supply chain analysts and project managers. Expert in project management methods and strategy with a demonstrated history of successful global project deployments and in coordinating/managing a large portfolio of supply chain projects to enable Intel efficiency, growth and compliance. PMP certified individual, skilled in supply chain, logistics, negotiations, outsourcing, operations management, engineering, and strategic planning.

David Mackenzie

Senior Manager, Baringa Partners

David is a Senior Manager in Baringa’s Supply Chain & Procurement practice. He has over 15 years industry and consulting experience in supply chain operations and strategy, within telecommunications and utility sectors. He has operated warehouses, distribution centres and transport operations managing large teams through strategic transformation, operational excellence and business improvement change. He also brings extensive experience in Network Design, including deploying and using AIMMs into a global telco and using it to optimise the travel time of nearly 30k engineers. He has a passion for sustainable supply chain, using Network Design tools to model and reduce carbon emissions.

Paul van Nierop

Product Owner : Supply Chain Network Design, AIMMS

Paul is the Product Owner for Network Design at AIMMS.  He has a Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering and 25 years of experience in Supply Chain Network Design and planning.  Paul has worked in a number of roles including functional, consulting, software, sales, managerial and executive roles during his career, and has been involved in 60+ cycles of network design at different levels over the years.

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