Innovation in Sourcing and Procurement

Date/Time: Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Room: InterContinental Barclay - Grand Ballroom


How does your company measure up in supplier relationship management? Leading executives in sourcing, procurement, and supply management share best practices and lessons learned in how to drive value and performance in the pharmaceutical customer–supplier relationship.

Topics include:

  • Advanced sourcing in new product development
    Gain first-hand knowledge from one pharmaceutical company that is using an advanced sourcing and innovation team to achieve benefits in terms of risk mitigation and value creation by optimizing technology scouting and engaging with the right suppliers at the right point of time in drug development. Learn how the company is applying a phase-dependent development approach aligned with commercial category strategies and the role that Procurement plays to bring about innovation.

Speaker: Jeroen Dubois, Director, Advanced Sourcing and Innovation, Small Molecules, Janssen Supply Chain Procurement, Johnson & Johnson 

  • Strategies for successfully managing a molecule from in-house to external production
    Moving manufacturing from in-house production to a contract manufacturing organization (CMO) is a common decision taken by pharmaceutical companies, but what can be done to ensure the success of the project? Learn of one pharmaceutical company’s innovative approaches in project management and supplier metrics to successfully manage such a project.

Speaker: Melanie Miller, PhD, Head of R&D External Manufacturing, Product Development, Global Product Development & Supply, Bristol-Myers Squibb

  • Innovation in supplier relationship management: Out-of-industry views
    What can pharmaceutical companies learn from other industries to optimize the customer–supplier relationship? Learn of innovative approaches in supplier relationship management, including collaboration strategies between customer and supplier and new ways to manage the relationship, such as collaborative supply-chain planning. Learn of best practices and case studies from outside the industry and how they can be applied to pharmaceutical companies and suppliers.

Speaker: Saurabh Goyal, Associate Partner, McKinsey & Company

This program is brought to you through the kind support of Metrics Contract Services.

Registration Details:

  • Member Company Price: $169.00
  • Non-Member Price: $479.00
  • Doors open at 8:30 AM for coffee & networking prior to the program.

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