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Eurasia's 3rd Shared Service and BPO GCR-Congress 2008

Date: November 17-18, 2008
Venue: Novotel Atlantis Shanghai, China

Event Overview | Session Details | Speaker Profiles

Event Overview
Infosys BPO is a Gold sponsor at Eurasia's 3rd Shared Service and BPO GCR-Congress 2008. The conference focuses on F&A, HR, IT and Procurement, and Shared Services in the Greater China region. With an increasing number of SSC and BPO projects implemented in the Greater China region, the event will provide insights from leading Shared Service practitioners across industries and solution providers. It will validate SSC and BPO models with regional or local expertise.

Session Details

Session 1

Topic: Value Creation in a Shared Services Environment - The Philips Case Study
Time: 09:00-12:30 China Standard Time
Speaker: Michel de Zeeuw, Vice President and Executive Client Partner Europe, Infosys BPO

Session Description
Michel discusses value creation in a shared services environment with the help of Philips' example where Infosys BPO acquired three Philips F&A global shared services centers in a landmark deal which saw over 1,400 employees joining Infosys. The presentation focuses on analyzing the key factors contributing to achieving mutual benefits and a long-term win-win partnership.

Session 2

Topic: Value Creation with Order Management through delivery excellence in China
Time: 09:00-12:30 China Standard Time
Speaker: Allen K Lam, Vice President and Head of APAC, Infosys BPO

Session Description
Allen reveals how a leading global software company realized value creation through servicing its order management functions from China. This presentation illustrates the key competencies required for operating a multi-lingual environment supporting multi-national companies from China.

Session 3

Topic: Value Creation in a Shared Services Environment - The Philips Case Study (Procurement)
Time: 09:00-12:30 China Standard Time
Speaker: Michel de Zeeuw, Vice President and Executive Client Partner Europe, Infosys BPO

Session Description
Michel discusses value creation for (indirect) procurement function in a shared services environment leveraging the Philips' case study and speaks on how knowledge services benefit indirect procurement.

Speaker Profiles

Michel

Michel has over 14 years of experience in setting up and running global Shared Services. Prior his position at Infosys BPO, Michel was the Senior Vice President at Royal Philips, in charge of Global Finance Shared Services. At Philips, he implemented a global captive organization of more than 2000 FTEs, generating 25% of savings for Philips and reaching world-class cost status. He was the Co-Chair of the European Shared Services Council of the Conference Board from 2004 to 2007.

Allen

Allen manages Infosys BPO's three delivery centers in Asia Pacific - China, Philippines, and Thailand. As a member of Infosys BPO's Executive Council, he drives corporate strategy as well as business initiatives. Allen is also an Executive Council member of Infosys Technologies in China. He has over 10 years of experience in investment banking covering equity capital market as well as M&A activities for Asia Pacific clients. Allen is a certified CPA from New York, USA.

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