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Infosys BPO at the Advancement in Sourcing & Procurement Strategies Conference

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Event details

Date: February 4-5, 2010
Venue: Singapore Marriott Hotel, Singapore

 

Event Overview

Procurement is an integral part of corporate performance. The Advancement in Sourcing & Procurement Strategies conference helps companies develop a robust procurement strategy. These strategies deliver real benefits and prepare companies for economic recovery and expansion.

Infosys BPO is a Platinum Sponsor of the marcus evans conference.

 

Session Details

Day 1 – February 4, 2010

Session: Client presentation by Rio Tinto, Infosys' client
Topic: Capitalizing on Strategic Sourcing and Optimizing Spend Management Strategies
Time: 10:45 Singapore time
Speaker: Alan Hustwick, General Manager, Global Sourcing, Rio Tinto, Singapore

 

Session Description
  • Standardizing and automating sourcing and operational procurement processes to enhance procurement efficiency
  • Optimizing spend through better category management and strategic sourcing
  • Managing supply risk and rationalizing suppliers across regions to ensure reliable supply
  • Providing advance visibility into demand for effective supplier collaborations to accelerate time-to-market
  • Standardizing and automating sourcing and operational procurement processes to enhance procurement efficiency

Infosys BPO hosts a networking lunch at 13:00, Singapore time.

 

Day 2 – February 5, 2010

Session: Panel Discussion
Topic: Building Proactive Business Relationships with your Supplier through Supplier Relationship Management (SRM)
Time: 12:30 Singapore time
Speakers: Asheesh Mehra, Associate Vice President, and Head, Infosys BPO – Asia Pacific, and S Vaitheeswaran, Vice President and Business Head, Infosys BPO.

 

Session Description
  • Reviewing critical steps to achieve best-in-class supply management functions - sourcing, procurement, negotiation and contract management to enhance your existing procurement and supply chain efficiency
  • Examining SRM processes between sourcing and procurement within your organization and across the supply base to increase supply chain visibility and gather insights into global spending
  • Driving the value of SRM and procurement and implementation through a strategic supplier relationship, state-of-the-art technology, outsourcing and adopting best practices

Asheesh Mehra, Associate Vice President, and Head, Infosys BPO – Asia Pacific, will deliver the opening remarks at 08:55, Singapore time.

 

Speaker Profile

Alan Hustwick

Alan Hustwick has been with Rio Tinto, a large diversified resources company, for more than 21 years. He has held several senior financial and commercial positions. His current responsibilities include managing global spend categories for mining materials, raw materials, and IPO offices in Shanghai and New Delhi. He has also established a presence in procurement for Rio Tinto in Singapore.

Alan is a Chartered Accountant. He began his career in finance and has held senior roles in procurement in the last 10 years.

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