2015 Edition : Procurement Strategy Forum


Day 1 - 29th Sept 2015

  • 09:00 am - 10:00 am : Registration with Tea / Coffee

  • 10:00 am - 10:15 am : Welcome note by Chairperson of the Conference

    • Mr. Ramesh Krishnamurthy, Procurement Director - South Asia, Hindustan Unilever Ltd.
  • 10:15 am - 11:15 am : Panel Discussion Session

    Theme: Meet The New CPOs: Guardians of the Bottom Line

    • Mr. Ramesh Krishnamurthy, Procurement Director - South Asia, Hindustan Unilever Ltd. (Moderator)
    • Mr. Milind Tailor, Head - SCM, Diebold Systems Pvt. Ltd.
    • Mr. Debasish Roy, VP - Procurement & Supply Chain, Blue Star Ltd.
    • Dr. Kishor Sankhe, Group Procurement Head & Strategy, D. B .Corp Ltd.
    • Mr. Susheyl Balabaskaran, Regional Director, South East Asia, Visteon
    • Mr. Dhiraj Kalani, Director - Advisory - Performance Improvement, Ernst & Young LLP
  • 11:15 am - 11:40 am : Procurement 3.0 Track

    Topic: New Frontiers for Vendor Spend Management in Indian Organisations

    • Mr. Shabbir Imani, Director & Co-Founder, Expenzing
  • 11:40 am - 12:00 pm : Tea / Coffee & Networking Break

  • 12:00 pm - 12:25 pm : Individual Presentation Session

    Topic: Procurement Transformation at DFPCL

    • Mr. Kartik Santhanam, AVP - Commercials, Deepak Fertilizers & Petrochemicals Corporation Ltd.
  • 12:25 pm - 12:50 pm : Individual Presentation Session

    Topic: Responsible Supply Chain - Best Practices & Emerging Trends

    • Mr. Manohar R, Director - Purchasing, SKF India Ltd.
  • 12:50 pm - 01:45 pm : Lunch & Networking Break

  • 01:45 pm - 02:45 pm : Panel Discussion Session

    Theme: Strategic Sourcing & Supplier Relationship Management - Working Together Towards More Competitive Advantage

    • Mr. Venkatesh Kulkarni, VP - Central Procurement, Reliance Infra Ltd. (Moderator)
    • Mr. Dev Arora, Associate VP - Procurement, Moser Baer India Ltd.
    • Mr. Biman Ghosh, VP & Head - Technology Sourcing, The Royal Bank of Scotland, India
    • Mr. Pradeep Singhal, VP & Head Vendor Management - Consumer products, Bajaj Electricals Ltd.
    • Mr. Sheshadri PV, Sr. VP- Procurement, Future Supply Chain Solutions Ltd.
  • 02:45 pm - 03:45 pm : Panel Discussion Session

    Theme: Where is Asia on the Road to Strategic Procurement?

    • Mr. Manohar R, Director - Purchasing, SKF India Ltd. (Moderator)
    • Mr. Vikas Chetri, Indirect Procurement Territory Manager, South Asia, Syngenta India Ltd.
    • Mr. Shabbir Kanchwala, Sr. VP - Purchase & Project Co-ordination, K Raheja Corp
    • Mr. Pravin K Purang, Management Advisor & Group Head - Procurement & SCM, Jindal Steel & Power Ltd.
  • 03:45 pm - 04:15 pm : Tea/ Coffee & Networking Break

  • 04:15 pm - 05:30 pm : Panel Discussion Session

    Theme: Defining the Role of Procurement in 2015 and Beyond - What is Procurement’s Next Business Model

    • Mr. Prabhu Balasrinivasan, Sr. Director - Procurement, Flipkart (Moderator)
    • Mr. Ravikant Poddar, Head - Commercial & Procurement, Birla Sun Life Insurance Company Ltd.
    • Mr. Prashant Raut, Head - Indirect Purchase Operations, Sandvik - Asia Ltd.
    • Mr. Puneet Duggal, Director - Procurement - Indirect, Yum! Restaurants International.
    • Mr. Amit Bhowmik, Head - Procurement Centre - South Asia, Linde India Ltd.
    • Mr. Sanjeev Garg, Global Head - Customer Care (CVBU), Tata Motors Ltd.
  • 06:00 pm - 07:15 pm : Procurement Excellence Awards