Procurement Leadership Circle: Copenhagen

We are delighted to invite senior executives to join us in Copenhagen...

15 June 2017
Tradeshift Copenhagen Office
17:00

Executive Networking Reception

As we enter a new era for business, the implications for corporate agility are profound. Join Tradeshift at the Digital Procurement Leadership Circle in Copenhagen as they discuss the challenges of digitisation for big businesses and the opportunities it brings.

Where

Tradeshift Office, Landemærket 10,
1st Floor, 1119 Copenhagen, Denmark

Followed by dinner at restaurant Brdr. Price

Date, Time

15 June 2017 | From 5pm

 The Digital Leadership Agenda

For many executives, business agility is a key priority for 2017. Supply chain and procurement are two particular areas that can have a tremendous impact on overall agility. Digitising processes, connecting buyers and suppliers, improving collaboration and much more.

Join the conversation with leading experts and like-minded professionals in this relaxed atmosphere; exchange ideas and debate key issues around digitisation.

This event is ideal for senior leaders in the central IT functions, procurement and supply chain field.

Agenda

Agenda subject to change:

17:00 Arrival & Networking Drinks
17:30 The Future of Procurement – Nicklas Brändström, SVP Tradeshift

Historically, companies have looked to Procurement to help manage costs, improve operational efficiencies, and manage supplier relationships. While these are still important objectives, ongoing global economic uncertainty, the ever-increasing pace of innovation, and the near-constant entrance of new competitors in both established and emerging markets has companies looking to Procurement teams to help facilitate innovation and agility across the business.

  • Why in the last 15 years, 52% of the Fortune 500 companies disappeared?
  • Why Procurement is adapting to become more agile?
  • How Procurement can aid innovation across the company?

18:00 Trends: Changes in consumer behaviours and expectations – Mark Bryan, Management Consulting, KPMG

18:20 Open roundtable – Procurement Innovation: How to successfully transition from being measured on savings to being measured on value – Mark Masterson, Alliances Director, Tradeshift

Refocussing the procurement organisation on value adding activities and becoming more agile is high on the CPO agenda. But what does “value adding procurement” really mean? How is it measured and recognised? And what are the steps to switch from continuous improvement to agility and proactive value creation?

18:50 Walk to Dinner
19:00 Dinner at Brdr. Price

About the Location

The event will begin in the board room of our Copenhagen Tradeshift office. Address: Landemærket 10, 1st Floor, 1119 Copenhagen, Denmark

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About Tradeshift


Tradeshift is a flexible business commerce platform where companies can buy, sell, and tailor B2B solutions to meet their needs. We enable customers to digitise multiple supply chain processes, information and collaboration. Our solutions include procure-to-pay, supplier engagement and financial solutions. Our extensible cloud platform allows you to tailor solutions to meet your company’s needs. Tradeshift connects 1,500,000 companies across 190 countries.

 

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