Procurement & Strategic Sourcing Forum

Procurement & Strategic Sourcing Executive Roundtable
July 23, 2018
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Procurement & Strategic Sourcing Forum

May 5–7, 2019 | Eaglewood Resort & Spa | Chicago, IL

Join like-minded Chief Procurement Officers and other senior procurement and strategic sourcing leaders for inspiration and insight, networking and learning, and proven strategies to improve your business practices.

Faculty Members Include

  • GREG ANDERSON (Ivalua), Vice President
  • STUART ANDREWS (Zebra Technologies), Director, Global Indirect Procurement
  • JIM ARNOLD (finHealth), Founder and Chief Executive Officer
  • IGOR ANSHAKOV (Advanced Auto Parts), Chief Procurement Officer
  • RAMIT BAJAJ (NCI Building Systems), Vice President, Supply Chain
  • SEAN BARR (EcoVadis), Global Lead, FI ESG Strategy
  • ROGER BLUMBERG (Synertrade), Vice President, Business Strategy
  • BILL DEMARTINO (riskmethods), General Manager of North America
  • MARCIE DENNISON (GM Financial), Vice President, Purchasing
  • JOSEPH DUDAS (Mayo Clinic), Vice Chair, Supply Chain Management
  • BILL FREEMAN (Tufts Health Plan), Manager, Strategic Sourcing
  • DOUG FULLENKAMP (Insight Sourcing Group), Director
  • STAN GARBER (Scout RFP), President
  • RON GREGORSOK (AmerisourceBergen), Vice President, Supply Chain Management
  • RAYMOND HAIDAR (Continental Corporation), Vice President, Corporate Purchasing
  • DAVID HARVEY (CoreTrust), Sales Director
  • AHMET HEPDOGAN (Ferrara Candy Company), Vice President, Procurement
  • SURAJ KRISHNAN (Axalta Coating Systems), Vice President, Directs Procurement & Resin Supply Chain
  • SCOTT LANE (The Red Flag Group), Chief Executive Officer and Chairman
  • NANCY JORGENSEN (Basware), Senior Global Business Advisor
  • BETS LILLO (AbbVie), Vice President, Global Purchasing Operations, Systems & Compliance
  • DANIEL MALECHUK (Mastronardi Produce Ltd.), Senior Vice President, Supply Chain
  • JOSEPH MATTHEWS (Gentex Corporation), Vice President, Purchasing
  • ANN-MARIE MCCARTHY (Endurance International Group), Chief Procurement Officer
  • JEFFREY MCGREW (Anheuser-Busch), Senior Director, Procurement MRO & CAPEX
  • TIFFANY MERCURI (Patterson Companies), Director, Indirect Sourcing, Transportation, & COE
  • MARY KAY MERKT (Johnson Bank), Senior Vice President, Director of Vendor Management & Procurement and Business Continuity Management
  • GURU MOHAN (Mentor Graphics), Head of Global Procurement
  • ERIC NARSOLIS (HERE Technologies), Head of Sourcing, Americas Region
  • JAMES NGUYEN (Zoetis), Global Head of Procurement
  • SCOTT OTTENHEIMER (QBE), Vice President, Head of Procurement
  • MIKE OZMERAL (Reyes Holdings L.L.C.), Chief Procurement Officer
  • MICHELLE PETERSON (Rackspace), Vice President, Supply Chain, Real Estate & License Management
  • ANDARZ ROYA (Nexans), Chief Procurement Officer
  • TYLER RUND (CoreTrust), Associate Account Manager
  • SEENU SARMA (Dean Foods), Vice President of Procurement
  • STEVE SAWYER (Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL)), Vice President, Category Management, Operations, Supply Chain Management & Procurement
  • KEN SEDDON (LOT Network, Inc.), Chief Executive Offer
  • BENIA SMITH (Dyson), Director, Indirect Procurement
  • CHRIS SNIDER (Zurich), Technical Director, Business Resilience & Supply Chain, Zurich Risk Engineering North America
  • DOUGLAS SPITZ (QicTic), Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer
  • GREG STOLLER (ManpowerGroup), Head of North America Strategic Sourcing; Director, Global Strategic Partner Management
  • CINDY TSANG (Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts), Vice President, Sourcing & Procurement
  • TIM TSOUCHLOS (Molex), Vice President, Indirect Procurement
  • JESSICA VU (SUEZ), Global CAPEX & Engineering Services Leader
  • JESSICA WALTHER (Macy’s), Director, Strategic Sourcing
  • ANDY WEISEL (Glanbia), Vice President of Procurement, Direct Materials & COE
  • KEITH WOODY (Technicolor), Vice President, Global Indirect Sourcing
  • DARYL WOOLDRIDGE (JPMorgan Chase & Co.), Managing Director and Global Head of Intellectual Property
  • RONALD WRIGHT (KAR Auction Services), Senior Director, Procurement & Enterprise Optimization

Advisory Board

  • AHMET HEPDOGAN (Ferrara Candy Company), Vice President, Procurement
  • ATL MARTINEZ (LafargeHolcim), Vice President and Chief Procurement Officer, U.S.
  • MIKE OZMERAL (Reyes Holdings L.L.C.), Chief Procurement Officer
  • KEITH WOODY (Technicolor), Vice President, Global Indirect Sourcing

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Topics For Discussion

  • Beyond Cost-Cutting: Procurement Departments With A Value-Add Focus
  • Steps & Strategies For A Successful Supplier Management Workflow
  • Procurement’s Role In Supply Resilience & Business Continuity
  • Staying Ahead Of The Curve: Applying Artificial Intelligence (AI) To Supply Chain Management & Procurement
  • Unlocking Value Through Source-To-Pay (S2P) Transformation

Venue: Eaglewood Resort & Spa

1401 Nordic Road, Chicago, IL 60143

In a Prairie-style building on a 106-acre estate, this upscale resort is 8 miles from Legoland Discovery Center Chicago and 14 miles from O'Hare International Airport.

General Sessions

Address top-of-mind issues in a conversational exchange among industry thought leaders, enabling participants to share lessons, expertise, leadership skills, and practical tools.


Engage in advanced dialogue in an informal boardroom-style setting on specific topics that are particularly suited to smaller group discussions.

Networking Meals

Participate in all meals and networking functions hosted on-site by Consero. These intimate gatherings provide countless opportunities to develop lasting business relationships.

Customized Itineraries

Meet with the most innovative service providers in the industry, one-on-one, based on your individual and departmental priorities. Our reputable partners are referred and vetted by your peers.

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Attendees Rave About Consero

  • "Perfect one-day event to refresh your thinking. Recommended every 6 months to any Procurement Leader"
    Kirit Rosario
    True Value Company
  • "Very collaborative and discussion oriented. It's great not to sit through PowerPoints!"
    Mike Ozmeral
    Reyes Holdings
  • "Great variety of topics in an intimate setting of Chief Procurement Officers"
    John Becvar
  • "This is an informative and great opportunity for networking with Senior Purchasing Executives"
    Steven Grover
  • "The was my first Consero event and I found it to be very valuable and relevant to my current needs"
    Franklin Fisher
    Milliker & Co.
  • "Well worth the time and investment!"
    Jason Shumrak
  • “The forum was informative, an eye-opener to the needs I have, and a mechanism to connect with vendors outside of my reach.”
    Marcia Jones
    Clayton State University
  • “The Consero event was a huge networking opportunity with peers in the function to discuss similar issues and challenges. It gave capability to have discussions about solutions, without a hard sell. The solution providers linked with my needs – so the concept sold itself.”
    William Bagley
  • The opportunity I was looking for–to have a deep, direct, and actionable conversation with true subject-matter experts.
    Matt Markel
    WestRock Company
  • "Well run, well planned, and beneficial to the participants."
    Greg Brinkman
    Badcock Corp.

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