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Procurement Leaders' Summit

The pandemic has propelled procurement’s contribution to growth, innovation and transformation like never before. But how do leaders maintain the momentum and make strategic decisions that deliver sustainable and resilient growth?

Find answers to this question and many more at the 2022 Procurement Leaders' Summit

The global pandemic has caused a temporary disruption of supply flows and a fundamental shift towards localization of supply and diversification of suppliers, where ever economically possible. After a year of living with a pandemic, we should congratulate ourselves on successfully adapting to the new reality. But as we emerge from the pandemic, new challenges await, brought upon us by the inevitable economic crisis.

The conference programme is addressing the challenges of an uncertain future. The main conference topics are strengthening resilience and robustness in the light of macroeconomic, geostrategic and strategic changes, identifying opportunities for innovation and efficiency in procurement, procurement risk management, procurement & purchasing strategies and leadership in the Era of uncertainty.

The Procurement Leaders' Summit which is held every year along with ELSC Leadership Conclave will once again become a central point of procurement knowledge, information and networking by focusing on key procurement topics and trends, delivered by outstanding professionals and by celebrating organisational & professional achievements at The Procurement & Sourcing Awards 2022.

This edition would be held as a standalone event.




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Schedule 2022

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Schedule 2021

16 December, 2021 | Virtual Connect
01.05 pm – 01.55 pm
01.55 pm – 02.00 pm
02.00 pm – 03.00 pm

Theme: Future-Proof Your Procurement And Develop New Ideas To Win During Disruption, And Build Agility Into Systems, Processes & Decision

  • Mr. Swapnil Pore, Indirect Procurement Head, Landmark Group (Moderator)
  • Mr. Vinay Kumar Srivastava, VP & Head - Procurement, Real Estate & Administration, Blue Dart Express Ltd.
  • Mr. Badal Agrawal, Head – Procurement, Ferrero
  • Mr. Amit Bal, Global Procurement Lead, GSK Pharmaceuticals
  • Mr. Prashant Shinde. Indirect Procurement Lead, Sudarshan Chemicals
03.05 pm – 04.05 pm

Theme: A Roadmap For Aligning Procurement And Finance

  • Mr. Srinivasan CT, Head - Infrastructure Management and Procurement, Reliance Nippon Life Insurance Co. Ltd. (Moderator)
  • Mr. Manoj Duggal, SVP - Finance (Head Taxation, Finance, Procurement), Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Co. Ltd.
  • Ms. Anuradha Khedia, Commercial Finance Leader - South Asia and China, General Electric
  • Mr. Ashok Bhat, Purchase Head, Pullman & Novotel, Accor Group
  • Mr. Tarun Gakhar, Head - Procurement Operations, Kellogg India Pvt. Ltd.
  • Mr. Ashish Rastogi, AVP - Procurement, RSPL Group
04.05 pm – 04.15 pm
04.15 pm – 05.15 pm

Theme: A View Towards The Future Of Sourcing & Procurement – The Increasing Role Of Vendor Management

  • Mr. Jaswinder Saini, Head - Procurement, Tata Sky Ltd. (Moderator)
  • Mr. Kketan C Pabari, Head - Commercial & Procurement, Aditya Birla Capital Ltd.
  • Mr. Sumit Jhamb, Chief Procurement Officer, SKH Group
  • Mr. Aditya Verma, VP - Global Procurement, Dorf Ketal Chemicals India Pvt. Ltd.
  • Mr. Balagangadharan Venugopal, Sr.VP – BI, CRIF Solutions Pvt. Ltd
  • Ms. Neelam Pathak, Director - Sourcing & Analytics, Nordex Group
  • Mr. Ajith Gopinath, Asia Middle East Africa Procurement Lead - Capital Equipment, Infrastructure and MRO, Mondelēz International
Closing Panel Discussion
05.20 pm – 06.20 pm

Theme: Intelligent Procurement Workflows: Harmonizing Technology And Data To Improve Processes, Enhance Customer Experience And Accelerate Value

  • Mr. Nilesh Bubna, Associate Director – Advisory, KPMG India (Moderator)
  • Mr. Amol Kulkarni, VP – Contracts & Procurement, THINK Gas Distribution Pvt. Ltd.
  • Ms. Malabika Chatterjee, Head - Vendor Development & Functional Excellence, Tata Steel Ltd.
  • Mr. Rakesh Nandan Sharma, Global Lead - Technology Procurement, BlackRock
  • Mr. Kartik S, Head - Procurement, Tagros Chemicals India (P) Ltd.
  • Mr. Karan Bhatia, VP, Head - Procurement & Facilities, Bharti AXA Life Insurance Co. Ltd.
Conference Adjourns
06:20 pm

Speakers 2021

Amit Bal
Amit Bal
Global Procurement Lead, GSK Pharmaceuticals
Neelam Pathak
Neelam Pathak
Director - Sourcing & Analytics, Nordex Group
Kketan C Pabari
Kketan C Pabari
Head - Commercial & Procurement, Aditya Birla Capital Ltd.
Tarun Gakhar
Tarun Gakhar
Head - Source to Pay Operations, Bayer India Ltd.
Badal Agrawal
Badal Agrawal
Head - Procurement, Ferrero
Kartik S
Kartik S
Head - Procurement, Tagros Chemicals India (P) Ltd.
Srinivasan CT
Srinivasan CT
Head - Infrastructure Management & Procurement, Reliance Nippon Life Insurance Co. Ltd.
Ashok Bhat
Ashok Bhat
Purchase Head, Pullman & Novotel, Accor Group

Procurement Excellence Awards

Nominations Open for 2022!
  • Project Excellence
  • Best-In-Class
  • Crème-de-la-Crème
  • Individual Excellence

Project Excellence Categories

  • Best Procurement Project – Public Sector / Private Sector / SME
  • Best e-Procurement Project
  • Best Outsourcing Project
  • Best Green Procurement Initiative / Project
  • Best Project Contributing to Organisational Value, Sustainability & Innovation
  • Best Collaborative SRM Project
  • Best Procurement Consultancy Project
2019 Winners

Best-In-Class Categories

  • Best-In-Class Indirect Procurement
  • Best-In-Class Supplier Excellence
  • Best-In-Class Quality Excellence in Procurement
  • Best-In-Class Use of Technology in Procurement
  • Best-In-Class Cross-Functional Collaboration
  • Best-In-Class External Collaboration
  • Best-In-Class Excellence in Cost Management
  • Best-In-Class Business Process Excellence Program
  • Best-In-Class People Development Initiative
  • Best-In-Class Procurement Diversity Initiative
  • Best-In-Class Ethical Procurement Practices
2019 Winners

Crème-de-la-Crème Categories

  • Best Procurement Excellence (Sectoral)
  • Best Procurement Innovation
  • Best Procurement Transformation
  • Best Procurement Employer
  • Best Procurement Service Provider
  • Best Procure-to-Pay Solution of the Year
  • Best Source-to-Pay Solution of the Year
  • Best Competitive Advantage Through Global Sourcing
  • Best Procurement Consultancy of the Year
  • Overall Excellence in Procurement & Sourcing
  • Most Improved Purchasing Operations
  • Most Disruptive Procurement Start-Up
2019 Winners

Individual Excellence Categories

  • Procurement Leader of the Year
  • Procurement Woman of the Year
  • Young Procurement Professional of the Year
  • Best Procurement Team of the Year
  • Best Shared Services Team of the Year
  • Best Supplier Team of the Year
2019 Winners

Jury Members

Somnath Chatterjee
Somnath Chatterjee
Head - Procurement & Logistics
ITC Ltd.
Piyush Chaturvedi
Piyush Chaturvedi
SVP - Corporate Procurement
Adani Electricity Mumbai Ltd.
Puneet Duggal
Puneet Duggal
Director - Indirect Procurement
Flipkart Internet Pvt. Ltd.
Abhik Mitra
Abhik Mitra
Managing Director
Spoton Logistics Pvt. Ltd.
Dr. R. Arunachalam
Dr. R. Arunachalam
IBOB SCS - SF International
Procyon Mukherjee
Procyon Mukherjee
Jasjit Sethi
Jasjit Sethi
Chief Executive Officer
TCI Supply Chain Solutions Ltd.
Prabhu Balasrinivasan
Prabhu Balasrinivasan
Sr. Director - Procurement
Flipkart Internet Pvt. Ltd.
Sreedhar Kanboina
Sreedhar Kanboina
Director - Sourcing & Procurement: South, East & Southeast Asia
Ryan Viegas
Ryan Viegas
Consultant - Pharma & Healthcare
FM India Supply Chain Pvt. Ltd.
Vinodkumar Nair
Vinodkumar Nair
DDirector - Supply Chain | Group Procurement Director
Amcor Ltd.
Radha Mohan Gupta
Radha Mohan Gupta
Regional Procurement Director
South Asia
Reckitt Benckiser (India) Ltd.

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