Pharma End-to-End Supply Chain 2014
- Supply Chain Strategy & Management
- Demand Management
- Supplier Relations
Janice Kite, MBA, MCMI, MIBC, Traceability Director Healthcare, GS1 Global Office
Prior to undertaking the assignment with GS1 Global Office to facilitate the development of process and technical Traceability standards, Janice was a senior Manager with responsibility for eBusiness for Johnson & Johnson’s UK Medical Device and Diagnostic companies. This role continued a common thread throughout her career of roles at various stages of the extended supply chain with the trend of moving downstream closer to the external customer. She has held a number of positions with medical device industry associations: ABHI and Eucomed. Her MBA dissertation (Hypothesis: Medical Device manufacturer applied or embedded RFID has benefits to Patient Safety over existing Auto-ID technologies, e.g. Bar Codes) received critical acclaim.
Martin FitzGerald, deputy to the Director General, GIRP
Martin FitzGerald, deputy to the Director General, advises the association on a matrix of pharmaceutical and legal issues impacting upon the interests of the pharmaceutical full-line wholesale sector in Europe. He also represents the association externally and in this respect works with the European institutions such as the European Commission, the European Parliament and the Council as well as with other European and International organisations such as the Council of Europe and the WHO. Another important part of his work consists in liaising with European stakeholder associations and national health authorities.
Matthew Moran, Director, PharmaChemical Ireland
Matthew Moran, Director, PharmaChemical Ireland Matthew Moran is Director of PharmaChemical Ireland. He graduated in Chemistry at Trinity College Dublin in 1980 and in Chemical Engineering at University College Dublin in 1981; he holds an MBA also from University College Dublin (Smurfit School of Business). He worked for over ten years in the pharmaceutical industry where he held a number of management positions both in active ingredient and dosage form manufacture. Matthew Moran is also founder of the Irish BioIndustry Association (IBIA). He is a member the European Chemical Industry Council (CEFIC). Matthew Moran is Vice-President of the Active Pharmaceuticals Ingredients (API) Committee of CEFIC (CEFIC/APIC). PharmaChemical Ireland represents the interests of the pharmachem sector in Ireland. The Irish BioIndustry Association promotes the needs of the biotech sector in Ireland. CEFIC/APIC represents the European API Industry. Matthew is also Director of the Greater Dublin Region of IBEC.
Richard Bergström, Director General, European Federation of Pharmaceutical, Industries and Associations (EFPIA)
Richard Bergström has been the Director General of the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA) since April 2011. Previously he served for nine years as the Director-General of LIF, the Swedish Association of the Pharmaceutical Industry, following positions in Switzerland in regulatory affairs at the pharmaceutical companies Roche and Novartis. Mr Bergström was also appointed by the Swedish Government to the Board of the Karolinska Institute. He is a pharmacist by training, receiving his MScPharm degree from the University of Uppsala, Sweden in 1988.
Christopher Gallwas, Head of Networking Planning (GPO) Boehringer Ingelheim
Christopher is responsible for all network planning related processes of Boehringer Ingelheim. He ensures the support, harmonization, improvement and implementation of global processes in the area of Demand Planning, Replenishment Planning, Inventory Planning and Target Setting, Sales & Operations Planning, Supply Chain Modelling and Supply Chain Design. Before Christopher joined Boehringer Ingelheim, he has worked as Supply Chain Planning consultant for several companies in the pharmaceutical and chemical industry.
Birk Vanderweeën, Head of Supply Planning Analytics, Global Supply Chain & Strategy, AstraZeneca
As registered Industrial pharmacist and QP, Birk has 20+ years experience in the industry. He has held Leadership roles in Manufacturing, Quality Assurance, Site Management, Supply Chain Management, Logistics and Distribution and have lived and worked in Belgium, UK and Japan. Birk has worked closely with Commercial, to develop innovative and value adding distribution and supply chain solutions and has led multicultural teams and projects across EMEA, Asiapac and globally. He has been a member of Country Senior Leadership Teams in Belgium and Japan. Birk’s current role in Global Supply Chain and Strategy focuses on transforming our supply chains into E2E Value Chains and ensures the capabilities we need to be successful in the future are in place. Birk works in the UK but lives in Belgium with his wife and 2 sons (Thomas and Brent). He likes skiing, mountain biking and is trying to play golf.
Michele Ingravallo is responsible for driving and managing the performance of the Alcura organisation / Brand and businesses related across all the countries and divisional operation, and providing the strategic direction and support to the local operations. Also he is responsible for driving the business innovation process for all the business brands in the pharmaceutical wholesale division of Alliance Boots. He possesses European pharmaceutical experience and he has developed the strategic direction for healthcare and specialised services in the European and Chinese Markets. Michele is a graduate professor in Science, Technology and Maths. He is an MBA Candidate from the University of Bradford – School of Management. Within Alliance Boots, he has held a number of senior positions in the last 9 years where he has developed a series of clinical services for Pharmaceutical Manufacturers, hospitals and CROs. Prior to Alliance Boots, Michele held a number of senior roles in reengineering and consultancy positions in Coca Cola Company, and within the Telecommunication, Bank and the Oil sectors.
Olivier Simonnot has been working for Sensitech Inc.
UTC Building & Industrial Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp., for seven years and currently holds the position of Strategic Market Manager, Life Sciences EMEA. He previously held several positions in Marketing and Product Management in several international technology oriented companies. He holds a Master of Science in Telecommunications from the French engineering school ESIGETEL and a Master in Business Administration from the Rotterdam School of Management. He is an active member of the French Cold Chain Association, participated in the sub-commission on Metrology and Risk Assessment and is currently active in the Last Mile and New EU GDP working groups.
Jonathan Marshall, Partner, Pricewaterhouse Coopers
09:30 – Chairperson’s Opening Remarks – Janice Kite, Traceability Director Healthcare, GS1
09:40-10:20 – How the European Pharmaceutical-Distribution Landscape Is Today and How Will It Affect Commercial Activities in Europe?
Johnathon Marshall, Pharma & Life Sciences Advisory Director, PwC
10:20-11:00 – Strategic Transformation of Supply Chains
Birk Vanderweeen, VP Global Supply Chain Systems Processes and Analytics, ASTRAZENECA
11:00-11:40 – Morning Refreshment & Networking break – Exhibitors Lounge
11:40 – 12:20 Improve Planning Capabilities and Eliminating Waste in Supply Chains
- The importance of marketing, sales, and finance departments combined with the latest marketplace intelligence and historical demand data to create a consensus forecast of drugs
- What are the ways to prioritise forecasting in the supply chain?
- What are some of the technological tools that could assist in forecasting reliable lead times in the supply chain?
- Why is product integrity important in helping eliminate waste in supply chain?
Christopher Gallwas, Head of Networking Planning (GPO), Boehringer Ingelheim
12:20-13:00 – GS1 Standards: Foundational to Regulatory Compliance and Improving the Efficiency of Supply Chain
- Daily interaction is natural and unnoticed
- The latest in GS1 developments
- Enabling regulatory compliance, supply chain security and patient safety
Janice Kite, Traceability Director Healthcare, GS1
13:00-14:00 – Networking Lunch
14:00-14:40 – Managing temperature sensitive products in challenging markets: Indian Case Study
- How to overcome challenges
- On the ground expertise
- Specific insight
- Solution meeting individual needs
Paul Morris, Strategic Account Manager, Life Sciences, Agelity
14:40 – 15:20 – Latest Updates on Europe’s Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Landscape
- How will the Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) in Europe increase and significance of local agency oversight and importance of strong supplier relationships?
- How will the USFDA launch of a new supply chain initiate with EU counterparts improve the quality of pharmaceutical products?
Richard Bergstrom, Director General, EFPIA (European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations)
15:20-16:00 – Afternoon Tea Break & Networking
16:00-16:45 – Globalisation and Its Effects on Regulation of the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain
- How can pharmaceutical companies develop new business opportunities and reduce costs by diversifying the manufacturing supply chain?
- How can pharmaceutical companies manage their supply chain amidst regulations and compliance, ethics, CSR, social and environmental aspects of emerging markets?
Richard Bergström, Director General, EFPIA (European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations)
Jonathon Marshall, Pharma and Life Sciences Advisory Partner, PWC
Oliver Simonnot, Strategic Market Manager Life Science EMEA, Sensitech EMEA, The Netherlands
16:45 -17:00 – Chairperson’s Closing Remark – Janice Kite, Traceability Director Healthcare, GS1
17:00 – 18:00 – Networking Drinks Reception – Take your discussion further to a receptive environment – Exhibitors Lounge
09:30 – 09:40 – Chairperson’s Opening Remarks – Paul Morris, Strategic Account Manager, Life Sciences, Agility
09:40 – 10:20 – Key Trends Driving the Need for Supply Chain Security
- Intentional adulteration, cargo theft, counterfeiting
- Implementing an end – to – end proactive pharmaceutical supply chain security program
- Product traceability
- Compliance with corporate and regulatory group standards
Tom Cochrane, Head of Security Operations, MUNDIPHARMA
10:20 – 11:00 – Clinical and Commercial Drug Supply Chain Management – Concordances and Differences
- How the use of SAP IT solutions for clinical supply chain management ensures integration with commercial supply chain
- Particularities of clinical supply chain compared with commercial supply chain dependent on clinical development phase
- Optimisation and risk avoidance of clinical supply chain supported by simulation
- Clinical supply chain as pioneer for avoiding fake drugs
Dr. Micahel Richter, Clinical Demand and Supply Leader, Roche
11:00-11:40 – Morning Break & Networking
11:40 -12:20 – Temperature Sensitive Products Supply Chain Integrity
- Review of Industry trends and increased global regulatory requirements
- Review of available industry solutions to meet these requirements
- The benefits of continuous process improvement
Oliver Simonnot, Strategic Market Manager LifeScience EMEA, Sensitech EMEA, The Netherlands
12:20-13:00 – The European Stakeholder Model (ESM) – The Development of a European Medicines Verification System (EMVS)
- Falsified Medicines Directive and its delegated act on safety features – what its mean for manufacturers, wholesalers and pharmacies
- Establishing a European Medicines Verification System (EMVS) – What has been done so far
- Making the European Medicines Verification system (EMVS) work in practice at European and national levels
- EU hub and first national level experiences
Maarten Van Baelen, Market Access Director, European Generic Medicines Association
13:00-14:00 – Networking Lunch
14:00-14:40 – Managing Healthcare Delivery Channels in the Specialty Market
- What is the specialty market outlook?
- How is the market delivering care and therapies to patients?
- How can the pharmacy play a role within the specialty healthcare provision?
Michele Ingravallo, Director of Business Innovation and Transformation, Alliance Boots
14:40-15:20 – Steering the Future of the Healthcare Supply Chain
- What are the forces reshaping the environment in which the industry operates and dictating the need for a different sort of Supply chain?
Scott A. Lawson, Director, PwC
15:20-16:00 – Afternoon Tea Break & Networking
16:00-16:40 – What does the future hold for Pharmaceutical supply chain
- Innovation methods for increasing supply chain visibility
- Developing a comprehensive risk management strategy
- Accurately forecasting demand within the supply chain.
Scott A. Lawson, Pharma & Life Sciences Advisory Director, PWC
Birk Vanderweeen, VP Global Supply Chain Systems Processes and Analytics, AstraZeneca
Paul Morris, Strategic Account Manager, Life Science, Agility
16:40 – Chairperson’s Closing Remark – Paul Morris, Strategic Account Manager, LifeSciences, Agility
End of Conference
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