Guest Keynote Speakers

Dhaval Buch

Dhaval Buch

SVP, Supply Chain, Asia, Africa, Russia, Unilever

Dhaval is based in Singapore and currently heads the Unilever Supply Chain for Asia, Africa and Russia which has ~44,000 people operating 130 factories and 220 Distribution Centres and serves ~4000 customers. He also heads up Unilever Engineering Services which is responsible for deploying Unilever’s capital expenditure (~€ 2 billion/year) globally.

Prior to this, he spent a year in London as the Senior Vice President, Supply Chain Strategy working with Unilever’s Chief Supply Chain Officer.

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Lim Chin Chye

Lim Chin Chye

Vice President, Haier Home Appliance Group, Haier

Mr. Lim Chin Chye is currently Vice President of Haier Home Appliance group responsible for its supply chain. Prior to joining Haier in 2008, he had spent over 20 years in Hewlett-Packard Company Supply Chain and Manufacturing Operations. Currently, he heads Global Supply Chain for Haier Company’s Home Appliances Group in Shangdong province of China. His responsibilities include supply chain strategy and networks; demand management; supply management; order management; factory operations and customer delivery.

Grant Enders

Grant Enders

General Manager, Coles

Grant Enders has been with Coles for 6 years working across Supply Chain and leading various functions including a project on Direct Overseas Sourcing and Contract Management. Grant then moved into the Merchandise function, running the Coles Red Meat department and then the Vendor Management office. Since mid 2012 Grant has led the replenishment function accountable for Coles 743 Supermarkets and 640 Coles Express stores.

Prior to Coles Grant was the Country Director for Exel pty Ltd in Thailand which at the time was Exel's largest logistics operation in Asia.

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Guest Speakers

Lim Chin Chye

Joseph Francis

Executive Director, Supply Chain Council, Inc.

Joseph Francis is Executive Director for the Supply Chain Council (SCC). He is an acknowledged expert on Supply Chain and business management with a particular focus on the SCOR framework for Supply Chain Management, and related frameworks in Sales and Product Design. Prior to his role as Executive Director, in his role as Research Director he introduced SCORmark, a benchmarking system for the Council, SCOR-P and SCOR-S certifications, and created a new training system for SCOR and Supply Chain Management that has been delivered to over 3000 Senior Supply Chain Professionals in over 30 countries.

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Case-Study Speakers

  • AJ Franco
  • Asia Pacific Customer Services & Logistics Director
  • Speaker Profile
  • Paul Rubenach
  • Manufacturing Director, South Pacific
    Colgate-Palmolive Pty Ltd.
  • Speaker Profile
  • Patrick Vialle
  • National Demand & Supply Planning Manager
    Parmalat Australia Ltd
  • Speaker Profile

Gartner Analysts

Aimi, Greg
Aronow, Stan
Barrett, Jane
Burkett, Michael
Davis, Matthew
Jacobson, Simon F
Lisica, James
Sterneckert, Kevin
Steutermann, Steven
Tarafdar, Debashis

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