Bart Derde
Guest Speaker

Bart Derde

SVP Quality and Supply Chain
Bart Derde is the head of the Quality and Supply Chain (QSC) organisation which supplies >5bn consumer units per year to consumers and customers around the world. QSC has approx 11,000 people based in 24 manufacturing sites around the world, supported by 180 contract manufacturers and is supplied by over 2,000 suppliers, QSC serves our global customer base from 75 Distribution centres.

Bart Joined GSK in 2018 as head of Supply chain for the consumer division was appointed to head of Quality and supply chain for the Consumer health joint venture in 2019.

Before joining GSK Bart was at Reckitt Benckiser from 2004 until 2018, His last role was reporting the CEO as head of Quality safety sustainability and compliance. Prior to that Bart headed up the global operations for RB health and then various roles in the European and global health supply chain. Bart also worked in Barcelona as Supply chain head of the Iberia cluster. Prior to joining Reckitt Benckiser Bart worked at Unilever from 1991 to 2004 in a number of roles in manufacturing, procurement, planning and strategic projects in the UK and the Netherlands.

Born in Sing Gillis Waas, Belgium. Educated in the UK and qualified in Engineering from University of Birmingham now living in the UK with his wife and two daughters.
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Tuesday, 12 July, 2022 / 01:45 PM - 02:30 PM BST
Keynote: Leading with Humanity in a Supply Chain

After unprecedented years of isolation, protectionism and global instability, how can supply chains recover to a position of driving growth within companies? Bart Derde, of GSK Consumer Healthcare will share how the key to success lies in a single-minded purpose of better everyday health with humanity.

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