Emmanuel is Vice President, Head of Supply Chain & Procurement (Group CPO) at ISS A/S and will share the below with you:
How do you realize your vision when hit by two viruses simultaneously?
Most companies on this planet were severely affected by the Coronavirus late Q1. At ISS, however, a cyber-virus had hit the enterprise a month earlier already. For ISS’ Group CPO, 2020 was going to be a strategic year, where several high-impact initiatives were going to be launched to accelerate the procurement function’s ability to contribute to ISS’ value proposition towards customers. Reality turned out quite differently.
During this session you will learn from ISS A/S’ recent experiences, and understand how ISS Supply Chain & Procurement in an agile way has reprioritized its focus, while still delivering against its strategy and vision – just in a different way than planned. Emmanuel Buyse will, among others, address the following topics:
- How ISS Supply Chain & Procurement can be a competitive differentiator for ISS, during “business as usual” and during COVID19
- Why investing in cross-border procurement communities and supplier partnerships pays off, especially during crises
- How to motivate global teams during these unprecedented times
- What the main lessons learned from the past months are