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Supply Chain Disruption: From The Back Office To The Boardroom [ROUNDTABLE]

Video recording: A virtual roundtable and open Q&A, focused on four crucial elements of today’s global supply chain debate: talent, leadership, strategy, and resilience


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IEDP was thrilled to host this virtual roundtable event on the 21st June with field-leading experts in supply chain and logistics from Cranfield Executive Development and executive search specialists Odgers Berndtson.
View talent leaders and executives from organizations around the globe dig into some of the thorniest challenges facing supply chain and logistics decision-makers and leaders today:

    • Macro-level trends, disruption and the strategic planning needed to counter them, plus a future-forward look at predicted transformation and evolution of supply chains.
    • Analysing the toughest supply chain decisions facing boards today: from the end of globalisation, to funding the ESG agenda, and leading through inflation.
    • Emerging supply chain talent trends: from new types of candidates, to defining the ‘true supply chain leader’, and the implications on the war for talent.
    • Increasing resilience: greater visibility with data and systems, and how to improve operational decisions with analytics.

About the Speakers

Professor Michael Bourlakis is the Director of Research and the Director of the Centre for Logistics, Procurement and Supply Chain Management at Cranfield School of Management. Michael is an internationally renowned authority in logistics and supply chain management especially in food, retail and sustainable supply chains. 

Lucy Harding, Global Head, Procurement & Supply Chain Practice, Odgers Berndtson. Lucy is a Partner and Global Head of the Procurement & Supply Chain Practice at Odgers Berndtson based in London. The Practice operates across all industries in both the public and private sector.

Oliver Dick, Consultant, Procurement & Supply Chain Practice, Odgers Berndtson.  Oliver is a consultant specialising in recruiting supply chain leadership appointments across all industry sectors. He also leads Odgers Berndtson's coverage of commercial and operational search in the Logistics/3PL, Distribution and B2B services sectors.

Professor Emel Aktas, Professor of Supply Chain Analytics, Centre for Logistics, Procurement and Supply Chain Management, Cranfield School of Management. Emel is currently working on analytics applications to assist operational, tactical, and strategic supply chain decisions.

Thinking: brilliantly applied for the decade ahead

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