Saudi Procurement [Re]imagined with Gen AI

By Invitation Only – Exclusive CXO Boardroom

Location

Mövenpick Hotel and Residences Riyadh

Date

Tuesday, 30th April 2024

Time

03:30 PM to 07:00 PM

Boardroom Overview

Saudi Procurement is in the spotlight like never before. They must mitigate supply chain disruption while delivering local content. They still need to execute category strategies that drive savings.

This boardroom will explore how Procurement can capture the limelight without losing cultural identity. By selecting the right tools, Procurement will drive the change that is needed for effective strategic sourcing coupled with compliant purchasing, risk mitigation and 360 control over suppliers.

It’s time for Procurement to shine. It’s time to embrace Gen AI to turn vision 2030 into the Procurement excellence. Procurement can go beyond just saving and start to hunt for value using data driven Gen AI. It’s no longer about transformation, its evolution. Free yourself from the artificial silos created yesterday’s ERP, unlock your Saudi spirit.

Finally, explore the real possibilities while tasting the dates and culinary delights of Saudi.

Why Attend

Upskill the team with Gen AI power

Control And Mitigate Supply Chain Risk

Drive Local Content Strategy

Use Contract Data To Hunt For New Value

Deliver High Value Procurement Outcomes Faster

Who should attend

Chief Procurement Officer

Procurement Director

Head of Procurement

Head of Category Management

Boardroom Agenda

03:30 PM – 04:00 PM

Registration & Networking 

04:00 PM – 04:30 PM

It’s time for Saudi Procurement to shine with Gen AI 

Rachid Hamouchene

Sales Executive MEA

Ivalua

04:30 PM – 05:00 PM

Deliver Value with Category Management [Re]Imagined

Sushil Krishna Srinivasan

Managing Director Supply Chain & Operations – Sourcing & Procurement – Digital Transformation

Accenture

05:00 PM – 05:15 PM

Networking Coffee Break 

05:15 PM – 06:00 PM

Saudi Procurement [Re]Imagined

Stephen Carter

Director Product Marketing

Ivalua

Christian Becker

Solution Consultant

Ivalua

06:00 PM – 06:45 PM

Unlock The Value Of Your Tastebuds

06:45 PM – 07:00 PM

Closing Remarks

07:00 PM Onwards

Networking Dinner

Boardroom Leaders

Stephen Carter

Director Product Marketing

Ivalua

Stephen has worked in the Procurement space for over 25 years and has sat on all sides of the table: as a solution vendor, a buyer in the UK Government, and as a supplier. This gives him a unique appreciation of the complexities of supply chains. While working in the UK Government, the speaker focused on the designing technology to select and buy from local suppliers. Today he is helping shape and de-risking the sustainability agenda.

Rachid Hamouchene

Sales Executive MEA

Ivalua

Rachid has been immersed in the exciting world of cutting-edge enterprise software for the past 15 years. He was involved in bringing one of the industry’s first SaaS Procure to Pay platforms to the French market, which transformed the way we do business today. After a successful career launching various other supply chain solutions, Rachid was blown away by iValua’s vision and leadership in the enterprise cloud software space. Rachid has never felt more at home once again transforming the way companies do business, especially in the Middle East region where companies are highly accelerating their path to digital transformation. 

Sushil Krishna Srinivasan

Managing Director – Supply Chain & Operations – Sourcing & Procurement – Digital Transformation 

Accenture

As a managing director at Accenture Strategy & Consulting, Sushil leads the sourcing and procurement practice for the Middle East and trusted advisor for clients globally. With over 21 years of experience in supply chain and operations, he is an expert in digital procurement, procurement strategy, operating model design, shared services design, Local Content Strategy & Implementation. He has delivered value to clients across various industries by driving large procurement transformation, open book sourcing, and category management projects.

Christian Becker

Solution Consultant

Ivalua

Christian Becker is a Solution Consultant at Ivalua since March 2020, based in Dubai, UAE. He specializes in tailored client-centered solutions using Ivalua S2P in the Middle East and supports European markets, especially DACH region. With 15+ years of experience in supply chain solutions, logistics, and eProcurement, Christian has advised various industries including automotive, pharmaceuticals, retail, and public sector. He joined Ivalua from Schenker in the UAE as a Program Manager and holds an MBA in Logistics Management and Consulting

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