The Pandemic’s Impact on Business Spend Management

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Virtual Roundtable

Thursday, January 28th, 14:00 CEST

An exclusive online discussion for senior Finance and Procurement executives across Benelux.

The Pandemic’s Impact on Business Spend Management

In the post-pandemic world, resistance and stress tests will become a new norm as procurement and finance departments face unprecedented pressure and draw an increasing level of scrutiny.

To be better prepared for future disruptions, companies are now investing in reducing their supply chain and overall financial risk. With an increased amount of information at their fingertips, they need to know exactly which suppliers, locations, and products are under threat, allowing them to secure constrained inventory and capacity at alternate sites.

  • What is the biggest challenge finance and procurement leaders have been facing during the crisis? What strategies or key actions should be taken to meet the challenge?
  • How can companies improve their spend management and interactions with suppliers? Is cost improvement as important as supply protection?
  • Which area of procurement and finance operations needs to be transformed over the next 1-2 years to enable company survival beyond the crisis?

Attended by:

Managing Director at AkzoNobel
Head of Global Accounting at Shell
Head of Spend Management at Philips
Head of COE Sourcing Market Leaders at ING
Director of Finance & Procurement at Danone
Business Partner of Procurement & Finance at Philips

2:00 pm: Ortus Master of Ceremonies to make introductions
2:05 pm: Short Introduction by Coupa Software
2:10 pm: Discussion instigated by the moderator and continued by the guests
3:15 pm: End of session

Hosted by Coupa

Event Detail

Thursday, January 28, 2021 14:00
Belgium, Luxembourg, Netherlands

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