Speakers 2016 2017-04-25T15:01:51+00:00

Speakers at the International Supply Management Congress 2016


Chairmanrens_de_jong_spreker_ckc_seminars Rens de Jong

Radio & TV anchor and entrpreneur

gerard_chick_spreker_ckc_seminarsGerard Chick

Director of Intelligence, Skanor Group

Prior to this he was Chief Knowledge Officer at Optimum Procurement Group and Director of Research and Knowledge Management at CIPS (the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply). He has significant experience working with the keenest minds at the most senior level examining the broad issues facing corporate procurement in the contemporary business context. He is an accomplished speaker and has given interviews on both TV and radio. He writes regular articles and features in the national press and industrial journals on procurement and supply management. He has a BSc in Economics and an MSc in the Philosophy of Social Science. His book The Procurement Value Proposition, won the prestigious Grand Prix ACA Bruel 2015, by Plumes Des Achats and Supply Chain. His book focuses on the mutable role and value of supply management in modern business.

patricia_moser_2_spreker_ckc_seminarsPatricia Moser

Director Procurement Group of the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)

Patricia J. Moser is the Director of the Procurement Group at UNOPS, in Copenhagen Denmark. Patricia joined UNOPS in January 2015 with more than 20 years of experience in leading and consulting organizations in Procurement, Supply Chain and Business Operations. She has worked in a diverse number of industries, including: banking, telecommunications, technology, retail, public sector, not-for-profit, vaccine manufacturing, consumer packaged goods, and healthcare. Ms. Moser has been widely profiled, quoted and/or written for numerous publications and has spoken to many groups on leading edge approaches to business issues, procurement and supply chain. Ms. Moser holds three degrees, a BSc. in Psychology; a BSc. in Chemistry and a Master’s in Business Administration.

mara_swan_spreker_ckc_seminarsMara Swan

Vice chair World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on Gender Parity and EVP Global Strategy and Talent, ManpowerGroup

Mara Swan is ManpowerGroup’s Executive Vice President, Global Strategy and Talent. In 2014, Swan also assumed global brand leadership for the Right Management business. Since joining the company in 2005, Swan has had a significant impact shaping business strategy and talent development. A recognized expert in Human Resources, Swan is vice chair of the World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on Gender Parity.  She is a Fellow of the National Academy of Human Resources and sits on the Executive Committees of the Personnel Roundtable and the HR Policy Association, where she also currently leads the Association’s Workforce 2020 Initiative.

Kate Vitasek

Lead researcher University of Tennessee and author, educator and architect of the Vested business model

Kate Vitasek is an international authority Vested® business model for highly collaborative relationships.   Vitasek, a Faculty member at the University of Tennessee, has been lauded by World Trade Magazine as one of the “Fabulous 50+1” most influential people impacting global commerce.  Her work has led to 6 books, including: Vested Outsourcing: Five Rules That Will Transform Outsourcing, Vested: How P&G, McDonald’s and Microsoft Are Redefining Winning in Business Relationships and Getting to We: Negotiating Agreements for Highly Collaborative Relationships.  Vitasek has also been featured on Bloomberg, CNN International, NPR, and Fox Business News.



Marco Baren

Head supplier development and supplier sustainability, Royal Philips

More than 25 years, Marc performed different international roles and responsibilities in domains such as Strategic Sourcing, Outsourcing, Vendor Management, Procurement, Business Development and Programme Management. During this period, he was “Bringing Together”, but above all “Keeping Together” partners in strategic collaborations and “Growing Together” its value, both from a demand and supply side perspective.

Rob Beukeboom

CPO, Alliander

Rob Beukeboom (1958) is currently the CPO of Dutch grid company Alliander. He has been working in the energy and utilities business since 2005, always in a CPO position. Before that, he gained extensive experience in R&D, manufacturing and procurement within Philips Electronics in various management positions. He holds an MSc degree in electrical engineering.

Dik Bijl

Author and Management Consultant, founder and director of DWB Organisatie Advies

Graduated as a Master in Organizational Psychology Dik spent the first 25 years of his career in Information Technology working for amongst others Oracle, HP and Microsoft. As of 2007 Dik specialized in the field of Het Nieuwe Werken (New Way of Working) which combines the subject matter fields of information technology, business processes, organizational culture and the physical workplace. He has written four books on the subject and consulted dozens of (international) organizations. In 2016 he wrote a book called ‘Alles wordt anders’ about how future technologies will flood and impact our society in a major way including our future organizations.

Remko de Bruijn

Principal, A.T. Kearney

Remko de Bruijn brings over 15 years of consulting and industry experience and has served clients in Europe, Middle-East, Africa, South-East Asia and Australia, seamlessly interacting with many cultures. Since 2012, Remko is part of the A.T. Kearney Benelux Leadership Team and he leads the BNL Supply Management Practice. Remko is an expert within the field of cost reduction strategies (especially in Procurement – various industries), operations/e2e process improvement, b2b sales excellence, and organization design and transformation. Prior to joining A.T. Kearney in 2005, Remko worked for 5 years at Verizon. He earned his MSc in Electrical Engineering from Delft University of Technology.


Marc Bruyninckx

Founding Partner, MBPO

More than 25 years, Marc performed different international roles and responsibilities in domains such as Strategic Sourcing, Outsourcing, Vendor Management, Procurement, Business Development and Programme Management. During this period, he was “Bringing Together”, but above all “Keeping Together” partners in strategic collaborations and “Growing Together” its value, both from a demand and supply side perspective.


Peter Dohmen

Policy advisor, Achmea Zilveren Kruis

Peter is policy advisor on health care procurement at Achmea Zilveren Kruis. He is the project leader of the pilot projects on Best Value (cataract surgery, breast cancer treatment, birth care, addiction care and depression care). He is also partime PhD student at Rotterdam School of Management.

Merel van Engelshoven

Senior Project Leader Logistics, Heineken

Merel van Engelshoven grew up all around the world. After attaining a bachelor in International Business and a master in supply chain management from Maastricht University. After graduating, she remained for another 6 months at the university to teach bachelor logistics classes. As a next step, Merel joined the logistics team at Heineken Global Procurement. Not much later she joined the Young Procurement professionals board. Currently she is working as a project leader for cross-functional projects within the customer service and logics department at Heineken Netherlands.

Volker Heinle

Director EMEA Supply Chain Strategy and New Product Introduction, HPE

Volker has 20 years of global experience in the high tech industry, holding strategic, procurement and operational positions located in Germany, Czech Republic and US. Currently he is responsible for developing and executing Enterprise Group EMEA Supply Chain Strategy, which includes HPE split activities. In addition he owns the Industry 4.0 initiative within HPE EMEA Supply Chain.

Alexander van den Heuvel

Director Finance & Control, DSM Group Sourcing

Alexander van den Heuvel held many finance roles within DSM such as product, business and service control and accounting. Also one role outside finance as Supply Chain manager allowing for operational understanding and competences. Since 2013, Alexander is Director Finance & Control at DSM Group Sourcing involving Performance Management and Risk Management for the Purchase function and Cost Control for the unit. Additionally, certain expertise activities such as Supply Chain Finance, demand management and a restructuring project. Alexander holds MSc in Business Economics (Catholic University Brabant) and Executive Master of Finance and Control (Maastricht University Business School).

Mark Janssen

Procurement and Supplier Manager, Eurail.com

Mark Janssen holds a Master degree in Business Administration from the Erasmus University Rotterdam with a specialization in Supply Chains and a Bachelor in Management, Economics and Law. After completing the Young Potential Program at Benefit, he worked his way up to senior consultant. In the 8 years at Benefit, he developed an expertise in HR and IT procurement. Currently he is setting up the procurement role in an e-commerce company. In addition, he also is a member of the Young Procurement Professionals (YPP) board since January 2016.

Dr. Nadine Kiratli

Assistant Professor, Maastricht University

Nadine Kiratli received higher education at Maastricht University. Upon obtaining both a Bachelor and Master degree in International Business, Nadine completed a Ph.D. program in Maastricht. Funded by NEVI, her research focused on procurement’s transformation from a cost-saving to a value-generating function. Together with her multidisciplinary research team, Nadine investigated how a creative team climate can facilitate value creation in sourcing and buyer-supplier innovation teams. Within this research, Nadine has worked together and advised numerous global companies on their sourcing team processes and innovation initiatives with suppliers. Since September 2016 Nadine works as Assistant Professor in the Department of Marketing and Supply Chain Management of Maastricht.

Mark Landheer

Vice President, Senior Advisor Supply Chain Finance Sales Advisory, Deutsche Bank

Mark Landheer is Senior Sales Advisor Supply Chain Finance for Deutsche Bank in the Netherlands. Between 1997 and 2010 Mark worked for ABN AMRO in Relationship Management, Global Markets and Finance. In 2011 he joined Deutsche Bank as a Trade Finance Sales Advisor. His role was to advise corporates in structuring solutions for financing import/export and working capital. In 2015 he joined the Supply Chain Finance EMEA Sales team where he focussed on setting up Global Supply Chain Finance programs for Deutsche Bank in close cooperation with both the buyer and their suppliers. Mark holds a MSc in Business Economics (Catholic University Brabant).


Hervé Liboureau

Head of Advantage, Staples Europe

Previously Hervé had several positions within SAP, the last one being SVP & General Manager, Telco Industry and Mobile Solutions, EMEA. Prior to SAP he was Managing Director, Europe at BlackBerry. During his 4 years at BlackBerry, Hervé successfully held multiple Operational and Sales Leadership roles, including managing BlackBerry’s partnership with Orange. Before that he worked 7 years at Nokia and Nokia Siemens Networks in various Sales & Marketing leadership positions. Hervé joined Nokia, after working for Cisco Systems, through the acquisition of the  Tahoe Networks start-up he did with Silicon Valley based former Cisco colleagues.

Magnus Lind

CEO & co-founder, Skanör Group

Magnus Lind is co-founder of The Talent Show, the founder of Treasury Peer and the CEO and co-founder of Skanör Group. He has a background as an international business executive in Europe, SE Asia and North America, and has founded companies in 8 different countries where he acted as CEO, board director, investor and entrepreneur. Magnus is an innovator to the financial supply chain theme and he has a thorough understanding of the global financial markets, corporate treasury/finance, financial information technology, business leadership, business models, organizational drivers, policy and regulatory framework. Magnus holds an MSc from Chalmers University of Technology in Industrial Management and the rank of Captain in the Swedish Armed Forces.

Jan van der Oord

Partner, A.T. Kearney

Jan van der Oord has worked as consultant and in industry for more than 25 years focusing on cost management and operations excellence; covering the whole value chain and main functions, like marketing, sales, procurement, manufacturing and supply chain. Since 1991 Jan has operated in Central and Eastern Europe, helping companies to become more cost competitive and prepare for new markets. His clients are in industry as well as retail. In 2014 he returned to The Netherlands to take the role of Managing Partner A.T. Kearney Benelux. Jan studied at the University of Groningen in The Netherlands. He graduated from Business Economics, majoring Finance & Marketing. Additionally, he issued publications on performance improvement, operational excellence, procurement and restructuring.


Jeroen van de Rijt

Co-owner, Best Value Group

Jeroen is co-owner of Best Value Group. He is considered thought-leader on Best Value in the Netherlands. He is co-author of the Dutch standard text book on Best Value (“Prestatieinkoop”), which was translated in Polish and Norwegian. Jeroen has extensive experience in both the public and private sector. Jeroen was the first to introduce Best Value in numerous sectors; he is a pioneer in e.g. the IT sector (Dutch Tax Office), the social domain (municipality of Rotterdam) and the health care sector (Achmea). He is a frequent guest speaker.


Eric Roetman

Researcher Supply Chain Finance, Windesheim University of Applied Science

Eric is a researcher at the group of Supply Chain Finance (SCF), which is part of Windesheim, University of Applied Science. Before coming to Windesheim, he was responsible for various research-projects and evaluations of several NGOs and social enterprises in East Africa and South East Asia. Eric studied Business Process Management at Vlerick Business School in Belgium and Development Studies at Wageningen University and Radboud University.

Jan Roodenburg

VP EMEA SC & Operations, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Managing Company Operations:
Jan Roodenburg is VP EMEA of SC & Operations ($8 billion) at Hewlett Packard Enterprise.  31 years global expat with working experience in Greater China, Eastern & Western Europe, India, Brazil and the US:
– SVP, SC Sustainability, Quality and Lean within Supply Management of Philips Electronics
– SVP, SC & Operations: €3 billion business group Home Entertainment within Philips Electronics in Hong Kong
– VP, SC & Operations: €2 billion business group Monitors of Philips Electronics in Taiwan
Jan built winning teams and developed team members individually in Austria, Hungary, Juarez, Dongguan and Suzhou while running factories or implementing SAP. Education: Master of Science in Applied Physics, System control dept., Delft University of Technology.

Frank Rozemeijer

NEVI professor of Purchasing and SCM, Maastricht University and program director of the NEVI Procurement Leadership Program

Frank holds a degree in Business Economics (UvA) and worked as an assistant professor at Eindhoven University of Technology and RSM Erasmus University in Rotterdam. Apart from his academic work, he is active as a strategy consultant and/or executive trainer for (inter)national companies in different industries.

bas_schultze_spreker_ckc_seminarsBas Schultze

Managing Director BAM Infra Connect

Bas Schultze (1967) is Managing Director BAM Infra Connect and responsible for the utilities, telecom and rail activities within BAM. Before that, he was director of a BAM Roads regional company.  He also worked at Twynstra Gudde consultancy as a project manager on several projects for the Dutch Government and ProRail (railroads), among the projects was the Dutch Highspeed line HSL-Zuid. He is specialist in complex investment assessments and holds a MSC degree in civil engineering.

Jeroen Seegers

Managing Partner Leadership, Quaestus Executive Leadership

Jeroen has gained extensive experience in a wide range of HR disciplines during his 38-year career as both a manager and as a consultant. He has a rich experience within numerous assignments on design and implementation of a.o. Assessment Center Programs, Leadership Development Programs, Strategic HRM . He advised organizations on Human Capital Management and is acting as an associated coach for IMD Business School Lausanne, Switzerland.

Martijn Siebrand

Program Manager Supply Chain Finance, Dutch Institute for Advanced Logistics

The Dutch Institute for Advanced Logistics (Dinalog) has one goal: the Netherlands will be European market leader in the control and coordination of transnational flows of goods by 2020. Martijn has worked before at several departments of an international bank ( business development , sales, financial restructuring and recovering) and has experience with operational excellence and supply chain management. The combination of knowledge of supply chain and finance comes together in his role as program developer Supply Chain Finance at Dutch Institute for Advanced Logistics.


Robert Suurmond

Robert Suurmond is a PhD candidate, the Department of Technology and Operations Management, Rotterdam School of Management

Robert conducts research on the intersection of supply management and innovation, in particular the involvement of suppliers and other business partners in innovation. Robert obtained a MSc in Supply Chain Management from Erasmus University Rotterdam following a BSc in Business Administration from the same university.

Peter Verschave

Director Safety Health & Environment and Product Regulatory

Obtained a PhD degree in organic synthetic chemistry at the Catholic University of Leuven and an executive MBA at the University of Antwerp. He joined Agfa in 1986 as Project Manager on chemical process development and transferred in 1996 to the Central R&D department, where he assumed consecutively different positions as Director R&D. In 2014 he was appointed Global Director Safety, Health & Environment and Product Regulatory Affairs for Agfa Corporate.

Derek Wallace

Vice President & Head of Procurement, ASML Holding

Derek Wallace has held senior executive positions in multiple global companies, including CPO of Philips Semiconductors, subsequently NXP. He joined ASML in 2008 and currently heads its Global Procurement organization. Through advanced lithography solutions, ASML enables all of the world’s top chipmakers to manufacture ever smaller, more powerful and energy efficient chips. Derek’s organization sources and industrializes the high-tech subsystems for ASML products, while continuously assessing the supplier ecosystem to be able to bring knowledge, innovation and performance at increasingly demanding levels. Levels which are sometimes years ahead of industry norms.


Finn Wynstra

Professor of Purchasing and Supply Management, Rotterdam School of Management

Finn Wynstra also holds a chair that is endowed by the Dutch Association for Purchasing Management (NEVI). Professor Wynstra’s research focuses on the relationship between purchasing and supply strategy, and on innovation and buyer-supplier relations in the area of business services. Professor Wynstra has held tenured and visiting faculty positions at the Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands, Jönköping University in Sweden, Linköping University in Sweden, the University of Bath in the UK and the Kellogg School of Management in the US. He received his Licentiate-degree from Uppsala University in Sweden, and his PhD from Technische Universiteit Eindhoven in the Netherlands.