Mr Prashant Sharma, Head of Supply Chain, Cadila Healthcare Ltd, India will be speaking on the above topic at Pharma & Biotech Supply Chain Asia 2012, part of a series of conferences at the 5th Annual BioPharma Asia Convention 2012, held on 19-22 March at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore.
With a strong focus on process orientation and ability to align operations with the overall business strategy to achieve desired results, Prashant has delivered turnaround performance in his earlier assignments where he has headed global teams. He has over 18 years of experience in Global Procurement & Supply Chain operations in reputed and large Multinational & Indian companies. He has led high performance global forums with vast cultural diversity. He is also credited with leading teams to significant transformation in their performance and significant improvements in supply chain metrics. Currently, he is in charge of the global demand/supply chain & procurement for Formulations & API business of Zydus Cadila, a global pharmaceutical company headquartered at Ahmedabad and reports to the Chairman and Managing Director. He is going through an exciting journey having set up the Global Supply Chain Department with his team of handpicked talent from across the industry; setting new standards and now taking the processes global. He also manages IT for the organization and is leading a project on global SAP implementation. Mr. Prashant Sharma has the experience in the sphere of Supply Chain and Global Procurement in large organizations like Johnson & Johnson, Xerox, DSM, Apollo Tyres, etc. Prior to joining us, Mr. Prashant Sharma was the Head, Supply Chain (Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa) at DSM Anti-Infective India Ltd.
Mr Sharma will be elaborating more on the following points:
Formulating your success strategies for planning and purchasing cost management
1. Effectively managing purchasing decisions: Moving out of the “purchase island”
2. Streamlining predictability in an ever-changing environment for accurate inventory forecasting
3. Drawing up a âPredictability model' to effectively minimize both inventory and purchasing costs
He will also be participating in the below panel discussion:
Panel Discussion: Overcoming business risks and uncertainties in a dynamic global supply chain network