19th Annual Chemical and Pharma Strategic Sourcing & Procurement Summit


Sourcing and procurement in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries require a delicate balance between ensuring the highest quality, compliance with regulations, cost-effectiveness, and ethical and sustainable practices. Collaboration, technological integration, and a proactive approach to risk management are essential for successful sourcing and procurement strategies. The landscape in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries is continually evolving, driven by advancements in technology, regulatory changes, and a focus on sustainability and innovation. Staying abreast of these developments is essential for professionals in these sectors to ensure efficiency, reliability, and quality.

The 19th Annual Chemical and Pharma Strategic Sourcing & Procurement Summit promises to foster collaboration, share insights, and drive positive change across procurement and sourcing. This conference will bring together top experts, thought leaders, and innovators who will share cutting-edge insights into the latest trends, challenges, and opportunities in the chemical and pharma industries. The event has been designed to cover all the current hot topics and challenges regarding digital transformation, sustainable innovation, compliance and quality assurance, cost optimisation and value creation.

Attendees have an opportunity to network with peers, top industry leaders and experts in the procurement and sourcing field to exchange ideas and form valuable connections that can fuel collaboration and partnerships, leading to sustainable business growth. 

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Key speakers

John Wenz

John Wenz

Vice President Operational Excellence, EMEA
Christopher Riou

Christopher Riou

Associate Director of Global Capital Procurement – Equipment & Automation Lead
Tony Watson

Tony Watson

Director of Procurement
Alejandra Garcia

Alejandra Garcia

VP Global Procurement
Stefano Di Mario

Stefano Di Mario

Global Services Procurement Head


Key topics

  • From vision to reality: Building an effective sourcing & procurement strategy for chemical and pharma sectors.
  • The butterfly effect: small changes, big impact in procurement and sourcing transformation
  • The ethics of sustainability. How to balance profitability and responsibility in the chemical and pharmaceutical business?
  • Quality assurance: The importance of strategic sourcing & procurement in chemical and pharma industries
  • From vendors to allies: Redefining supplier relationships
  • Total cost of ownership (TCO) analysis in chemical and pharma procurement
  • Risk management in uncertain times. What preparation should be done for the future of chemical and pharma sourcing?



Who Should Attend

Members of board, C-level, Senior/Global Vice Presidents, Directors, Heads of departments from the chemical/petrochemical and pharma industries involved in:

  • Procurement
  • Global Procurement
  • Sourcing
  • Strategic Sourcing
  • Direct Procurement
  • Indirect Procurement
  • Purchasing
  • Procurement Transformation
  • Procurement Excellence
  • Category Management
  • Demand Management
  • Spend Management
  • Procurement Strategy
  • Procurement Quality Management
  • Supplier Relations Management