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In today’s fast-paced environment, many forces are combining to reshape most employees’ jobs. For supply chain and procurement professionals the pace of change has been super charged due to ever more dynamic geopolitical challenges, rapid tech advancement and complex consumer demands. To meet the challenges of such a dynamic market, supply chains of today must be underpinned by robust and innovative technologies and a highly skilled and often reskilled workforce that can truly deliver agility.

Watch this webinar, co-hosted by Marcus Evans Online Events, to hear how innovation-driven procurement leaders are pairing up with HR to lead this issue within their businesses, and the importance of upskilling and reskilling our talented workforce.

You’ll learn about upskilling and reskilling your teams to be more: amazing – agile – ahead of the game.


Alessio Sorrentino
Global Procurement Sustainability Lead – Jacobs Douwe Egberts
Alessio Sorrentino has a background in Electronics Engineering and 13 years of experience in the FMCG sector (Unilever and Jacobs Douwe Egberts), with several roles in Operations and Procurement. Alessio strongly believes that a business has a real purpose only when sustainability and people development are the main values therefore in his current role in Jacobs Douwe Egberts, he is proudly part of the change to make a positive impact on our planet, with a scope covering all packaging categories, raw ingredients (e.g. cocoa, palm oil) and coffee vending machines.

Vera Lannek
Vice President, Strategic Sourcing – Carnival Corporation
Vera Lannek is an operations and procurement executive with 20+ years of international experience in the maritime, defense, medical device, and investment banking industries. In her current assignment, Vera is Vice President for Global Sourcing at Carnival Corporation. Vera’s management style centers on building teams and helping each person realize their full potential.

Gary Foster
Former Vice President of Enterprise Procurement and Payables – Highmark Health
Passionate leader dedicated to creating and building best-in-class strategic sourcing organizations that are trusted advisors and integral partners to senior business leaders for implementing strategic objectives and performance excellence. Accomplished at turning around underperforming teams, organizations and business units.

Sam Pemberton (Moderator)
CEO – Skill Dynamics

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