The 2013 Chief Procurement Officer Summit


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Meet the speakers of the 2013 CPO Summit. Join us onsite next month and learn from the best in class!

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The 2013 Chief Procurement Officer Summit

  1. 1. Introducing THE STARS of the 9th annual CPO SUMMIT The Chief Procurement Officer Summit: Boston, MA | October 29-30th, 2013 www.CPO2013.COM #CPO2013
  2. 2. Tony Abate Chief Procurement Officer Cigna Since joining CIGNA in 2010, Tony has worked to develop the Supply Chain Management organization into three focused disciplines: Strategic Sourcing, External Entity, and Supplier Center. He is responsible for ensuring that Cigna is obtaining the right balance of Cost, Quality, Risk and Innovation in their supplier relationships across the globe. It is important to get out of your office and interact with the business leaders you serve within your company. It is also extremely important to network outside your company to understand what the market is doing. “ ”
  3. 3. Mr. Leonardo (Len) DeCandia serves as the Chief Procurement Officer of Estee Lauder Companies. Mr. DeCandia joined the Estee Lauder Companies in 2009 and is responsible for all procurement activities in direct materials, contract manufacturing and indirect procurement. Len DeCandia Chief Procurement Officer Estee Lauder
  4. 4. Cindy has been with WellPoint for 4 years as their Strategic Sourcing Manager of Travel & Events and has implemented a new booking tool, travel agency, global mobility, expense tool, travel card and has introduced and leads their strategic meetings management program. Cindy Heston Manager, Strategic Sourcing Travel & Events WellPoint, Inc.
  5. 5. Tom Hogan is Senior Vice President and Chief Procurement Officer for CBS Corporation. Tom oversees a team that manages sourcing, travel and records administration across all Divisions of CBS Corporation including the CBS Television Network, CBS Television Stations, CBS Television Distribution, Showtime, CBS Radio, and more. Tom Hogan Senior Vice President Chief Procurement Officer CBS Corporation I think like any new technology there will be risks, but the cloud and mobile is the way the world is moving, and as sourcing professionals we need to move with it, or ideally stay ahead of it, while being cognizant of any risks. “ ”
  6. 6. Ken Naughton serves as Vice President, Spend Analytics & Sourcing Strategies for CBS Corporation. In this role he leads and oversees various strategic sourcing programs, including: analytics, procurement systems, strategic planning, supply market intelligence, executive reporting and supplier management. Ken Naughton Vice President Spend Analytics & Sourcing CBS Corporation It is important to have guidelines and raise awareness internally on how to mitigate risk, evaluate it, etc. Doing so empowers employees to make decisions within a framework, and still continue to operate the business. “ ”
  7. 7. Richard Porcaro is currently Executive Director, Head of Procurement – Americas and Global Procure-to-Pay Program Leader at UBS, a global firm providing financial services to private, corporate and institutional clients. In this role, he has responsibility for procurement operations and commercial buying in the Americas region, as well as enterprise-wide responsibility for the firm's procure-to- pay strategy and delivery. Richard Porcaro Executive Director Head of Procurement UBS
  8. 8. Robert Saini is the Director of Procurement for the U.S. affiliate of Tokyo-based Astellas Pharma Inc. Astellas is a pharmaceutical company dedicated to improving the health of people around the world through the provision of innovative and reliable pharmaceutical products. Specifically in the U.S., Astellas is intensely focused on several key therapeutic areas including cardiology, dermatology, immunology, infectious diseases, oncology, and urology. Robert Saini Director of Procurement Astellas
  9. 9. Wade Winters has been the V.P. of Supply Chain for Au Bon Pain since 2007. Prior to this position, Wade held the title of Director of Purchasing when he joined the organization in April 2005. In his current role, Wade is responsible for all Strategic Sourcing, Purchasing & Supply Chain functions for the company. Wade Winters Vice President, Supply Chain Au Bon Pain Keeping informed and educated is the key to growth. Mastering your profession and maximizing your role within your organization can only be accomplished if you continue to learn. “ ”
  10. 10. To see our full SPEAKER LINE-UP, Please visit: October 29-30th, 2013 Seaport Boston Hotel