Industry has gotten a little hectic with global trade wars, new economic norms, intensifying climate-related events, and digital technologies all changing how business is done.
Procurement & Supply Chain MENA in partnership with CIPS MENA will gather heads of procurement & supply chain to share big picture, business-led strategies on how not only to guarantee supply during industry flux but become a key value driver, innovator and business partner for any organisation.
With over 200+ senior delegates, 50+ superstar speakers and 6 topic tracks, don’t miss out on 1 power-packed day of real-life experiences and actionable use-cases for any budget.
Technical Procurement General Manager, Saudi Telecom Company
Hani AlSaigh is Head of Technology Procurement at Saudi Telecom Company, the biggest Telecom operator in the Middle East with 20+ years’ experience. He is a Board Director at leading edge companies including STC Solutions, Middle East and SophiaTX in Europe. He is helping drive Saudi Vision 2030 focused on increasing local GDP.
Hani has been a guest speaker and panellist on thought leadership at TM Forum, Procurement Leaders, CIPS and European Institute of Procurement Management and introduced Digital Culture, Supplier Enabled Innovation, RPA and a host of initiatives to the region. He loves coaching leaders and helped change the culture at STC moving them from 4th to 1st quartile.
Hani is a former Lucent Technology Company engineer and has been a senior executive for over a decade, winning multiple awards from across the world for transformation. Through his work, he has managed spend of over $20 billion and saved organisations billions of dollars. Transformation is where he thrives, taking STC Procurement from 4nd to 2nd quartile in 3 years.
He’s a graduate of King Saud University with a degree in Telecom Engineering and a real passion to change the world through people.
Chair of CIPS MENA Fellows & Director of Procurement, University of Sharjah
Lisa has worked in Procurement for more than 25 years and is one of the very few procurement professionals worldwide to hold FCIPS Ex Dip, Chartered Status. Beginning her career in Buckingham Palace, a start that embedded integrity and ethical behaviours into her procurement practice, Lisa is an advocate for transparent processes that seek to eliminate the opportunities for corruption in Procurement. Having experience in both private and public sectors and working under legislation in the UK, Europe and the Middle East, one of Lisa’s passions in Procurement is to broaden the capabilities of the supply base and to ensure fluent communications between suppliers and buyers. Lisa has extensive strategic and operational procurement experience and has led teams through procurement transformation in several regions. She has experience in developing strategies around national collaborative procurement across sectors, implementing eProcurement platforms and instigating and delivering supplier education programmes.
Vice President - Head of Strategic Sourcing, Emirates NBD
A highly qualified senior management professional, author of “Innovation in Procurement and its added value to UAE banking sector Islamic & Conventional” book. Doctor of Business Administration (DBA), Member of Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (MCIPS), Master of Applied Business Research from SBS Swiss Business School, Master of Business Administration from University of Atlanta as well as Master of Technology - Project Management from Chifley Business School - Torrens University). With nearly 2 decades of experience across diverse organizations, having significant exposure in managing supply chain operations.
Currently working as Vice President - Head of Strategic Sourcing at Emirates NBD, accountable for Re-engineering procurement and supply chain process to improve customer focus and competitive advantage, defining & aligning procurement strategy with overall organizational business strategies. In addition, defining and implementing procurement strategy aimed at market competitiveness, risk reduction, availability and quality of goods and services, cost optimization and attraction of external customers. Moreover, shifting the focus from internal customer to internal & external customer
Director of Supply Management, Department of Culture & Tourism Abu Dhabi
Waleed Al Saeedi is the Director of Supply Management at Department of Culture & Tourism Abu Dhabi. A successful leader who has been instrumental in shaping the future of Abu Dhabi Government Procurement Standards.
Waleed has been widely recognized and has received numerous awards for his contributions to the procurement profession. A supporter of procurement profession and he has been promoting the practice and leading it’s advancement for over 22 years.
Today, Waleed advocates a vision for the future of procurement to become a leading function in developing future strategies of any organisation.
General Manager Group Procurement, Al Futtaim Group
Mina Hakim is the General Manager of Al Futtaim Group Procurement. He has an extensive corporate experience including designing and re-engineering of Procurement strategies, policies and procedures, process in mapping, Spend analysis and Management as per category. Supply chain management, Strategic sourcing and many to mention. With a proven history of performance excellence in various categories including Telecommunications, Electrical MEP, Civil Engineering, Information Technology, Land, Sea and Air Logistics, heavy Equipment, material handling equipment, warehousing, tires and automotive.
Manager Contracts and Procurement Section, TRA
Sulaiman Abdulla holding BBA , Diploma in Property Management, CICCM, ILM, - working currently as Procurement and Contract Manager in a Leading Government Organization.
Sulaiman has a past experiences over 10 years in different industries including Governmental and Private sectors in Telecommunication, IT , Social Services , Property Management.
Has strong believe in Completion rather than Competition – led different teams with different initiatives in value adding to organizations in the field of Cost Optimization and Supplier Management.
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