Mar, 22


Celerity Chief Procurement Officers Forum 2022

Theme: ‘Transforming Business Through Procurement

Watch the entire webinar here! 

2.30 PM- 4.00 PM (IST) - CPO Panel 1 - Sustainability & Ethical Sourcing, Supplier Diversity

Many corporations have pledged to work with only those suppliers that adhere to social and environmental compliances. What are the challenges in implementing this policy? How does it reach the Tier 2 / 3 / 4 suppliers? What are the best practices to overcome such challenges? How can companies promote suppliers’ social and environmental responsibility? What kind of technology like Blockchain is used to track vendors?


Kanishk Negi - Sustainable Procurement Director – Schneider Electric

Ashwin Kak - Procurement & Sustainability Head - India & Southeast Asia at AB InBev

Vinay Chauhan - Head Procurement- Emerging Markets at Bridgestone

Peter Woon – Sr Dir Supply Chain Cushman & Wakefield

Moderated by: Sanjay Desai - Co-Founder, Regional Director at Humana International Group

4.00PM - 5.30PM (IST) CPO Panel 2 – Digitisation & Automation in Procurement

This panel will discuss the various pieces of digitization and digitalization and their effective implementation, which is both cost-effective, fast, and brings resilience across the Value Chain.


Tannistha Ganguly - Global Delivery Lead -  Procurement IT Delivery at Kimberly-Clark

Jaswinder Saini - Head - Procurement at Tata Play

Saurabh Palsania - Executive Director at Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Ltd.

Derek Lee – VP Pharma & Healthcare, APAC at JAS Worldwide

Moderated by: Charulata Bansal, Founder and Content Creator at Celerity Supply Chain Tribe