AVAILABLE SESSIONS

    Keynote: Navigating Digital Transformation in the Era of AI

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    AI is set to unleash unprecedented disruption, playing a significant role in the race for market dominance. As consumer product companies craft their AI strategies and unlock new value from their data and operations, watch this session to gain insights directly from three industry experts that are navigating these new and existential challenges.
    This discussion delved into how digital transformation and AI are opening up new possibilities for business flexibility and market responsiveness, as well as exposing glaring gaps that require our attention. The panel explored themes such as evaluating business preparedness, the importance of integrating technology across functions, and the potential for gaining deeper insights into consumer behavior by streamlining operations on cloud-based platforms.
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    SPEAKERS

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    Matthieu Cassier,

    Chief Transformation & Digital Officer, Research & Innovation,
    L’Oréal

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    Alberto Prado,

    Global Head of Digital & Partnership for Research & Development,
    Unilever

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    Stefan Vos,

    Industry X Lead for Consumer Goods,
    Accenture

    Transforming Quality Operations for Superior Consumer Experiences

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    This engaging panel discussion brought together esteemed global consumer goods quality leaders. Their conversation explored the essence of quality transformation, and delved into the crucial roles played by technology, culture, and people in enhancing operations. Our panelists, representing Estée Lauder, Kenvue, Reckitt, and Beiersdorf, shared insights on innovative strategies, impact assessment, and achieving success in today’s competitive landscape. This session offered invaluable perspectives on enhancing consumer experiences through excellence in quality operations. Read More

    SPEAKERS

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    Berenice Vettore,

    Chief Quality Officer,
    Estée Lauder

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    Natasha Zuyev,

    Chief Quality Officer,
    Kenvue

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    Marie Tanner,

    Senior Vice President, Global Head of Quality,
    Reckitt

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    Aldo Caceres,

    Chief Quality Officer,
    Beiersdorf

    Driving Growth and Innovation Through Regulatory Excellence

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    Consumer product and food & beverage industries face significant shifts in consumer and regulatory expectations. The rising calls for sustainability, safety, transparency, and traceability present both challenges and opportunities for companies aiming to accelerate growth and innovation. 
    Watch this panel of industry leaders from Unilever, Nestlé, and Beiersdorf as they shared into their strategies for achieving regulatory excellence. Discover how they are turning challenges into opportunities and opportunities into value.
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    Arun Mishra,

    Global Head of Regulatory Affairs for Beauty & Wellbeing,
    Unilever

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    Horst Wenck,

    Corporate Vice President, Global Product Stewardship,
    Beiersdorf

    John Athanatos- Global Head of Regulatory and Scientific Affairs Nestle

    John Athanatos

    Global Head of Regulatory and Scientific Affairs,
    Nestlé Nutrition

    Transforming Quality & Food Safety Towards a Predictive State of Management

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    Cutting-edge technologies and advanced analytical methods like whole genome sequencing, big data, and artificial intelligence are driving a transformative shift in Food Safety & Quality. Moving away from the conventional reactive or at best preventive methods, these innovations bring the industry closer to the promise of a proactive approach.
    This esteemed panel of industry leaders from Nestlé, Mondelez, and Mars shared their respective strategies for predictive food safety, and the necessary steps to effectively deploy the latest technologic innovations.
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    SPEAKERS

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    Olivier Mignot,

    Vice President, Head of Global Quality Management,
    Nestlé

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    Susanne Garcia-Schauermann,

    Senior Vice President, Global Quality & Food Safety & Regulatory Affairs,
    Mondelez International

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    Silvia Pereira,

    Vice President, Corporate Quality & Food Safety,
    Mars

    Cultivating a Culture of Quality Through Continuous Improvement

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    How can you ensure every employee is aligned with your brand promises for safety and quality? What are the consequences of falling short? Join industry experts from leading consumer goods and food and beverage companies as they share valuable insights on cultivating a culture of excellence by prioritizing quality and food safety at the core of their operations.
    Executives from renowned companies like The Coca-Cola Company, Danone, Barilla, and Ferrero discussed their strategies for instilling a culture where Quality and Food Safety are collective responsibilities throughout the product value chain. This engaging conversation emphasized the significance of a strong quality culture that fosters a proactive approach, utilizing data and digital tools to enhance communication, transparency, and continuous improvement.
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    SPEAKERS

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    Zoltan Syposs,

    Senior Vice President, Chief Quality, Safety & Environmental,
    The Coca-Cola Company

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    Monique Pellegrino,

    Chief Food Safety & Quality Officer,
    Ferrero

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    Jos Wellekens,

    Senior Vice President, Quality & Food Safety,
    Danone

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    Roberto Buttini,

    Vice President Global Quality & Food Safety and R&D Strategy,
    Barilla

    The Quality Continuum: Strategies for Excellence Across the CPG Value Chain

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    Ensuring quality in a consumer product business goes beyond internal operations. Collaborative quality control can seem daunting, yet modern technologies offer real-time insights and enable seamless integration of sustainability and compliance into quality strategies.
    During this session, four senior quality leaders from the consumer packaged goods (CPG) sector and key suppliers came together to examine how leadership, culture, and technology are expanding quality management throughout the CPG value chain.
    With a focus on diverse perspectives, the conversation addressed challenges and solutions faced by suppliers and manufacturers, all aimed at meeting the evolving needs of consumers. You won't want to miss hearing directly from quality leaders from PepsiCo, DSM Firmenich, Unilever, and Novonesis as they explore leading-edge practices that are shaping the future of quality management in CPG.
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    SPEAKERS

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    Steven Oliver,

    R&D Senior Director, Food Safety & Quality Assurance,
    PepsiCo

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    Mikael Bundgaard-Nielsen,

    Vice President,
    Global Quality
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    Novonesis

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    Ana Rita Rezende Debiazzi,

    Group Head Quality,
    dsm-firmenich

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    Michalis Poulikidis,

    Global Head of Quality for Home Care,
    Unilever

    2024 SUMMIT SPEAKERS

    Matthieu Cassier

    Matthieu Cassier

    Chief Transformation & Digital Officer, Research & Innovation

    Zoltan Syposs

    Zoltan Syposs

    Senior Vice President, Chief Quality, Safety and Environmental

    Natasha Zuyev

    Natasha Zuyev

    Chief Quality Officer

    Berenice Vettore

    Berenice Vettore

    Global Chief Quality Officer

    Aldo Caceres

    Aldo Caceres

    Chief Quality Officer

    Monique Pellegrino

    Monique Pellegrino

    Chief Food Safety & Quality Officer

    Jos Wellekens

    Jos Wellekens

    Senior Vice President,
    Quality & Food Safety

    Olivier Mignot

    Olivier Mignot

    Vice President, Head of Global
    Quality Management

    Alberto Prado

    Alberto Prado

    Global Head of Digital & Partnership for Research & Development

    Marie Tanner

    Marie Tanner

    Senior Vice President,
    Global Head of Quality

    Horst Wenck

    Horst Wenck

    Corporate Vice President
    R&D Global Product Stewardship

    Susanne Garcia-Schauermann

    Susanne Garcia-Schauermann

    Senior Vice President, Global Quality & Food Safety & Regulatory Affairs

    John Athanatos

    John Athanatos

    Global Head of Regulatory and Scientific Affairs

    Silvia Pereira

    Silvia Pereira

    Vice President Corporate
    Quality & Food Safety

    Arun Mishra

    Arun Mishra

    Global Head of Regulatory Affairs for Beauty & Wellbeing

    Roberto Buttini

    Roberto Buttini

    Vice President Global Quality & Food Safety and R&D Strategy

    Mikael Bundgaard-Nielsen

    Mikael Bundgaard-Nielsen

    Vice President, Global Quality

    ANA RITA REZENDE DEBIAZZI

    Ana Rita Rezende Debiazzi

    Group Head of Quality

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    Stefan Vos

    Industry X Lead for Consumer Goods

    Michalis Poulikidis

    Michalis Poulikidis

    Global Head of Quality for Home Care

    Steven Oliver, R&D Senior Director, Food Safety & Quality Assurance - PepsiCo

    Steven Oliver

    R&D Senior Director, Food Safety & Quality Assurance

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