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27th Supply Chain Forum

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The annual Global Supply Chain Forum of KEDGE Business School will take place on March, 24th

For the 27th consecutive year, KEDGE Business School Global Supply Chain Management Programme, ISLI, organizes and hosts the Supply Chain Forum. 

Unique meeting place and crossroad for ideas and discussions on the evolution of the supply chain, the Forum gathers every year more than 300 international supply chain leaders. New challenges, technology evolutions and new consumptions models are discussed.

This year, the Supply Chain Forum programme is declined around the theme : 


Come and discuss with high profile speakers from :

Agilea S.A.S, Danone Nutricia Early Life Nutrition, Decathlon,, FM Logistic Corporate, SODIAAL, Boston Consulting Group, Michelin, McCain Foods, Schlumberger, ...

Discover the programme of the day

8:30 Welcome


9:00 Opening Conference

”Towards a smart Hyperconnected era of efficient and sustainable logistics, supply chains and transportation”

Benoit MONTREUIL -   Professor, the Coca-Cola Material Handling & Distribution Chair in the Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering, Georgia Tech


10:15 – 11:45 Round Table :

    1.  Managing the Supply Chain in a VUCA world animated by:

Bernard MILIAN, Senior Consultant, Agilea S.A.S.

Bruno MAHE, Global Supply Chain and Near East Operations Director, Danone Nutricia Early Life Nutrition

    2. Smart & Digitalised Supply Chain animated by:


Patrick BELLART, Technological Innovation & Automation Director, FM Logistic Corporate

    3. Sustainable Supply Chain (part 1) animated by:

François GICQUEL, Supply Chain Director, KUZUFLEX Inc.

Philippe MANGEARD, President, TK’Blue Agency

Sylvain PINEAU, Plant Director, SODIAAL


14:00 – 14:45 Kedge ‘20 Years On’ Research Prize – Supply Chain

Prize-giving Ceremony and lecture from the laureate

Christopher TANG -   University Distinguished Professor and the Edward W. Carter Chair in Business Administration at the UCLA

« The value of information sharing in a two-level supply chain »


14:45 – 16:15 Round Table:

   1.  Omni-Chanel Supply Chain animated by:

Hui LIU, Supply Development Coordinator, Decathlon

Lamprinos SEMERTZIDIS, Consultant, Boston Consulting Group

   2.  Sustainable Supply Chain (part 2) animated by:

Beau HAAKE, Business Unit Leader, Michelin

Cyril COLOMBET, General Director, Ferrand S.A.S.

Franck MEUNIER, Supply Chain Director CE, McCain Foods

   3. End-to-end Collaborative Supply Chain animated by:

Aditya VAZIRANI, VP Corporate Strategy, Robinsons Cargo & Logistics Pvt Ltd

Dr. Amit RANGNEKAR, Director Operations & Distribution, Centaur Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Lawrence MENON, Europe & Africa Distribution Manager, Schlumberger


16:30 – 17:00 Round tables Wrap up

By Jacques FOUGEROUSSE, Directeur Logistique & Supply-Chain,

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