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Monthly Round-up: July 2023

In this special monthly round-up episode of Transform Talks, Maria looks back at some of the best moments from July. For those of you that are interested in listening back to the full episodes, the excerpts were taken from the following podcasts:

  • #189 – Francesca Gamboni on how to succeed in Supply Chain Management
  • #190 – Cheryl Capps on Maintaining high standards during periods of disruption
  • #191 – Kurt Ritter on how to operationalize sustainability initiatives
  • #192 – Bindiya Vakil on how risks are shaping the Supply Chain 

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#192 – Bindiya Vakil on how risks are shaping the Supply Chain

Bindiya Vakil is the CEO and co-founder of Resilinc. Founded in 2010, Resilinc is a leading cloud provider for supply chain and risk management that currently works with over 450 thousand suppliers in 200 countries. Prior to launching Resilinc, Bindiya worked for the likes of Cisco, Flextronics and MIT. As a supply chain expert, Bindiya has appeared on nationally syndicated TV, radio, and print media and in 2013 was named a Top Female Supply Chain Executive by Supply & Demand Chain Executive.

On this week’s episode Bindiya and Maria discuss: 

  • What it is like running a business in Supply Chain.
  • The impact that new regulations such as CSDD ESG legislation will have on the Supply Chain.
  • What the future holds for Resilinc. 

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#191 – Kurt Ritter on how to operationalize sustainability initiatives

Kurt Ritter is the VP and General Manager Sustainability North America at The Coca Cola Company, one of the world’s largest beverage companies. In total the company offers 500 brands in more than 200 countries and territories. These of course include Fanta, Sprite and vitaminwater. Kurt has worked for Coca Cola for over 15 years and is currently responsible for overseeing the company’s North American sustainability initiatives. 

On this week’s episode Kurt and Maria discuss: 

  • His key takeaways from the recent Circularity event. 
  • The work that is going into achieving Coca Cola’s ambitious ESG goals. 
  • The thought process behind the company’s recent Recycled Records campaign.

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#190 – Cheryl Capps on maintaining high standards during periods of disruption

Cheryl Capps is the Senior VP & Chief Supply Chain Officer at Corning Incorporated, one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. Cheryl has over 35 years of diverse leadership experience in manufacturing, supply chain and business management. Prior to joining Corning, Cheryl worked in several senior manufacturing and supply chain roles most notably with Bristol Myers Squibb. Since joining Corning in 2011, Cheryl has worked to transform the company’s global supply chain into a competitive advantage for Corning, enabling innovation, growth, and financial success. 

On this week’s episode Cheryl and Maria discuss: 

  • The work that has gone into making their shared service model a reality.
  • The idea that how you do things is just as important as what you accomplish.
  • What Corning has been able to achieve as a result of launching Project Proteus. 

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#189 – Francesca Gamboni on how to succeed in Supply Chain Management

Francesca Gamboni is a Supply Chain executive with over 30 years experience in supply chain management, manufacturing and procurement. In her time, Francesca has worked in a diverse number of industries including Automotive, Pharmaceutical, Oil & Gas, Pulp & Paper, Aerospace, Aluminium and Cosmetics. Throughout her career she has worked for some of the most prestigious brands in the world such as PWC, Robert Bosch, Renault-Nissan, L’Oréal and PSA-Stellantis. 

On this week’s episode Francesca and Maria discuss: 

  • The key to her success in so many different industries. 
  • The best way to manage diverse teams. 
  • Advice she has for the next generation of supply chain leaders 

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Monthly Round-up: June 2023

In this special monthly round-up episode of Transform Talks, Maria looks back at some of the best moments from June. For those of you that are interested in listening back to the full episodes, the excerpts were taken from the following podcasts:

  • #185 – David Strauss on how a connected Supply Chain helps you become resilient
  • #186 – Dr Wayne Visser on why it is time to start reframing sustainability
  • #187 – Meaghan Ziemba on how she became a Maven of Manufacturing
  • #188 – Lynn Torrel on how the True Demand initiative will help improve forecasting 

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#188 – Lynn Torrel on how the True Demand initiative will help improve forecasting

Lynn Torrel is the Chief Procurement and Supply Chain Officer of global supply chain & manufacturing solutions provider, Flex. Lynn is responsible for direct and indirect materials, transportation and logistics, business operations, materials management and strategic supply chain management. Prior to joining Flex, Lynn held several leadership roles at Avnet spanning global supply chain solutions, strategic accounts and semiconductor business development, among others. In May 2019, she was named one of the Outstanding Women in Business by the Phoenix Business Journal. 

On this week’s episode Lynn and Maria discuss: 

  • The True Demand Initiative.
  • The responsibility customers have when it comes to improving demand forecasts. 
  • Why it is time for the Supply Chain to come together.  

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#187 – Meaghan Ziemba on how she became a Maven of Manufacturing

Meaghan Ziemba is a technical writer, brand storyteller, and marketer for industrial manufacturers. As the owner of Z-ink Solutions, Meaghan provides the industry with copywriting and copyediting services. As well as this she is also the host of Mavens of Manufacturing, a live video broadcast series, which focuses on women in the sector. Its mission is to attract younger generations to join manufacturing or engineering career pathways to help close the skills and gender gaps.

On this week’s episode Meaghan and Maria discuss: 

  • Her love of Whisky.
  • The best way to address the topic of diversity.
  • Who she looks up to in the manufacturing content space. 

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#186 – Dr Wayne Visser on why it is time to start reframing sustainability

Dr Wayne Visser is a globally recognized academic, public speaker and author. Dr Wayne’s work has taken him to 78 countries in the past 30 years. In that time he has worked with over 200 clients, ranging from Coca-Cola, Dell, DHL and HSBC to the United Nations Environment Programme and the World Bank. Dr Visser sees his mission as helping to bring about transformative thinking and action in business and society. His latest book, Thriving: The Breakthrough Movement to Regenerate Nature, Society and the Economy explores how innovation can regenerate nature, society, and the economy by taking us from degradation to restoration of ecosystems.

On this week’s episode Dr Wayne and Maria discuss: 

  • Dr Wayne’s love of shirin yoku/forest bathing.
  • The motivation behind writing his new book.
  • Why the future will be better than we think.

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#185 – David Strauss on how a connected Supply Chain helps you become resilient

David Strauss is the VP, Strategic Partner & Enterprise Solutions at e2open, the supply chain software platform that enables the world’s largest companies to transform the way they make, move, and sell goods and services. David has over 20 years experience working for international supply chain software companies. In fact, prior to joining e2open David spent nearly a decade supporting the global chemical industry at Elemica. Since joining e2open in 2014 David has been focused on working with the company’s strategic partners to bring the value of e2open’s best-in-class, end-to-end cloud-based supply chain platform.

On this week’s episode David and Maria discuss: 

  • The key takeaways from the recent e2open Connect European Summit 
  • How resiliency has become a buzzword in supply chain management 
  • What resiliency actually means in 2023 

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