Exclusive Roundtable

CXO Dialogues: Building
Smart & Agile procurement Function
for Future

Thursday, 14th April 2022 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM IST

Taj Land's End, Mumbai

Today businesses are facing an unprecedented level of global competition, uncertainty, and increasing number of risks. Pandemic has an evident impact on the economy at a larger scale wherein the various processes of businesses have been disrupted. Procurement being one of most critical functions have seen fractures across supply markets, labor markets, and the global supply chain.

With more and more companies looking to revamp their procurement function’s operating model, there’s an increased need to consider various transformational strategies to integrate suppliers and customers, drive cost efficiencies, effective spend management, comply with regulatory norms, contract management, accelerate recovery and position themselves for future disruptions.

Procurement leaders are under increased pressure to streamline their Procure to Pay process; ultimately providing their organization with a sustainable procurement operating model.

This exclusive round-table will bring together senior industry leaders who’ll share insights into the challenges they faced and the best practices adopted by them to bring end to end visibility into the overall procurement.

Key Learning:

Best Strategies to build an Intelligent and agile procurement & supply chain organization

Unleashing the potential of new-age tools & technologies to transform procurement function

Key procurement & vendor collaboration challenges seen especially with experience in 2022

Understand the best strategies for effective spend management

Making your supply chain future proof and enabling your current business to thrive in this environment

Key tools & technologies to improve visibility of supply and demand signals

Steps to transform your vendor management and contract management effect


Time(IST) Topic
06:00 PM Registrations and Refreshments
07:00 PM Keynote Session: Building Smart & Agile procurement Function for Future

Tarun Gakhar, Associate Director- Head Of Procurement Operations, Kellogg Company
07:20 PM Open Round Table Discussion
  • This session we’ll have all the speakers joined in, sharing their thoughts on major pain areas in procurement and how technology help them mitigate these Views shared will vary from person to person as all carry a different experience and come from different backgrounds.
Nikhil Kamat, Trusted Advisor, SAP
08:10 PM SAP POV Session

Debashis Majumder, Director - SAP Intelligent Spend Management CoE, India, SAP
08:30 PM Networking Dinner


Taj Land's End, Mumbai

Band Stand, BJ Road,
Mount Mary, Bandra West,
Mumbai, Maharashtra 400050

Registration Form