Project Description

Calendar 2016-10-25 09:00:00 2016-10-25 10:00:00 America/Chicago 2016 NMSDC Conference - Plenary Session – Beyond Procurement: Weaving Supplier Diversity into the Corporate Ecosystem Description - - - - - - Tuesday, October 25, 2016 9 – 10 a.m. Beyond Procurement: Weaving Supplier Diversity into the Corporate Ecosystem By infusing supplier diversity into their main business processes, for-ward-thinking companies are leading in a multicultural marketplace in unique and creative ways. Some have developed strong relationships with minority business owners and are reaping the benefits. The C-suite panel will provide insights on how they aligned supplier diversity goals and demographic trends, with strategic initiatives to help capitalize on the opportunities presented by supplier diversity. Sponsors: Dupont ExxonMobil - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - NOTE: All times are Central Standard Time. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Visit www.NMSDCConference.com for up-to-date conference information - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Connect with us - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/company/national-minority-supplier-development-council Facebook https://www.facebook.com/pages/National-Minority-Supplier-Development-Council/132183146823970 Twitter https://www.twitter.com/NMSDCHQ #NMSDCConference - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Certify. Develop. Connect. Advocate. NMSDC 1359 Broadway, Tenth Floor Suite 1000 New York, NY 10018 United States http://www.NMSDC.org © 2016 The National Minority Supplier Development Council, Inc. McCormick Place, 2301 S. King Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60616 NMSDC info@NMSDC.org
Beyond Procurement: Weaving Supplier Diversity into the Corporate Ecosystem

Tuesday, October 25
9 – 10 a.m.

Beyond Procurement: Weaving Supplier Diversity into the Corporate Ecosystem

Description

By infusing supplier diversity into their main business processes, for-ward-thinking companies are leading in a multicultural marketplace in unique and creative ways. Some have developed strong relationships with minority business owners and are reaping the benefits.

The C-suite panel will provide insights on how they aligned supplier diversity goals and demographic trends, with strategic initiatives to help capitalize on the opportunities presented by supplier diversity.

Moderator:
Arnold Sowa
Senior Vice President and Chief Procurement Officer
MetLife

Panelists:
Cheryl Harris
Senior Vice President Sourcing & Procurement
Allstate

Ric Schneider
Chief Procurement Officer
Abbott

Cedric Thurman
US Head of Inclusion
BMO Harris Bank

Frank Sanders
Vice President, Technology and Manufacturing Group,
Director,
Memory & System Outsourcing
Intel

Peter Stoyknoff
Chief Procurement Officer
Monsanto

Grace Puma Whiteford
Senior Vice President & Chief Supplier Officer
PepsiCo, Inc.

Sponsors:

Dupont     ExxonMobil