Hackett Group organises EU Best Practices Conference

22 September 2014 Consultancy.uk

From 7 to 9 October, The Hackett Group is organising the ‘European Best Practices Conference’ at the Hilton Hotel in Berlin, Germany, a congress for senior executives and business leaders of private and public sector organisations. During the event, workshops are organised and best practices on a wide variety of subjects are discussed, including Global Business Services, Talent Management, and IT Return on Investment. In addition, several consultants from The Hackett Group will contribute to the event.

Best Practices Conference
The Hackett Group is a global consulting firm specialised in best practices, business benchmarking, and transformation consulting services. From 7 to 9 October, the firm will organise its annual the ‘European Best Practices Conference’, a congress where visitors – mostly consisting of directors, controllers and finance-HR and IT professionals – will be able to gain new insights and inspiration. Various knowledge leaders and industry experts will cover best practices across 15 topics, ranging from Global Business Services to Talent Management, HR Transformation, Supply Chain Management and IT Return on Investment.

Hackett Group - EU Best Practices Conference

Speakers
During the three-day event, numerous reputable knowledge leaders and industry experts will deliver a substantive contribution. An overview:

Marc Conway
Director Business Services and Finance at international health care group Bupa UK

Abdellah Merad
Vice President Global Shared Services at Schlumberger, an international oil & gas services company

Neil O'Sullivan
Group Finance Operations Director at telecom organisation Vodafone Group Services

Christèle Pernoud
Head of Human Resources Transformation at French bank Société Générale

Mario Spanicciati
Executive Director (EMEA) at financial software specialist BlacklineSystems

Marcell Vollmer
Chief Procurement Officer & Senior Vice President Global Procurement Organisation at software specialist SAP

Michel de Zeeuw
CEO Global Shared Services at electronics and electrical engineering supplier Siemens

European Best Practices Conference

In addition, the following Hackett Group advisors will deliver a contribution to the programme:

Tom Bangemann, Senior Vice President, Business Transformation
- will provide the workshop ‘Global Business Services: Enhancing the Customer Experience’ on October 7, together with Martijn Geerling
- will lead the session ‘Reinventing Global Business Services’ on October 8.

Gilles Bonelli, Senior Director, Enterprise Performance Management Practice Leader, Advisory Services EMEA and Asia
- will provide the workshop ‘Enterprise Performance Management: Securing Business Agility Across the enterprise’ on October 7, together with Fritz Roemer

Nathalie Bression, Senior Director, Global Human Resources Advisory Practice Leader
- will lead the session ‘Realigning Talent Management’ on October 8

Ted Fernandez, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
- will facilitate the official opening of the event on October 8, in addition to the workshops on October 7

Martijn Geerling, Senior Director, Global Business Services Advisory Services EMEA and Asia
- will provide the workhop ‘Global Business Services: Enhancing the Customer Experience’ on October 7, together with Tom Bangemann

Sean Kracklauer, Managing Director, Global Advisory & Research Services
- will provide the special session ‘The Journey to World Class Begins and Ends with Performance Dashboard Tools’ on October 9, together with Murray Shevlin

Hackett Group Conference Speakers

Harry C. Osle, Managing Director, Global Human Resources Practice Leader
- will lead the session ‘World-Class Human Resources: Enabling the Innovation Agenda’ on October 9

Christopher Sawchuk, Managing Director, Global Procurement Advisory Practice Leader
- will lead the session ‘World-Class Procurement: Enabling the Innovation Agenda’ on October 9

Murray Shevlin, Senior Director, Hackett Performance Exchange
- will provide the special session ‘The Journey to World Class Begins and Ends with Performance Dashboard Tools’ on October 9, together Sean Kracklauer

Fritz Roemer, Senior Director, Enterprise Performance Management
- will provide the workshop ‘Enterprise Performance Management: Securing Business Agility Across the Enterprise’ on October 7, together with Gilles Bonelli

David Ketchin, Managing Director, Europe Practice
- will provide the plenary session ‘Accelerating Growth from Innovation’ on October 8
- will do the closing of the event on October 9

Jason Fitzgerald, Managing Director, European Enterprise Performance Management
- will lead the session ‘Reinventing Enterprise Performance Management’ on October 8

Martin Wollewinkel, Managing Director, Advisory Services Europe
- will lead the session ‘World-Class Finance: Enabling the Innovation Agenda’ on October 9

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