IACCM – Europe Forum 2015, London

June 15 – 17, 2015

Sirion proudly sponsors the IACCM (International Association for Contract & Commercial Management) Europe Forum 2015, the leading industry event focusing on commercial and contracting excellence practices. This year’s event is focused on helping enterprises create efficiencies and bottom line value through contracting and post award governance. We welcome you to join us at the IACCM Europe Forum 2015 and benefit from cross-industry, international perspectives from a distinguished speaker faculty including sourcing and contracting leaders at global organizations such as SAP, Vestas, CSC, ConocoPhillips and Lockheed Martin UK.

Sirion will be represented by Founder and President, Claude Marais who will chair the track on ‘Advanced Competencies for Better Business Outcomes’ that includes a live case study with Henrik Krarup Stefansen, Senior Director, Global IT Sourcing, Vestas. Henrik heads up the global IT sourcing function at Vestas with a main focus on implementing best practices in IT sourcing governance and vendor relationship management. Henrik will share how Vestas and Sirion are collaborating on a journey to develop and implement Vestas’ global IT sourcing strategy and governance model.

Topic: Managing Complex IT Outsourcing Deals

Time and Date: 11:15 AM, 16th June 2015

Session outline:

  • Exploring Vestas´ journey into IT outsourcing
  • Considering how to manage complex contracts and vendor relationships
  • Reasoning for investing in best practice processes and tools for supplier governance
  • Reviewing drivers for choosing a SaaS solution and the benefits of an off-shore setup
  • Reflections on the journey so far, including future expectations

In addition to the above session, Claude will be moderating a panel discussion on the topic ‘Leveraging Technology to Give Contracting the Leading Edge’. The panel for this discussion includes Kai Jacob, Vice Chair Europe, Middle East & Africa, Process Manager and Head of Global Contract Management Services – SAP; Daniel Mahlebashian, Chief Contracting Officer – General Motors Company; and Dierk Schindler, Head of EMEA Legal Field Services & WW Contract Management & Services – NetApp.

You can visit us at booth #8 for a live demonstration of our supplier governance platform – Sirion.

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