Procurement Professionals Convene at the Dubai ProcureTech Summit 2023


The growth of procurement within the region is on an uphill trajectory combined with the adoption of technology and supply chains. The market growth factors are the increasing need for procurement process automation and the rapid adoption of e-procurement technology. The rapid strides with which digital technology is being adopted by businesses are transforming the way they operate. From finance to procurement to marketing, digital technology empowers teams with better control over operations.

Verve Management is taking the lead with another premier initiative in the region, The Middle East ProcureTech Summit 2023. The summit devoted to a disruptive procurement sector will be unveiled on February 21–22, at Swissotel Al Murooj, Dubai, UAE.

At the summit, this year, will take a deep dive into the modified paradigm of the procurement industry, focused on the new technology adopted by the industry to change the procurement game. The summit aims to provide a platform for like-minded individuals to gather and discuss the new era of Digital Procurement with topics such as Cloud procurement, E-Procurement Solutions, and Supplier Relationship Management (SRM), to name a few.

Over the course of two ground-breaking days, the summit is setting out to headline experts and key leaders within the industry including:

 Dirk Karl, Group Chief Procurement Officer, MTN

• Waleed Saeed Al Saeedi, Director, Procurement and Supply Management, Department of Tourism and Culture (Abu Dhabi)

• Rajkumar Adhya, Supply Chain Operations Director,AstraZeneca

• Amadou Dioulde Diallo, CEO, DHL, Deutsche Post

• Dr. Abdalla Abduljalil, Chief Contracts Specialist (Expert in Revenue, Expense Contracts, and B.O.T, PPP), Dubai Academic Health Corporation

• Tatjana Ozgoren, Director of Global Procurement – AMEA, PepsiCo

• Shakti Arora, Chief Procurement Officer, RAK Ceramics PJSC

• Heba Abdelhady, Chief Supply Chain Officer, Saudi German Health

• Maytham Al-Khairulla, VP of Procurement and Business Support, OSN

• Amit Bhatia, Supply Chain Director – IMEA, LVMH Beauty

• Shannon Hore, Senior VP- Procurement and Logistics, Abu Dhabi Airports

• Stephen Rea, Chief Procurement Officer, Al Ghurair

• Mohamed Samak, Global Procurement Director, Aramex International

• Sam Achampong, Regional Director of CIPS MENA, CIPS (Dubai)

• Shailen Shukla, Chief Logistics Officer, Mohamed Hareb Al Otaiba Group

• Chamath Nawaratne, Vice President and Chief Procurement Officer, Air Liquide

• Vineet Gupta, Chief Commercial Officer, Babyshop

• Hon. Peter Gesper, SVP of IT,

• Remya Venugopalan, Director of Operations, International Modern Hospital

• Engr. Ammar AlAboud, VP of Consulting & Research, Supply Chain and Procurement Society

• Suhail Siddiqui, Procurement Director, Juma Al Majid for Electro-Mechanical Works

• Sandeep Sharma, Director- Group Procurement and International Market Supply Chain, Alamar Foods- Domino’s Pizza

• Vishal Noronha, Group Head of Procurement, Gargash Group

• Aslam Labeeb, Head of Supply Chain & IT, Gulf International

• Brish Bhan Vaidya, Head of APAC Sourcing & Global Buying Center, UBER

• Shashi Kiran, Group General Manager – Supply Chain, Jashanmal National Group

• Huzefa Boxwala, Head of Supply Chain Innovation, Henkel Corporation

• Sara Omer, Sales Director Middle East & Africa, iValua

• Arnaud Malarde, Senior Product Marketing Manager, iValua

• Prasanna Rajendran, Vice President – Head of Business, Kissflow,

• Abhinav Suresh, Director and P&L Leader- Middle East and Africa, Locus

The Middle East ProcureTech Summit will be an invaluable opportunity to network with industry leaders, who will set out to delve into all of the latest technological advances in procurement to help drive businesses forward.

Middle East ProcureTech Summit 2023 is supported by the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS), Supply Chain and Procurement Society (SCPS), and Supply Chain and Logistics Group (SCLG). The summit will be braced by the presence of some key industry leaders and solution providers like Ivalua, a leading provider of cloud-based Spend Management software, and Kissflow Procurement Cloud, a flexible source-to-pay platform for procurement teams to manage all their procurement spends in a single place.

The Middle East ProcureTech Excellence Awards 2023 will be held at the summit as part of the Middle East Procuretech Summit. The Awards will celebrate Procurement, Supply Chain, and Logistics leaders who have worked constantly towards improving disrupted supply chains through innovating and adopting advanced technology.

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