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The Future of Manufacturing with Game Changers, Presented by SAP

The Future of Manufacturing with Game Changers, Presented by SAP

Thursday at 7 AM Pacific /10 AM Eastern

May 11th 2017:Chemical Industry Mergers, Acquisitions, Divestitures: Transformational Growth

The buzz: “...2017 M&A activity will be focused around innovation and digitization.” (Deloitte) Historically fragmented portfolios, pressure from activists, and near-flat global growth predictions are compelling chemical companies to find alternative ways to prosper in our dynamic, competitive global environment. The answer? Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures can accelerate transformation and pave the way to rapidly enter into new business models, emerging regions or innovative market segments. Are you ready? The experts speak. Kimberly Knickle, IDC: “The most damaging phrase in the lang

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Kimberly Knickle

Kimberly Knickle is research vice president in IDC's manufacturing group, and she is responsible for research and analysis of business and IT issues for manufacturers. She joined IDC in 2006 and leads the IT Priorities & Strategies program, which focuses on hot topics and technologies that are changing the way manufacturers buy and use IT, such as digital transformation, big data and analytics, cloud, IoT, mobility, and 3D printing. Before joining the analyst industry, Kim held various roles in IT services, engineering, and product safety testing, beginning her career as an engineer at Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. Kim has a MBA from Boston University's School of Management, focusing on
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David Dunn

David Dunn is a Business Development Executive in the chemicals industry for Capgemini. Prior to joining Capgemini, David held industry executive positions with Rolta Americas and SAP. He has also held numerous senior industry positions including leading new product development and commercialization at Monsanto’s Enviro-Chem Division and product development and technical services as Director of Technology for Baker-Petrolite in the Americas and Asia. David has a strong manufacturing and operations background and has a degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Missouri - Columbia.
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Stefan Guertzgen

Stefan Guertzgen has served as Senior Director for Industry Solution Marketing Chemicals at SAP for eight years, globally responsible for driving industry thought leadership, strategic portfolio decisions and overall positioning and messaging, as well as executive messaging programs for key stakeholders along SAP’s entire Chemical solution portfolio. Previously, he worked for 11 years in the chemical Industry at Chemtura in various positions comprising R&D, Global Business Development, Business Process Management and Sales & Operations Planning. He spent seven years in Pre Sales and Management Consulting for the process industry focused on business operations, working for AspenTech, AT Kea
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2638/the-future-of-manufacturing-with-game-changers-presented-by-sap 21/12/2017 07:00 21/12/2017 08:00 The Future of Manufacturing with Game Changers, Presented by SAP https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2638/the-future-of-manufacturing-with-game-changers-presented-by-sap The buzz: “...2017 M&A activity will be focused around innovation and digitization.” (Deloitte) Historically fragmented portfolios, pressure from activists, and near-flat global growth predictions are compelling chemical companies to find alternative ways to prosper in our dynamic, competitive global environment. The answer? Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures can accelerate transformation and pave the way to rapidly enter into new business models, emerging regions or innovative market segments. Are you ready? The experts speak. Kimberly Knickle, IDC: “The most damaging phrase in the language is ‘We’ve always done it this way!’” (Grace Hopper). David Dunn, Capgemini: “A merger is hard to pull off under any circumstances. It's harder when everybody is against you” (Carly Fiorina). Stefan Guertzgen, SAP: “Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.” (Napoleon Hill). Join us for Chemical Industry Mergers, Acquisitions, Divestitures: Transformational Growth. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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