Challenges & Way Forward For Consumer Goods

In this conversation with the leaders from the Consumer Goods industry we shall discuss the challenges being faced by them, how they plan to overcome them and how they see the future changing for the industry due to the current crises

What will we be discussing? 

    • What are the biggest challenges during this disruption, both for demand and supply
    • How are companies planning to responding to this situation in short term specially to revive demand
    • Are there already or envisaged any permanent shifts in demand patterns in the product portfolio?
    • Do you see a big shift in the sales through online channel? If yes, how are you planning to adapt to this shift?
    • Is there a thought process internally to make procurement more locally reliant as learning from this situation?
    • What changes can be expected for this industry in long term due to this disruption?
    • What changes do you see for the planning function? Do you think planning will become critical in the new world?

Expert Panelists

Mr Chintan Shah
Head – Supply Chain & Operations, BIC Canada
MBA, University of South Australia
28years of experience including brands like Clark Shoes & Kloeckner
Mr Anand Doraiswamy
Head – Supply Chain Planning, Dabur UAE
MBA, VJTI University of Mumbai
20years of experience including brands like Beiersdorf & ZAFCO
Mr Rutger Nouwen
Supply Chain Director (Independent), Netherlands
SCM, Rotterdam University
31years of experience including brands like Kodak, Apple & Carrefour
Mr Dipak Gautam
Head – Supply Chain, Firefox Bikes, India
12years of experience including brands like Samsung & Akzo Nobel
Ms Neha Parekh
General Manager – Planning, Godrej Consumer Products, India
12years of experience including brands like Pidilite & Johnson & Johnson
Ms Anar Sharma
Director – Demand Planning & Forecasting, Georgia Pacific USA
MBA, University of Georgia
25years of experience including 13+ years in planning with Georgia Pacific


Apr 28 2020


6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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