Challenges & Way Forward For Food & Beverage

In this conversation with the leaders from the Food & Beverage 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 Rajheev Agarwal
CEO, Nilons
Chartered Accountant
34years of experience including 16years with Nilons
Mr Girish Venkat
Director – Sales & Operations, Hatti Kaapi
IIM Calcutta
26years of experience including brands like GMR, HPCL & MRPL
Mr Ankur Sharma
Head – Planning & Logistics, Roquette
SKEMA Business School
11years of experience including brands like Parle, Danone and P&G
Mr Suresh Reddy
Head – Supply Chain, Unibic
University of Bangalore
18years of experience including brands like Fresco, More and Britvic
Mr Akhil Srivastava
Director – South Asia, AB InBev
IIM Lucknow, Stanford Business School
25years of experience including brands like ITC, Pepsico, and Indigo
Mr Umesh Madhyan
AVP – Supply Chain Strategy, Hindustan Coca Cola
20years of experience including brands like l’Oreal and Heinz 


May 02 2020


3:00 pm - 4:00 pm



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