Dell Global Operations Senior Vice President, Guy Schweppe has been added to the lineup of keynote speakers for the DSI 2018 Annual Conference taking place in Chicago, IL this November.
Understanding procurement excellence requires influence and collaboration at all stages of the product life cycle, Schweppe’s program, titled Procurement Excellence, will discuss the journey Dell has been on to advance its procurement practices over the last decade. He will outline Dell’s approach to procurement excellence and perform a deep dive into the critical elements of its strategy, including:
- Tailored talent management to unleash growth potentials of procurement professionals.
- Established processes and tools to increase procurement influence early in product life cycle.
- Using advanced market analytics to predict industry dynamics and strategize sourcing.
- Leveraging sourcing tools to drive value and cost efficiency for the company.
- Establishing trustful and mutually beneficial relationships with suppliers.
As Senior VP, Schweppe is responsible for Dell’s Production Procurement and Global Materials organizations. He serves on the National Minority Supplier Development Council Board of Directors and is a member of the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation Purchasing Council and the Texas A&M University Supply Chain Consortium.