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CIPS Network Romania - Inaugural Networking Event 

Rompetrol EXP-BRCC

Please join us at our Inaugural CIPS Network Romania Event, in Bucharest. It will be an evening of networking with top sourcing/procurement and supply chain professionals. Kindly sponsored by Rompetrol.

We shall have specials guests and a key note speaker, Robert Semethy, CPO of Erste Group, who will be speaking about the future skill sets that sourcing professionals will need by 2020 and beyond.

Moreover, there shall be three round table interactive discussions covering: The current state and future application of emotional intelligence in sourcing; Procurement as a key function in corporate – the top line of the business; Top 9 business reasons you should invest and use eSourcing Technology.

As the first CIPS Network in Central Eastern Europe, we intend to grow this network into a viable branch whereby sourcing and supply chain professionals may have a place to network, bench mark, exchange best in class sourcing practices, hear leaders share their innovative ideas and much more.

Date: Monday 30 October 2017
Venue: Ramada North Hotel and Suites

Availability:

Bookings are no longer being taken for this event

Audience

All members and non-members welcome to attend.

Programme

16.30 - Event registration and refreshments

17.00 - Event start: Introductions, a bit about CIPS and how the event will work

17.20 - Key Note Speaker Robert Semethy Chief Procurement Officer, Erste Group Bank AG

17:50 - Q&A

18.00 - Break out to the 3 Round Tables -  to run simultaneously

18.40 - Each Round Table Summary discussed-  presented to all by one table member

18.50 - (approx.) Networking and refreshments

20.00 - Event close

Speakers

 

Biography of speaker: 
Robert SEMETHY joined Erste Group Bank AG as CPO and Managing Director
of Procurement Services GmbH (Erste Group Procurement or EGP) in 2008.
EGP provides best-in-class supply management with under 110 employees to 80 entities across 10 countries. EGP manages the external spend of over EUR 1 billion through the use of sophisticated business intelligence; proactive category management; strong
supplier management; and a highly skilled, motivated, and service oriented
workforce. In his twenty-year career prior to EGP, Mr. Semethy served in various roles of
increasing responsibility in operations and supply chain management in a variety
of industries (mining, heavy industry, EMS, and semi-conductor capital
equipment) while living in Austria, Hungary, Romania, Mexico, and the USA. Mr.
Semethy is a native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA where he earned his
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh
Swanson School of Engineering in 1989 while winning four Varsity Letters in
Men’s Swimming and his Master of Business Administration with a concentration
in Operations Management from the University of Pittsburgh Katz Graduate
School of Business in 1991. Mr. Semethy holds US Patent (5,401,120) for a
Pumbable Mine Seal along with a number of professional certifications in
engineering, supply management, supply chain management, and leadership.

Robert Semethy

Robert SEMETHY joined Erste Group Bank AG as CPO and Managing Directorof Procurement Services GmbH (Erste Group Procurement or EGP) in 2008.

EGP provides best-in-class supply management with under 110 employees to 80 entities across 10 countries. EGP manages the external spend of over EUR 1 billion through the use of sophisticated business intelligence; proactive category management; strongsupplier management; and a highly skilled, motivated, and service orientedworkforce. In his twenty-year career prior to EGP, Mr. Semethy served in various roles ofincreasing responsibility in operations and supply chain management in a varietyof industries (mining, heavy industry, EMS, and semi-conductor capitalequipment) while living in Austria, Hungary, Romania, Mexico, and the USA. Mr.Semethy is a native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA where he earned hisBachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of PittsburghSwanson School of Engineering in 1989 while winning four Varsity Letters inMen’s Swimming and his Master of Business Administration with a concentrationin Operations Management from the University of Pittsburgh Katz GraduateSchool of Business in 1991. Mr. Semethy holds US Patent (5,401,120) for aPumbable Mine Seal along with a number of professional certifications inengineering, supply management, supply chain management, and leadership.

The Future Skill Sets that Sourcing Professionals Will Need by 2020 and Beyond

Robert Semethy, CPO of Erste Group, shall present to us the evolution of supply management and the skill sets that will be required in the future, to enhance current supply management position at the decision-making table. Moreover, his professional standard has him on the journey of ensuring that the Sourcing/Supply function will become the trusted influencer of choice that will add further value to the overall business. He shall share his vision in how he is preparing his team to go beyond the Professional Level of Sourcing into becoming the Leaders of Supply Management. He will also share with us a bit about his plans for utilizing learning and development for his sourcing team.

Fee

Free to attend.

Venue

 

Ramada North:
Str Daniel Danielopolu 44, Bucarest, Romania 014134
Located in Bucharest’s French Quarter near Herastrau Park
“Diamond 2” Event Hall
Parking is free, but it’s first come first serve
http://www.ramadanorth.ro/#

Ramada North:
Str Daniel Danielopolu 44
Bucharest
Romania 014134

Located in Bucharest’s French Quarter near Herastrau Park“Diamond 2” Event HallParking is free, but it’s first come first serve

http://www.ramadanorth.ro/#

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