Cross Function & Cross Organisation Process Development Collaboration
Themed Focus Session | What could increased collaboration mean for Your end-to-end development?
A key aspect for EBG | Network is enabling people and companies to come together and truly share experiences. Two companies that are working closely together are Husqvarna and Finnair and here we will discuss what collaboration between sourcing, procurement and finance in different companies can be like. Here we will learn what end to end mean to them, what their development goals are, achievements they have accomplished and what lessons learned you can draw from them. Take the opportunity to consider the challenges You have and what you wish you could learn from others – and let us discuss just that.
Husqvarna and Finnair will share the journeys they are on and why a finance and a sourcing professional have such great exchange.
- What has Husqvarna and Finnair been able to learn from collaborating within their source-to-pay development?
- How can businesses draw from each others experiences in the best possible way?
- Which pitfalls can you avoid by drawing from others experiences?
This is what he says himself “I have +10 years of Business Development experience in various roles: operations, process improvement, IT implementation programs, business transformation and team leadership. I have comprehensive understanding of Source-to-Pay, Finance and Supply Chain in multinational organizations.
I’m a passionate continuous improvement and LEAN practitioner, capable of managing large & complex projects successfully. Always ready and motivated for improving business results and customer satisfaction.” (LinkedIn)
His experiences come from various roles within supply chain, procurement and process development from Finnair, Microsoft and Nokia.
Finnair is a network airline specialized in flying passengers and cargo between Asia and Europe. They fly to 19 destinations in Asia, seven in the Americas and over 100 destinations in Europe.
In 2017, Finnair’s revenue amounted to €2,568 million and they had 5,900 employees at the end of the year. Finnair’s head office is located at Helsinki Airport and its shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki. The Finnish government is a major shareholder with a 55.8 per cent holding. Other shareholders include public bodies, financial institutions, private companies and households.