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Panel Discussion Day 1
Jeff Marthins, CPF
Senior Business Consultant
John Galt Solutions
Jeff Marthins is no stranger to the Institute of Business Forecasting & Planning, IBF as he is a regular workshop leader at conferences and IBF training programs. Jeff is an IBF Certified Professional Forecaster (CPF) since 2006. He has worked in all facets of manufacturing and planning. His current role is Director of Supply Chain Operations and oversees the Demand Planning Department. Jeff led the production module of a SAP and other software implementations at the company. His background includes many years of manufacturing, which has provided him with a solid platform for the creation and development of the Demand Planning Department. Even though Jeff oversees many facets of the Supply Chain Operation, he still has a passion for Demand Planning and Forecasting. He was also the recipient of IBF’s 2016 award for Excellence in Business Forecasting & Planning.
Strategic Planning Director
Massimo has extensive experience in S&OP and business management in high-tech companies. He is currently head of medium and long-term forecast activity in the Central Planning Department of STMicroelectronics, based at the Geneva headquarters. He is responsible for analysing medium and long-term business demand, assessing risk and market opportunities to support the Manufacturing Strategy, and preparing analyses and scenarios to drive wider company strategy. He moved into this role from a position managing the advanced STM Optoelectronic lab in Castelletto, Italy. Massimo has a strong technical background in Semiconductors and helped set up the current STM mid and long-term planning process. Before starting work at STMicroelectronics, he held project management roles at Italtel and Siemens. Massimo holds a BA in Physics and a Masters in Material Science from Milan University.
Global Demand Manager
After graduating University in 2005 with a Master’s in Applied Economics, Aurélie became a Demand Planner for TerBeke-Pluma in Belgium. Then, she joined BD where she worked in many aspects of the supply chain including Supply Planning, Demand Planning, S&OP, DRP, and SAP Implementation. She currently works as Global Demand Manager for Oleon, a Belgian chemicals company, working on maturing their S&OP process and developing the Global Demand Planning Department.
Business Operational Planning Leader
Dare Fadeji has worked in P&G’s supply chain for 7 years and in its Demand Planning/Business Operations for 4 ½ years. His current role is Business Operations Planning Leader. Prior to embarking moving into Demand Planning, he worked as P&G’s Distributor Logistics Leader, covering 22 countries. Prior to joining P&G in 2012, he had an interesting career cutting across Aircraft Maintenance Engineering, Telecoms/Network Engineering, and Pension Fund Administration. Dare holds a B.Sc. in Systems Engineering from the University of Lagos and an MBA from IE Business School, Spain.