Breaking Old Practices - Driving to Transform Healthcare and its Supply Chain

Joe Nuzzolese, Corporate VP, Global Supply Chain, Edwards Lifesciences and Bernard Jiang, Vice President, Supply Chain and Healthcare Logistics, UPS Asia Pacific Region

Venue : HP Smart Manufacturing Applications and Research Center (SMARC), Level 4, 1A Depot Close, Singapore 109842

Date : September 07, 2018

Time : 7:45 AM - 9:00 AM

Price : $10.00

2018-09-07 07:45:00 2018-09-07 09:00:00 Asia/Singapore Breaking Old Practices - Driving to Transform Healthcare and its Supply Chain - - AmCham Singapore

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Hosted by the Supply Chain, Transportation, & Logistics, and Healthcare Committees


7:45 am – 8:00 am
     Registration Networking
8:00 am – 8:05 am     Introduction
8:05 am – 8:35 am     Presentation
8:35 am – 9:00 am     Q&A / Discussion


Edwards Lifesciences - Transforming the Supply Chain to Address Global Growth Challenges

Edwards Lifesciences’ supply chain transformation is ensuring that it can bring its needed medical devices to its global customers. In rapidly growing markets such as Asia, meeting this demand requires the supply chain to be particularly agile, flexible, and patient-focused. Joe Nuzzolese, Edwards’ Corporate Vice President of Global Supply Chain, shares his perspectives on meeting global growth challenges in the Asia region and on Edwards’ approach to transforming its supply chain.

United Parcel Services - Planning for Supply Chain Success in Healthcare

From international medical shipping solutions, healthcare-compliant warehouses to cold chain solutions, reliable healthcare logistics is necessary to meet the growing demands of consumers and industry digitization. To really get it right, companies need tested and proven solutions that can be executed over and over for high-value, vital healthcare products.

As a global logistics leader, UPS has been empowering healthcare customers worldwide by providing global supply chain solutions and expertise to meet the complex and evolving supply chain needs of the healthcare and life science sectors. Bernard Jiang, Vice President, Supply Chain and Healthcare Logistics, UPS Asia Pacific Region, delivers a perspective on the increasingly important and strategic role the healthcare supply chain is playing as cost pressures continue to rise.

About the Speakers

Joe Nuzzolese
Corporate VP, Global Supply Chain
Edwards Lifesciences

Joseph Nuzzolese joined Edwards as corporate vice president, global supply chain, in August 2016.

Prior to joining the company, Nuzzolese was the vice president, supply chain, for Johnson & Johnson’s global surgery business, where he was responsible for leading worldwide operations for the Ethicon and Cardio and Specialty Surgery Businesses, which included Ethicon, Ethicon EndoSurgery, Biosurgery, Biosense Webster, Acclarent, Mentor, Advanced Sterilization Products and Sterilmed.

Nuzzolese has more than 25 years of experience leading all facets of supply chain and held a number of senior leadership roles at Johnson & Johnson, including vice president of supply chain in the Office of Strategy & Execution, vice president of worldwide operations for Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. and vice president of drug delivery for ALZA Corp.

He received his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the New Jersey Institute of Technology.

Bernard Jiang
Vice President, Supply Chain and Healthcare Logistics
UPS Asia Pacific Region

Bernard Jiang is the Vice President of Supply Chain and Healthcare Logistics for the UPS Asia Pacific Region. Based in Singapore, he is responsible for UPS’s Contract Logistics business unit and overall Healthcare products and services in APAC. He leads a team of logistics experts that provides value-added supply chain solutions and consultative services to meet the needs of UPS’s customers across the region.

Bernard has more than 15 years of experience in international supply chain and trade management services that spans across Asia. Over the course of his career at UPS, Bernard harnessed his expertise in healthcare and contract logistics to help customers improve their supply chain systems, gain operational efficiencies and achieve business goals.

He began his career with UPS in 2005 as a Solutions Specialist in Supply Chain Solutions unit in China and was promoted to Contract Logistics Project Manager in 2006. Bernard subsequently took on expanded responsibilities for UPS’s contract logistics and healthcare, as well as domestic transportation network for China.

In 2012, Bernard was appointed the Director for Contract Logistics and Healthcare for China, where
 he  led  the  successful  implementation  of  a  healthcare  strategy  that  resulted  in  the achievement  of  industry-accredited  licences  for  UPS’s  healthcare  facilities  in  China.  Most recently,  he  served  as  Vice  President  for  Security  for  APAC,  where  he  oversaw  the implementation of processes and procedures to ensure the security of UPS’s assets, employees and facilities across the region.

Bernard earned a Bachelor’s degree in International Business as well as a Diploma in Law from the Shanghai Institute of Foreign Trade, China.

About the Moderator
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