Master Class: Production, Supply Chain and Human Factor - Success Factors for Digital Change

Bernhard Lietzmann, Partner, Director Business Unit, Ingenics AG

Bernhard Lietzmann was appointed Partner and Director Business Unit in 2018 and is responsible for all of Ingenics’ aerospace activities worldwide. 
Before he joined Ingenics in 2013, Bernhard worked as a project manager in various projects and has over 10 years of experience in the automotive, railway and aerospace industries.

Master Class: SMARTer Together – Connecting the Supply Chain

Jens Harde, Country Manager Germany, Arconic

Jens Harde was appointed Country Manager Germany at Arconic-a global technology, engineering, manufacturing leader and key supplier to aerospace industry-in Nov.2016. Besides his country role, he is acting as GM of the Arconic Fastening Systems in Hildesheim (Ge) and Nemesvamos (HU). Before joining Arconic, he held several plant manager positions at Tier 1/2 automotive supplier.

Supply Chain Evolution presents new opportunities in commercial Aerospace

Simone Berger, BCA Supply Chain, Director of Systems Strategy, The Boeing Company

Simone Berger is currently the Director of Supply Chain Systems Strategy for Boeing Commercial Airplanes. Simone joined Boeing in 1986 as an Avionics engineer from MIT, and since then has held avionics and engineering leadership positions for the 737, 747, 767, and 777 airplane programs. In December of 2017, Simone was appointed to her current role as Systems Strategy Director.

Adding value with I4.0 for SME to be competitive in global supply chain

Dr. Christian Howe, CEO, HEGGEMANN AG

Dr. Christian Howe joined HEGGEMANN AG 2014 as COO and was appointed CEO 2017. His former background was in the automotive industry at Daimler in the R&D department and achieving his doctor in mechanical engineering. He worked for Benteler Automotive and became Managing director of the Joint Venture Benteler-SGL to set up a new company for a full automated carbon fibre part production.

Perfecting total cost management to be competitive in a global Supply Chain

Marc Blaser, CEO, Blaser Swisslube AG

Marc Blaser, born in 1975, is CEO of Blaser Swisslube AG, a Swiss family-owned lubricant company founded in 1936. He holds a University of Applied Sciences degree in business administration, and started his career in the insurance industry. After various further training courses in the areas of leadership and management, he joined the Blaser Swisslube USA sales organization in 2003 as Area Sales Manager for Mexico, Puerto Rico, the State of Louisiana and French-speaking Canada. In 2004 he returned to company headquarters in Switzerland and was appointed Sales Manager Europe and subsequently COO. In 2010 Marc Blaser took over the management of this family owned company in its third generation, with over 600 employees worldwide.

ATR Demand and Estimated Growth for the Supply Chain

David Brigante, Senior Vice President Procurement, ATR

David Brigante was appointed Senior Vice President Procurement in January 2015 leading the procurement strategies. He reports to ATR CEO and is a member of the Executive Committee.
He joined Leonardo in 1988 and worked in various management positions in Aerostructures, Industrial Planning and Control, Procurement and Customer Support.
He holds a University Degree in Economics.

From Supplier to MSN Delivery - Digitizing the Global Supply Chain

Erik Goedhart, SVP Global Head of Aerospace & Industrials, Kuehne+Nagel Management AG

Erik Goedhart is working at Kuehne+Nagel as Senior Vice President and heading up the aerospace and industrials market & solutions approach. The Aerospace business for Kuehne+Nagel has developed into one of the six key market segments. Industry breakthrough end to end solutions like KN EngineChain and KN InteriorChain has been successfully launched in the market in the past year.

An outlook to the supply chain footprint in emerging markets

Dominique Salliot, Vice President Business & Strategy, Stelia AEROSPACE

DOMINIQUE SALLIOT: Appointed in 2013 as Head of Strategy & Sales to lead Stelia Aerospace’s growth strategy. He is responsible for the merger between EADS Sogerma and Aerolia into STELIA Aerospace in 2015. He graduated as an Engineer from the Ecole Polytechnique, Sup’Aéro and qualified as a French Air Force fighter pilot.

Digital Transformation in Aircraft Production

Patrick de Castelbajac, Executice Vice President Strategy & International, Airbus

PATRICK DE CASTELBAJAC began his career in the aeronautical industry at MBDA (at that time called Aerospatiale Missile), in 1997, before spending three years with Baker & McKenzie. Driven by a long-lasting passion for the aeronautical industry Patrick de Castelbajac joined Airbus in 2002.

The importance of a global supply chain

Beth F. Anderson, Vice President Payloads and Systems Supplier Management, Boeing

BETH ANDERSON was named to her position in 2014. She leads the organization responsible for the setting strategy and sourcing components and systems to support the BCA production system from suppliers around the world as well as daily management of suppliers. Her aerospace career already began in 1985 when she joined McDonnell Douglas Corporation as a customer service engineer.

Implications of 3D printing on the supply network


Chris Schuppe, Engineering Leader, GE Additive

CHRISTOPHER SCHUPPE: Engineering leader with more than 22 years of experience in automotive and aviation industry. Deep experience in several aerospace projects like GP7200, GEnx Low Pressure Turbine and Leap. In 2016 Chris became engineering leader for GE Additive. He has stood up a team to accelerate additive adoption across GE and to provide engineering consulting outside of GE.

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