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  • Nigel BATCHEM

    Senior Director of Planning - Amy’s Kitchen

    Senior Director of Planning - Amy’s Kitchen

    Nigel BATCHEM > Speaker  > Dassault Systèmes® Nigel BATCHEM > Speaker  > Dassault Systèmes®

    Nigel BATCHEM has proudly led Amy’s Kitchen’s planning team for over 11 years. He has over 20 years of experience in the food industry, with roles heavily focusing on planning and scheduling. Nigel holds a Bachelor’s degree in Food Technology from Massey University.

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  • Thilo BRAUSE

    Task Manager Development Personnel Resource Planning - Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH

    Task Manager Development Personnel Resource Planning - Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH

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    Thilo Brause is the Task Manager Development Personnel Resource Planning at Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH (DFS). Educated at Technische Universität Darmstadt, he has an extensive background in software engineering for the industrial solutions sector. He has been involved with the development and implementation of DELMIA Quintiq solutions at DFS since 2009, and has held leading roles in the projects since 2012.

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  • Phil DUFF

    Expert Solution Architect - DELMIA CoE Innovation Center

    Expert Solution Architect - DELMIA CoE Innovation Center

    Phil DUFF > Speaker > Dassault Systèmes® Phil DUFF > Speaker > Dassault Systèmes®

    Phil DUFF has been part of the High Tech sector for over 15 years. He has extensive experience in industry planning and scheduling, having worked at both Mars, Inc. and Kraft Foods. After joining DELMIA Quintiq in 2008, he contributed to sales and project implementations for customers in logistics, mining, and workforce. In 2016, he joined the product development team in the Netherlands and took on the role of Strategic Advisor. Today, Phil is a member of the DELMIA Quintiq Innovation Center and provides thought leadership on planning and scheduling to a variety of industries.

  • Jamie DYSON

    Planning Manager - DRAX

    Planning Manager - DRAX

    Jamie Dyson > Speaker > Dassault Systèmes® Jamie Dyson > Speaker > Dassault Systèmes®

    Jamie has ten years’ experience in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, having worked across a range of industries including wines & spirits, horticulture, and electronics. In his role of Planning Manager at the UK’s largest power station, Jamie leads teams responsible for the operational logistics management of the station, including planning and executing the movement of up to eight million tons of biomass per year, from 20 countries around the world into four UK ports, and the onward delivery to Drax in Yorkshire via rail, road, and strategic storage sites.

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  • Jeroen HANEKAMP

    General Manager - DELMIA Quintiq

    General Manager - DELMIA Quintiq

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    Jeroen HANEKAMP (LLM, MSc) is the General Manager of DELMIA Quintiq, a Dassault Systèmes company. Previously he held the roles of Chief Commercial Operations Officer and General Counsel at Quintiq. Jeroen earned degrees in Strategic Organization Management and Commercial Law, a master's degree in Business Administration and a master's degree in Corporate Law.

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  • Camilo GAVIRIA

    Vice President of Technical Sales - DELMIA

    Vice President of Technical Sales - DELMIA

    Camilo Gaviria > Speaker > Dassault Systèmes® Camilo Gaviria > Speaker > Dassault Systèmes®

    Camilo GAVIRIA is the Vice President of Technical Sales at DELMIA. He oversees the DELMIA Center of Excellence within Dassault Systèmes. Prior to this, He was the Senior Business Director for Metals & Manufacturing, and the Director of Quintiq Latin America.

    Camilo holds a bachelor's degree in economics and a master's degree in econometrics and operations research. He is also a certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt.

  • Sonja KRALJ

    IT Project Management Officer - Slovenian Steel Group

    IT Project Management Officer - Slovenian Steel Group

    Sonja KRALJ > Speaker > Dassault Systèmes® Sonja KRALJ > Speaker > Dassault Systèmes®

    Sonja Kralj is IT Project Management Officer at Slovenian Steel Group. She graduated at University of Ljubljana in 1996 and developed her professional carrier in different Delivery and Sales Management Roles in the IT industry. Due to her experience and extensive background in project management and business process organizational change management, she held a position of Project Manager during the implementation of Quintiq Company planner, a strategic project at Acroni which is part of Slovenian Steel Group.

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  • Tiina LAHTI

    Manager Ground Resource Planning - Finnair

    Manager Ground Resource Planning - Finnair

    Tiina Lahti > Portrait  > Dassault Systemes Tiina Lahti > Portrait  > Dassault Systemes

    Tiina Lahti has been with Finnair for over 15 years, across different positions in the company. She began working in the resource planning department in 2014. Today, she is responsible for the airline’s Ground Resource Planning which includes technical services, Finnair Kitchen, Helsinki Airport Customer Service and several smaller units in the company.

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  • Andreas LEGNER

    Plant Administrative Manager / SixSigma+Lean MasterBlackBelt - Tribotecc GmbH

    Plant Administrative Manager / SixSigma+Lean MasterBlackBelt - Tribotecc GmbH

    Andreas LEGNER > Portrait  > Dassault Systemes Andreas LEGNER > Portrait  > Dassault Systemes

    Beginning his career as a mechanical engineer, Andreas Legner has been with Tribotecc GmbH for over 30 years. He has led process engineering projects in Austria, Brazil, and the United Kingdom. Andreas successfully obtained the SixSigma+Lean MasterBlackBelt certification in 2005. In addition to various projects across the parent company, he has extensive industry experience in production management, planning engineering and security engineering. 

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  • René MORASKE

    Senior Project Manager IT - SBB (Swiss Federal Railway)

    Senior Project Manager IT - SBB (Swiss Federal Railway)

    René Moraske > Speaker > Dassault Systèmes® René Moraske > Speaker > Dassault Systèmes®

    René Moraske has been the Senior Project Manager IT for Swiss Federal Railway (SBB) for 12 years. SBB is the main railway of Switzerland. It manages the densest railway network in the world with a 30,000-strong workforce. René is responsible for SBB's planning system, used by its train drivers and attendants. Since 2015, he has been involved in the development and implementation of the DELMIA Quintiq solution for the SBB.

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  • Mauro MURAZZI

    IT Director Supply Chain & B2B - Loro Piana

    IT Director Supply Chain & B2B - Loro Piana

    Mauro MURAZZI > Speaker> Dassault Systèmes® Mauro MURAZZI > Speaker> Dassault Systèmes®

    Mauro Murazzi leads a team of 15 employees in designing and implementing new solutions across Loro Piana’s manufacturing plants, logistics center and commercial offices. His career in information technology and supply chain operations began in 2000 as a senior SAP consultant. He has managed various projects across various industries, in both Europe and the United States. Mauro has a Master’s degree in Electronic Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Milan.

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  • Ravinesh NATH

    Logistics Operations Manager - Viva Energy Australia Pty Ltd

    Logistics Operations Manager - Viva Energy Australia Pty Ltd

    Ravinesh NATH > Speaker > Dassault Systèmes® Ravinesh NATH > Speaker > Dassault Systèmes®

    Ravinesh Nath has been a part of the Viva Energy Australia family since 2013. With 20 years of industry experience in the downstream oil industry, his specialization in supply chain operations covers crude and feedstock supply to refineries, shipping and pipelines, and logistics. He focuses on supplying terminals in the Oceania region with finished products.

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  • Zdravko SMOLEJ

    Systems Engineer - Slovenian Steel Group

    Systems Engineer - Slovenian Steel Group

    Zdravko Smolej > Speaker > Dassault Systèmes® Zdravko Smolej > Speaker > Dassault Systèmes®

    Zdravko Smolej is a systems engineer at Slovenian Steel Group. He joined the company as an engineering designer, soon after graduating from University of Maribor in 1985. He also held other positions in the company throughout the years, as a control and automation engineer and later as an MES system designer and developer. Due to his industry experience and extensive background of process knowledge, Zdravko took on the role of business consultant in the implementation of DELMIA Quintiq Company Planner.

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  • Gareth SNEYD

    Planning Manager - Bridgnorth Aluminium

    Planning Manager - Bridgnorth Aluminium

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    In addition to his role as planning manager, Gareth Sneyd is also the customer project manager for all DELMIA Quintiq solutions implemented on-site. He has almost 30 years of industry experience in logistics, supply chain, operations, production planning and inventory management within aluminum casting, hot and cold rolling and finishing.

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  • Olli SUOLANEN

    Systems Development Manager for Production Planning and Dispatching - VR Group

    Systems Development Manager for Production Planning and Dispatching - VR Group

    Olli SUOLANEN > Speaker > Dassault Systèmes® Olli SUOLANEN > Speaker > Dassault Systèmes®

    Olli Suolanen is Systems Development Manager for Production Planning and Dispatching at VR Group, the Finnish Rail Operator. He joined VR Group seven years ago to lead the Locomotive Planning and Dispatching project. He has been deeply involved with all of the VR’s planning and dispatching system implementations, most of which are based on Quintiq -platform.

    He has over 20 years of work experience in various areas of Supply Chain Management.

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  • Bryan SHARKEY

    Senior Director of Projects and Planning - Southwest Airlines

    Senior Director of Projects and Planning - Southwest Airlines

    Bryan Sharkey headshot > Dassault Systèmes Bryan Sharkey headshot > Dassault Systèmes

    Bryan Sharkey is the Senior Director of Planning and Projects for Southwest Airlines. His responsibilities include leading all planning functions for the Ground Operations department to include manpower planning of a US $1.8B workforce, performance planning for the highest rated customer service organization in the US Airline Industry, and the planning of all capital projects that are in excess of US $200M. His role also oversees the project implementation team on capital projects which includes the successful deployment of projects such as Commodity Baggage Tracking and Self Service functionality in airports. Bryan previously served in numerous roles in airline management and planning.

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