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Productivity in Chemicals - Faculty

Sammy Rashed, MBA

A productivity advisor and strategist with 20 + years experience in senior management in various industries. He led Sourcing organizations in Canada, Europe, and globally. Now Principal & Co-Founder of The Beyond Group AG in Switzerland, he is a recognized thought leader on productivity and pens a Widely Followed blog on "Beyond Procurement. . Mr. Rashed is a LEAN/Six-sigma Blackbelt, has an executive MBA from UQAM (Canada), is a PhD candidate at TUM (Munich, Germany), and serves as executive partner for corporate research (ISCM).







Giles Breault, MBA, MCIPS, C.P.M.

Giles Breault is Principal and Co-Founder of The Beyond Group. He is a retained advisor in the areas of Procurement and Supply Chain and serves as Chairman of the Advisory Board of the Procurement Leaders Network. He is a career Productivity, Supply Chain, and Sourcing executive with strategic and operational experience in the Electronics, Aviation and Pharmaceuticals industries. He was previously Chief Procurement Officer, Novartis Pharmaceuticals (Switzerland), Senior Vice-President, Aventis (Germany), and held several senior Supply Management positions at International Telephone and Telegraph (ITT) Corporation in the US and Europe








Prof. Michael Henke

Prof. Dr. Michael Henke is appointed professor at the Chair of Enterprise Logistics at the faculty of Mechanical Engineering at TU Dortmund. At Fraunhofer IML Henke will operate as institute director in the department of corporate logistics. Thus he succeeds Prof. Dr. Axel Kuhn, who retired last year from the chair of the institute of factory organization; a post he held for twenty years.
Michael Henke started his career with the studies of engineering in Brewing and Beverage Technology at TU München. Subsequently he received a doctorate and qualified as a professor at the faculty of economics, as well at TU München. During his last year of habilitation, Henke worked as a Senior Consultant for the Supply Management Group SMG in St. Gallen, Switzerland. Since 2007 Michael Henke is researcher and professor at EBS. His exploratory focus lies in the field of Purchasing and Supply Management, Supply Chain Risk Management and Financial Supply Chain Management.