Productivity in Pharma - Faculty

Sammy Rashed, MBA
A productivity advisor and procurement strategist with 20+ years experience in senior management in the various industries. Over his career at Novartis Pharma and Merck & Co., he has headed Sourcing organizations in Canada, Europe, and globally across all regions, where he created and drove the strategy to transform the function and develop its talent. Now Principal & Co-Founder of The Beyond Group AG in Switzerland, Sammy is a recognized thought leader on growing procurement into a broader productivity champion, and pens a widely followed blog on “Beyond Procurement. He holds a degree in Architecture, 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 also a retained advisor to innovative companies and serves as Chairman of the Advisory Board of the Procurement Leaders Network. He is a career Productivity, Supply Chain, Sourcing and Procurement executive with strategic and operational experience in the Pharmaceuticals. Electronics, and Aviation industries. He was previously Chief Procurement Officer, Novartis Pharmaceuticals (Switzerland), Senior Vice-President, Aventis (Germany), and held several senior leadership positions at International Telephone and Telegraph (ITT) Corporation, TRE Semiconductor Corp. and F. Hoffman La Roche in the US and Switzerland.







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.