|By PR Newswire||
|August 5, 2014 05:00 AM EDT||
LONDON, August 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
To celebrate the first 10 years for the European Manufacturing Strategies Summit, WTG Events are launching a special industry Award - The European Manufacturing Leadership Award - designed to recognise an individual who has demonstrated pioneering leadership in driving excellence, performance and competitiveness within European manufacturing.
The shortlisted leaders are Jochen Ruehl, Director, GTM PS FemCare One Europe of Procter & Gamble; Bob Spooner, CEO of Hovis; Guillaume Vendroux, Vice President, Industrial of Alstom Transport; Rob Karsmakers, VP and GM Panel Commodity Team/Site Manager of Philips Consumer Lifestyle.
The chosen European Manufacturing Leader will be invited to address the delegation at the 10th Anniversary Manufacturing Leadership Award dinner, held at the 10th Annual European Manufacturing Strategies Summit on 28 October, in Düsseldorf.
With commodity prices continuing to increase, new technologies driving process change, and customers demanding greater flexibility in production, the European Manufacturing Strategies Summit will provide the latest insights into how to achieve continuous improvement and productivity gains across global operations. The agenda will also focus on the advent of Industry 4.0 and the implications for skills development.
Prof. Dr. Carl B. Welker, Summit Advisory Board member, said: "I appreciate supporting the European Manufacturing Strategies Summit as an advisory board member and a speaker because the Summit is the leading event on manufacturing strategy, not only in a European, but also in a Global perspective. This is the place where I meet manufacturing professionals from different manufacturing industries and of worldwide origin."
The 10th year anniversary agenda boasts leading industry speakers such as Volvo, Airbus, L'Oreal, Henkel, Alstom Transport and AkzoNobel as well as more diverse speakers who will provide attendees with unexpected insight in to building high performance teams and the future for manufacturing - including Jas Hawker, Former Commanding Officer with the Royal Air Force and Leader of the Red Arrows and Dominic Muren, Founder & Principal of The Humblefactory in America's Silicon Valley.
Now in its 10th anniversary, the European Manufacturing Strategies Summit is the leading manufacturing event of its size, gathering 200+ manufacturing professionals together at different European locations each year.
The European Manufacturing Strategies Summit is taking place on the 27-29 October 2014, at the Swissotel, Düsseldorf, Germany. http://www.ems-summit.com
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