01 - 03 April, 2019 | London, UK

Michaela Bessell


Head of Digital Transformation Office
Henkel


2:00 PM Case study Henkel X: cultural transformation embracing open innovation

In 2017, Henkel began a major transformation toward a new business model to underpin the future growth of the €20bn business. Michaela will share her approach to designing and driving a successful programme, including the following key elements:    
  • Outcomes of our extensive benchmarking study to find the right model for our digital transformation 
  • Our approach to bringing colleagues on our digital journey and promoting more agile ways of working 
  • The role of key digital tools such as smart labels, blockchain and analytics, in supporting our business goals 
  • How the programme has performed in the first year and key lessons learnt

2:35 PM Panel: Getting PEX and IT to work together to deliver the agile organisation of the future

Issues up for discussion and debate include:
  • How are teams structured in terms of IT and process excellence at different organisations and what is the effect? 
  • What is the delineation between OPEX and IT when it comes to digitally-oriented operational improvements? 
  • Avoiding infighting between the two functions
  • How are IT and OPEX learning from each other’s change methodologies and to what extent are companies combining them? 


Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Michaela.

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