22 - 25 April, 2019
Pavilion Hotel Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Conference Agenda Day 2 - 24 April 2019

8:00 am - 9:50 am Morning Refreshment and Registration

8:50 am - 9:00 am Opening Remarks from Chairperson

Driving Value and Growth

9:00 am - 9:30 am Adapting to a Winning Culture for Shared Services Centres

Amit Minocha - Finance Shared Services Centre Director, Intel Corporation
·         Enabling a culture of on-going support for business results
·         Synchronise the culture and standards in shared service centres across multiple locations
·         It starts from the Top: Ensuring that the management policies  supports the agreed culture
·         Effectively communicating your ‘shared vision’ across different functions 
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Amit Minocha

Finance Shared Services Centre Director
Intel Corporation

9:30 am - 10:00 am Digital Transformation in a Shared Services environment

Kurt Bergmans - Head of Global IT Service Operations, British Petroleum
  • Why do we need to change?
  • The impact of Digital Transformation on your organization
  • Next generation: People, Processes, Tools
  • Success factors for Digital Transformation
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Kurt Bergmans

Head of Global IT Service Operations
British Petroleum

10:00 am - 10:30 am Turn-around story: From ‘Cost centre’ to ‘Revenue Generator’

Syed Zulkifli - General Manager Planning & Corporate Services, Damansara Realty Berhad
This case study will highlight how Damansara Realty Berhad went from Loss After Tax of RM28 Million to Profit After Tax of RM18 Million in one year
·         Achieving total transformation by centralising key processes including finance, HR and procurement
·         Lessons learned for improving cost savings, process optimisation and data management
·         Models to achieve continuous improvement and process excellence
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Syed Zulkifli

General Manager Planning & Corporate Services
Damansara Realty Berhad

10:30 am - 10:40 am On-Site Polling

10:40 am - 11:15 am Morning Break

Interactive Roundtable Discussion
Delegates will get the opportunity to select 3 topics, each led by an expert for a 40 minutes discussion. Discussion groups are deliberately kept small size of 10 people to ensure that all delegates get the opportunity to ask their most pressing questions, thereby guaranteeing a perfectly tailored experience.

Interactive Roundtable Discussions

Emerging (First 4 Years)

11:20 am - 1:20 pm Roundtable A: Getting the basics right!
Deena Ferns - Head of Shared Service Centre APAC, foodpanda
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Deena Ferns

Head of Shared Service Centre APAC
foodpanda

Emerging (First 4 Years)

11:20 am - 1:20 pm Roundtable B: Communicating the Value of Shared Services with Stakeholders
Sherine Yam - Director, Global Financial Operations, AstraZeneca
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Sherine Yam

Director, Global Financial Operations
AstraZeneca

Mid-Maturity (5 – 9 Years)

11:20 am - 1:20 pm Roundtable C: Top Tips for Best Practices in Finance Shared Services
Vinay Sethi - Head of Market Development - Global Tax, South Asia, Thomson Reuters
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Vinay Sethi

Head of Market Development - Global Tax, South Asia
Thomson Reuters

Mid-Maturity (5 – 9 Years)

11:20 am - 1:20 pm Roundtable D: Streamlining processes across different functions and regions
Brandon Lee - Head of GBSC, S5 Eurasia
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Brandon Lee

Head of GBSC
S5 Eurasia

Mid-Maturity (5 – 9 Years)

11:20 am - 1:20 pm Roundtable E: Achieving continuous improvement and operational excellence within Budget
Swee Kiat Ang - Director, Asia Pacific Shared Service Center, BD
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Swee Kiat Ang

Director, Asia Pacific Shared Service Center
BD

Mid-Maturity (5 – 9 Years)

11:20 am - 1:20 pm Roundtable F: Barriers and Challenges to implementing RPA
Bill Taylor - Vice President ASEAN, Blueprism Pty Ltd
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Bill Taylor

Vice President ASEAN
Blueprism Pty Ltd

Next-Generation Shared Services (9+ Years)

11:20 am - 1:20 pm Roundtable G: Re-evaluating your Shared Service model s to include more ‘value Added’ activities
Chan Hoon Chuah - Vice President, HR for Global Functions, AP, DHL
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Chan Hoon Chuah

Vice President, HR for Global Functions, AP
DHL

Next-Generation Shared Services (9+ Years)

11:20 am - 1:20 pm Roundtable H: Disrupting your Shared Service organization using Applied Intelligence
Vivek Luthra - Managing Director, ASEAN Operations Lead; Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa Procurement & Supply Chain Lead, Accenture
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Vivek Luthra

Managing Director, ASEAN Operations Lead; Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa Procurement & Supply Chain Lead
Accenture

Next-Generation Shared Services (9+ Years)

11:20 am - 1:20 pm Roundtable I: Establishing Successful GBS Centres – KPIs and Performance Metrics
Nancy Cassiere - Head, Business Service Centre KL, GSK
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Nancy Cassiere

Head, Business Service Centre KL
GSK

Achieving Continuous Improvement & Process Excellence

1:20 pm - 2:20 pm Networking Lunch

2:20 pm - 2:50 pm Case Study: Creating an Un-Paralleled Customer Experience through Shared Services

Mui Khim Chew - Head of Shared Services, OCBC
·         Embracing customer-centricity for your shared-service transformation
·         Achieving continuous improvement in service delivery and customer service
·         Business strategies, human-focussed models and data management to drive user experience 
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Mui Khim Chew

Head of Shared Services
OCBC

Entering the Digital Age of Shared Services

2:50 pm - 3:30 pm How to Drive Change Management Successfully within SSOs?

Gayatri Sharma - Digital Transformation Engagement Lead, Ericsson
·         Embracing digital transformation and customer-satisfaction at the heart of change
·         Developing a culture that backs change for sustainable growth
·         Structuring your change management strategy according to the SSO maturity level and future objectives
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Gayatri Sharma

Digital Transformation Engagement Lead
Ericsson

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Case Study: Creating Innovation and Growth with Design Thinking

Datuk Dr Kuljit Singh - President, Association of private hospitals malaysia
·         Meeting the internal and external expectations of employees and customers
·         Creating a ‘human-centric’ culture that puts ‘people’  at the core of your business strategy
·         Identifying  new and innovative solutions to daily challenges through design thinking 
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Datuk Dr Kuljit Singh

President
Association of private hospitals malaysia

4:00 pm - 4:00 pm Closing Remarks and End of Conference