Josefien Glaudemans, Partner Location Strategies and Site Selection Josefien studied American Studies & Economic Geography at the Radboud University in Nijmegen, the Netherlands. After her graduation in 1996, Josefien joined PepsiCo Restaurants International and was responsible for the market planning of new restaurants for Pizza Hut, Kentucky Fried Chicken and Taco Bell in Europe/Africa/Middle East. In 1998 Josefien joined Buck Consultants International and she further specialized in the international business development, location strategies and location selection for multinational companies. Clients include amongst others: ADM, ADP, Allen & Overy, Baker & McKenzie, Barclays, BLG, Columbia Sportswear, Cummins Business Services, Dell Computers, Dentons, Donaldson, Exxon Mobil, Freshfields, Fortitech, Hewlett-Packard, Hogan Lovells, Ingram Micro,Kilpatrick Townsend, Microsoft, NCR, Premier Farnel, SAP, Sento, Siemens, Specsavers, Tate & Lyle, White & Case and X-Rite. For many of these projects Josefien has practical on the ground experience in all Western, Northern, Southern and Central and Eastern European countries, Turkey, Egypt, Morocco, South Africa, China, Singapore, Australia, Canada and the USA. Josefien is regarded an expert on location selection and is often asked as workshop host and speaker on location selection such as for a.o. the IQPC Shared Services & Outsourcing Network and the Conference Board
This session will present key trends, statistics into the future of shared services location strategies. We will dive in the examine he the impact of COVID-19, the rise of virtual solutions to draw a global footprint roadmaps for shared services.
4 corporate leaders will be invited to join this panel discussion to provide more insights into the current challenges and future plans for their location selection strategies focusing on:
· How the current shared services structure is organised
· Top 5 challenges for the future
· What are the key drivers for the future global shared service centre strategy
· What are the key consideration factors on location selections