Michael van der Steen

Vice President, Order to Cash adidas

“Through sport we have the power to change lives.” - adidas

Michael has held several executive roles in the Order to Cash cycle at multinationals. In this role the focus is on delivering value and innovation to the customer. This resulted in successful programs to improve the process. This included the creation of shared services and the introduction of state of art global credit- and collection tooling. At adidas Michael is driving the introduction and implementation of an end-to-end vision in business-to-business and direct-to-consumer to deliver value to the customer.

After obtaining his MBA Michael successfully finished several trainings at INSEAD, IMD and Harvard Business School.

Week 1 Thursday, 10th September: Themed Presentations (Free to Attend)

Thursday, September 10th, 2020

1:30 PM GPO Leaders Panel: Reengineering & Driving End-to-End Process Excellence

In this panel session, hear from GPO leaders about how they are encouraging a collaborative approach for their end to end business excellence. Learn how they are:

·        Overcoming key challenges for GPO model development

·        Constructing optimal organizational structures for GPO model to thrive

·        Creating cohesive enterprise wide technological programmes

·        Creating a cross-functional culture and organisational-wide continuous improvement initiatives

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

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