CPOs of Fortune 1000 Corporations to Share Market Intelligence on Buying Trends, Outlook and Opportunities in the Global Supply Chain

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Top procurement officers of Fortune 1000 Corporations will gather at the CPO Forum on May 30, 2018. They will share market intelligence on domestic and global trends, outlook and opportunities in the supply chain, and what small businesses must do to align with the strategic needs of these corporations in today’s global marketplace.

Confirmed speakers include: Michael Fath, CPO, Caesars Entertainment; Michelle Hawkins, Group VP Strategic Procurement, Charter Communications; Angela Klett, CPO, Nationwide; Stephane Masson, VP, Global Procurement, Marriott; Gun Shim, VP, Supply Chain Management, PG&E Co.; DK Singh, SVP, Global Procurement, Schneider-Electric; Shelly Stewart, VP & CPO, Dupont; and Brian Hadden, SVP Procurement, PepsiCo.

The Forum is part of CelebrAsian Procurement & Business Conference, “Smart World,” at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center in Bethesda, Maryland.

A networking session with the CPOs will immediately follow the Forum. There will also be an evening reception when they could meet with their peers, CTOs and CIOs, and select Conference participants.

PepsiCo Chairman & CEO Indra K. Nooyi is Conference Chair. She will hold a fireside chat to share her journey from India to Fortune magazine’s #2 “Most Powerful Woman in Business” at the Excellence Awards Dinner. Leading the roster of corporate co-chairs is PepsiCo, whose continued partnership with USPAACC helps to advance growth among Pan Asian American and diverse businesses.

Strong support from the financial industry – Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo – and automotive company Nissan – show the value and ROI they place in their commitment to USPAACC.

Similarly, co-chairing the Conference are established Pan Asian American businesses – Ampcus, Indotronix Avani, and Pyramid Consulting – who appreciate what USPAACC does for the Pan Asian American business community nationwide.

CelebrAsian is the national flagship event of the USPAACC (US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation) and runs from May 29 to June 1, 2018.

As the country’s largest and most established B2B conference convened by Pan Asian Americans, CelebrAsian is the nation’s premier venue for procurement and other business opportunities, innovation and job growth for the more than 2 million Pan Asian American-owned businesses nationwide. Their annual revenue surpass $700 billion and continue to grow.

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