How Procurement Can Contribute as a Growth Engine


Tuesday, June 14 | 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm


Room 45


All Levels

Participant Type:

Sourcing/Purchasing, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Operations

Procurement can play a significant role in organizational growth and profitability. This session explores how ambitious procurement leaders scout innovation from suppliers, turn costs into competitive advantages and develop relationships across engineering, manufacturing and sales to propel efficiencies in processes and contribute to company growth. Experts from OEMs and consulting companies will present real-life examples of overcoming procurement challenges and best practices to apply to future situations.

This is a must-attend session for those working within the volatile orthopedic supply chain. Ample time will be given for discussion and audience questions.

Learning Objectives

  • Gain strategies to turn your procurement department into a ROI-generating strategic asset

  • Learn best practices to find ways to implement cost reductions while increasing time to market and quality

  • Learn methods to influence and collaborate with important departments within your company


Megan Bowden


Insight Sourcing Group

Orlando Malone

Global Director of Contract Manufacturing,

Zimmer Biomet

Monica Burt

Senior Partner,


Mike Elsas

Director of Supply Chain,

Xtant Medical