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The 10th Edition of Manufacturing Supply Chain Summit, offers an integrated portfolio of leadership networking, information and professional development sessions for industrial executives in India. Our mission is to help senior executives define and shape a better future for themselves, their organizations and the industry at large. This platform also recognizes individuals and companies who have excelled in their endeavors over the past 12 months.


  • Ensure your business process delivers across all levels in the organisation through the latest in strategy, planning and change management techniques
  • Validate your strategic vision & investment decisions with industry leaders
  • Create value through process improvements by leveraging the latest technology
  • Learn & benchmark from other companies - know the best practices & market trends
  • Streamline your operational process and align these process with your overall business strategy
  • Explore new collaboration opportunities & increase your points of presence in India
  • Interact and forge relationships with Lean Six Sigma Professionals
  • Play your part in demonstrating India as a manufacturing powerhouse


Be prepared for the future state of manufacturing where new rules of leadership will prevail. Gain applicable insights into successful employee engagement for a new generation.
Feel the pulse of the manufacturing state of business while gathering ideas of the future technologies, trends and user expectations. Find solutions to real business problems by interacting with your peers and gaining a view into the future of manufacturing and supply.
Success today depends upon a deft marriage of new business models and game-changing technologies. Get inspiration and imagine highly intelligent, agile information-driven factories and dynamic teams that can respond rapidly to change.
The culture of the Summit has been described as "welcoming, engaged and passionate". Benefit from the intimate setting of the Summit, which inspires openness and sharing about the strengths and opportunities on others' journey so far.


Collaborate, Collaborate, Collaborate: Share best practices and philosophies with like-minded leaders, learning what’s working for them, why is it working and how it can work for you.

Relax, Have Fun and Make New Friends: Build the foundation for long-lasting relationships with world-class manufacturing professionals. Keep your contact list building and engines at high rev, while enjoying unique networking events throughout the program!

Stay Ahead of the Technology Curve: Meet with top manufacturing technology innovators and take advantage of their services to improve your bottom line.


Executives seeking to learn, benchmark and share best practices in manufacturing excellence & innovation includingCEO, COO, CIO, Director and Vice presidents of;

  • Engineering
  • Innovation
  • IT
  • Manufacturing
  • Operational Excellence
  • Operations
  • Production & Design
  • Supply Chain
  • R & D

Agenda 2020

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8.30 am – 9.45 am Registrations Over Breakfast & Tea / Coffee

  • Mr. Pramod Sant, VP, Head - Export /Imports & Customs, Siemens Ltd. (Moderator)
  • Mr. Sandeep Chatterjee, Associate Director, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu India LLP
  • Mr. Anton Arputhanayagam, Head – Procurement, Vedanta Ltd.
  • Mr. Bhargab Dutta, AVP & Practice Head – Manufacturing & Supply Chain Analytics, Aditya Birla Management Corporation Pvt. Ltd.
  • Mr. Mohit Jauhari, Head - SCM, Shriram Pistons & Rings Ltd.
  • Mr. Sachin Ghanpathi, Former Director - Manufacturing Functional Excellence, Cummins India ABO
  • Mr. Amit Chawla, DGM – Group Strategy Office, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.
  • Mr. Saikat Sarkar, CEO, Essar - Retail Food Business
  • Mr. Abheet Dwivedi, Director, Moglix
  • Mr. Ashu Khanna, Sr. Vice President – Supply Chain, Eureka Forbes Ltd.

11.00 am – 11.30 am Tea / Coffee & Networking Break

  • Mr. Bharat Ramanath, Director & Industry Principal, ShipX.in (Moderator)
  • Mr. Sougato Shome, VP – Customer Account Manager, Future Supply Chain Solutions Ltd.
  • Mr. Vipul Aggarwal, VP - Supply Chain, Havells India Ltd.
  • Mr. Ashok Vasan, President - GTM, PandoCorp
  • Mr. Amrendra Kumar, Head – Business Management, Tata Steel Ltd.
  • Mr. Ankur Sharma, Head - Planning & Logistics, Roquette India Pvt. Ltd.
  • Mr. Vinod Padmanabhan, Director - Manufacturing Operations, Raymond Ltd. - Lifestyle
  • Mr. Ravi Kumar Tummalapalli, Head of Logistics - APAC, Japan, China, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.

01:00 pm - 01:45 pm Lunch & Networking Break

  • Mr. Ajay Gupta, Sr. President & Unit Head, Grasim Industries Ltd. (Moderator)
  • Mr. Satish Karunakaran, Chief Supply Chain Officer, Fonterra Future Dairy
  • Mr. Amit Kumar Saxena, Site Director, Merck KGaA
  • Mr. Apurva Shah, Asst. Vp, Dept. Head - Manufacturing, Johnson Controls Hitachi Air Conditioning India Ltd.
  • Mr. Sunil Mahajan, Group Manufacturing Head, Dalmia Bharat Group
  • Mr. Shantkumar Jagadi, GM - SCM & Operations, Bajaj Electricals Ltd.
  • Mr. Deepak Kumar Chakraborty, Unit Head Sahibabad & Kapasan, Jubilant Agri & Consumer Products Ltd.
  • Mr. Ankur Chaturvedi, Head - International Supply Chain and Projects, Emami Ltd.
  • Mr. Prashant Jagetiya, Sr. GM - Production Planning & Control, MIT, Bridgestone India Pvt. Ltd.
  • Table 1 : Exploring the Next Frontier of Procurement by Discussing Three Themes that Procurement Needs to Focus on Now to Prepare for the Future
    Mr. Ryan Viegas, Advisor - Delhivery & Clearsynth Labs Ltd.
  • Table 2 : Supply Chain 2025 - Examining Future Projections of an Industry In Transition & How Can We Make Use of New Technology to Gain a Competitive Advantage
    Mr. Vinay Goyal, Founder & CEO, Instavans Logistics Pvt. Ltd.
  • Table 3 : Developing New Models for Supply Chains that Will Help You Get Closer to Your Customers
    Mr. Ajay Jhalani, MD, Winner Technoplast
  • Table 4 : Manufacturing 4.0 In Action: People, Process, Technologies – Bringing the Best Together to Deliver
    Mr. Praphul Chandra, Founder, KoineArth
  • Table 5 : Talent the Key Differentiator in Your Customer Strategy. How Great Teams Make all the Difference
    Mr. B Sumit Kumar, CEO, TCI Cold Chain Solutions Ltd.

04.00 pm – 04.15 pm Tea / Coffee & Networking Break

  • Mr. Sudipta Ghosh, Partner & Data and Analytics Leader, PwC India (Moderator)
  • Mr. Vishal Lakhanpal, Chief Manager - Logistics, Indofil Industries Ltd.
  • Mr. Tapaswi PVN, India Head - Logistics, Henkel Adhesives Technologies India Pvt. Ltd.
  • Mr. Raghavendra Rao, Logistics Team Lead, Kohler India Corporation Pvt. Ltd.
  • Mr. A. Suresh, Plant Head, TVS Motor Company Ltd.
  • Mr. Dimple Parikh, Head - Import logistics, Lupin Ltd.
  • Mr. Hiren Ladva, Business Development Head - Contract Logistics, Future Supply Chain Solutions Ltd.
  • Mr. Jasjit Sethi, CEO, TCI Supply Chain Solutions
  • Mr. Jagmeet Singh, CEO, Axestrack Software Solutions

06:30 pm Onwards 9th Manufacturing Supply Chain Awards

08.30 am – 09.30 am Registrations over breakfast and tea / coffee

  • Mr. Jasjit Sethi, CEO, TCI Supply Chain Solutions (Moderator)
  • Mr. Hanumat Sastry, Sr. Purchasing Manager, Britannia Industries Ltd.
  • Mr. Milind Prabhakar Gadre, Head - Supply Chain, IG Petrochemicals Ltd.
  • Mr. Ajit Nair, Director India & APAC Sourcing, BIC-Cello (India) Pvt. Ltd.
  • Mr. Rajesh Bhogavalli, Global Supply Chain Head, Essel Propack Ltd.
  • Mr. Manoj Bhatia, Category Lead, Corporate Services – Global Procurement, GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
  • Mr. Biplab Banerjee, SVP, Simplex Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd.
  • Mr. Vidyesh Tupkary, Strategic Director, ShipX.in
  • Mr. Vikram Bopche, Head – Purchase, Hafele India Pvt. Ltd.

11.20 am – 11:40 pm Tea / Coffee & Networking Break

  • Mr. Nitin Shrivastava, Director - Works, Raymond UCO Denim Pvt. Ltd. (Moderator)
  • Mr. S. Vaidyanathan, AVP – Corporate Business Excellence, Hindalco Industries Ltd.
  • Mr. Yogeh Bhavsar, Plant Head, Hindustan Coca Cola Beverages Ltd.
  • Mr. Nainesh Mehta, GM – Manufacturing, Idemitsu Lube India Pvt. Ltd.
  • Mr. Shirish Nadkarni, GM - Works, D’Decor Home Fabrics Pvt. Ltd.
  • Mr. Manish Sinha, Plant Head, Bennett Coleman and Co. Ltd.
  • Mr. Jagmeet Singh, Chief Executive Officer, Axestrack Software Solutions

01.00 pm – 02.00 pm Lunch & networking Break

  • Mr. Paresh Bhagwatkar, Head - Supply Chain Transformation, Reliance Industries Ltd. (Moderator)
  • Mr. Pushpendu Chand, Head - Incubation Manufacturing, Thermax Ltd.
  • Mr. Ashish Sawant, Head - Supply Chain, OmniActive Health Technologies Ltd.
  • Mr. Mahesh Khetan, Global Head & VP – Supply Chain, Grasim Industries Ltd. (Chemicals Epoxy Division)
  • Mr. Pradeep Sharma, Sr. GM - Supply Chain, Sun Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd.
  • Mr. Amol Prasadi, Head – SCM, Kaya Ltd.
  • Mr. Raj Saxena, Founder & CEO, LogisticsNow (Moderator)
  • Mr. Pradeep Tewari, Head Logistics - Petchem Operations, Reliance Industries Ltd.
  • Mr. Vishwanath Tiwari, Associate Director & ISCP Business Demand Lead, AMENA, PepsiCo India Holdings Pvt. Ltd.
  • Mr. Srinivas Moorthy, AVP – Distribution, Oaknet Healthcare Pvt. Ltd.
  • Mr. Ponraj Periswami, Head – SCM, WAHL CLIPPER CORPORATION
  • Mr. B Sumit Kumar, CEO, TCI Cold Chain Solutions Ltd.

05:00 pm Conference Adjourns

Manufacturing Excellence Awards

Manufacturing Supply Chain 2020 Award Winners

Manufacturing Supply Chain Operational Industry Excellence: FMCG

Diageo India – Nasik Unit

Manufacturing Supply Chain Operational Industry Excellence: Pharmaceuticals

Piramal Enterprises Ltd.

Manufacturing Supply Chain Operational Industry Excellence: Heavy Engineering

Prism Johnson Ltd.

Quality Excellence in Workforce Development


Quality Excellence in Most Innovative Processes & Systems

Janssen India (J&J Pharma)

Quality Excellence in Planning, Processes & Systems

Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd.

Quality Excellence in After Sale Service

Cranedge India Pvt. Ltd.

Quality Excellence in Safety and Environmental Sustainability

Ambuja Cements Ltd.

Indospace Development Management Pvt. Ltd.

Operational Excellence in Material Handling

Pernod Ricard India Pvt. Ltd. (NVD UNIT)

Hyundai Motor India Ltd.

Operational Excellence in Reverse Logistics

Amara Raja Group of Companies

Operational Excellence in Sourcing


Operational Excellence in Safety Initiative

TCI Group

Operational Excellence in 3PL Warehousing

Radhakrishna Foodland Pvt. Ltd.

Operational Excellence in Warehousing

Maruti Suzuki India Ltd.

Pernod Ricard India Pvt. Ltd. (DAURALA UNIT)

Strategy Excellence in Vendor - Managed Inventory Programs


Best-In-Class Excellence in Manufacturing Technology

Rane (Madras) Ltd.

Best-In-Class Excellence in End-to-End Customer Solutions

Nestle India Ltd.

Best Future Ready Factory

Pernod Ricard India Pvt. Ltd (ROCKY UNIT)

Manufacturing Supply Chain Service Provider of the year

TCI Supply Chain Solutions Ltd.

Best Fleet Management Product - 2020

Fleetx Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

Robotics/Automation Supplier of the Year

Gandhi Automations Pvt. Ltd.

Best Logistics Automation Systems Provider

Autoplant System India Pvt. Ltd.

Supply Chain Technology Advancement / Solution Implementation

Pernod Ricard India Pvt. Ltd. (SCM Team)

Best Green Practices


Excellence in Sustainable & Operational Risk Management

IndusInd Bank Ltd.

Best-In-Class Excellence in Green & Sustainable Manufacturing

ITC Ltd. Foods Division (Kapurthala Factory)

Best-In-Class Supply Chain Distribution Centre Innovation

Schneider Electric India

Best-In-Class Excellence in Continuous Improvement

Pernod Ricard India Pvt. Ltd. (ADL UNIT)

Parekhplast India Ltd.

Strategy Excellence in Raw Material Procurement

Vedanta Ltd. (Division: Cairn Oil & Gas)

Digital Supply Chain Enterprise Award

Cipla - SCM

Best-In-Class Excellence in Cost Management

Dalmia Cement Bharat Ltd.


Natural Remedies Pvt. Ltd.

Best-In-Class Excellence in Transport Optimization

TVS Motor Company Ltd.

CSR Initiative of the Year

Inland World Logistics Pvt. Ltd.

Best TQM Project of the Year

Pernod Ricard India Pvt. Ltd. (SAHARANPUR UNIT)

Strategy Excellence in Indirect Procurement

Bridgestone India Pvt. Ltd.
Co-developed with
BlackTrunk Logistics Pvt. Ltd.

Strategy Excellence in Inventory Planning & Control

Beepee Coatings Pvt. Ltd.
(Wholly owned Subsidiary of Berger Paints India Ltd.)

Best-In-Class Excellence in Productivity Management

Pernod Ricard India Pvt. Ltd. (Nasik Unit)

Pernod Ricard India Pvt. Ltd. SDB Unit

Supply Chain Leader of the Year

Mr. Himanshu Maloo, Director - Supply Chain, Janssen India (J&J Pharma)

Best Process Excellence Leader of the Year

Ms. Aadya Jha Sahni, Head - Procurement Excellence, Cairn Oil and Gas, Vedanta Ltd.

Inspirational Leadership Award (Overall)

Mr. Rajesh Mohata, Director - Procurement & Supply Chain Management, Cairn Oil and Gas, Vedanta Ltd.

Mr. Pramod Sant, VP, Head of Export /Imports and Customs, Siemens Ltd.

Mr. DK Gupta, Senior Director- Fulfilment Center and Return Center Operations, Flipkart

Supply Chain Visionary of the Year

Mr. Suresh Chugh, General Manager & Head Logistics, Raymond Apparel Ltd.

Mr. Dimple Parikh, Dy. General Manager - Import Logistics, Lupin Ltd.

Rockstars of Supply Chain


Mr. Durgesh Agarwal, Sr. Manager - Supply Chain, Honasa Consumer Pvt. Ltd. (Mamaearth)

Mr. Anurag Bisen, Manager - Supply Chain, Alliance Tire Group (Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd.)

Mr. Akshay Khatri, Project Manager-India Network Transformation, Johnson & Johnson

Mohd. Zubair Saifi, Head-Supply Chain, Celio Future Fashion Ltd.

Mr. Swapnil Lokhande, Manager - Supply Chain Design, Flipkart Internet Pvt. Ltd.

Mr. Nitin Jagdale, Assistant Manager – SCM, Keva Flavours Pvt. Ltd.

Mr. Yash Sanghvi, General Manager - Supply Chain Transformation & Platform Initiatives, Reliance Industries Ltd.

Ms. Priya Agrawal, Manager - Manufacturing & Engineering Analytics, General Mills India Pvt. Ltd.

Mr. Vivek Joshi, Regional Business Planning Manager, Henkel Adhesives Technologies India Pvt. Ltd.

Mr. Abhishek Kumar, Manager - S&OP, Kohler India

Mr. Akshay Rana, Chief Manager - Central Indirect Procurement, Sterlite Technologies Ltd.

First Runner Up’s

Ms. Aura Bhattacharjee, Planning Manager - Enterprise Architecture, Mondelēz International

Ms. Monica Parekh, Sr. Manager - Demand Planning, Sapphire Foods India Pvt. Ltd.

Mr. Jai Prakash Gupta, Senior Executive - Supply Chain, Johnson & Johnson Pvt. Ltd.

Mr. Anirudh Mendiratta, General Manager – Operations, Cars24

Mr. Shrikant Ambre, Deputy Manager - Supply Chain, Kaya Ltd.

Mr. Sandeep Aggarwal, Knowledge Analyst, Boston Consulting Group

Future Leaders of Supply Chain

Mr. Ankur Sharma, Head - Planning & Logistics, Roquette India Pvt. Ltd.

Mr. Rajesh Singhmar, Head - Supply Chain, Godrej Tyson Foods Ltd.

Mr. Rajat Sharma, Head - Supply Chain Management, Hamilton Housewares Pvt. Ltd.

Mr. Aashutosh Taparia, Regional Business Head, Supermarket Groceries Supplies Pvt. Ltd. (Bigbasket.com)

Mr. Pratik Shah, Head - Supply Chain, Bunge

Ms. Rajni Sakpal, Sr. GM – International Business – Exim – Logistics, Indoco Remedies Ltd.

Mr. Amit Arora, General Manager - Supply Chain, ACC Ltd.

Mr. Aditya Kulkarni, Director – City Logistics, Flipkart

Mr. Ghanshyam Singh, Head – SCM, Chai Point

Mr. Kumar Gaurav, General Manager, Head - Supply Chain, Tata Croma (Infiniti Retail Ltd.)

Mr. Purushottam Tatkar, Supply Chain Enablement Manager IMEA, Henkel Adhesives Technologies India Pvt. Ltd.

Mr. Jitender Lalit, Process Lead - Simple Logistics, Raymond Ltd.

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