Financial Operations Track

Financial Operations Track: Demand Planning

Monday August 30, 2021 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Speakers: Charles Jensen and Nancy Wobig

The COVID-19 pandemic forced us to rethink how we monitor and manage risk within the supply chain. Many supply chain leaders found that the lack of quality supply chain data greatly impacted their ability to respond effectively during the pandemic. As you plan for future disruptions, how can you maximize your data and improve supply chain continuity? Learn how you can improve your organization’s demand planning to limit outages and shortages as well as improve your inventory management processes.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the importance of data in effective demand planning.
  2. Outline strategies to enhance your organization’s demand planning.
  3. Explain how demand planning can be utilized to improve inventory management.
Chuck Jensen
Full Name
Title
Director - Sourcing & Contracting, Supply Chain
Organization
Froedtert Health
Speaker Bio
Chuck Jensen currently serves as the director of sourcing and contracting at Froedtert Health. Within this role, he leads the purchasing team as well as the sourcing/contracting team. Jensen developed and led a major departmental restructuring 18 months ago that dramatically improved the capabilities and results of the department. Previously, Jensen served as director of supply chain at Comanche County Memorial in Lawton, Oklahoma, and director of materials management at McLaren Northern Michigan in Petoskey, Michigan.
Nancy Wobig
Full Name
Title
Senior Director, Supply Chain Management
Organization
Mayo Clinic / Captis
Speaker Bio
Nancy Wobig is a Sr. Director of Category Management at Mayo Clinic responsible for the Medical, Surgical & Laboratory Contracting team and activities. This team negotiates Commodity, Clinical Preference & Laboratory contracts for Mayo Clinic and Captis, an aggregation group consisting of 90+ health care providers across the United States. Nancy is part of the integrated Vizient team at Mayo Clinic and started her role with Vizient and Mayo Clinic in 2008. She provides team leadership as well as develops processes and procedures used in negotiations with suppliers and communications with Captis members. Nancy has over 30 years’ experience in numerous roles throughout the supply chain in varying industries. Nancy has a Master of Science in Management degree from Cardinal Stritch University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication, with an emphasis in Journalism, from the University of Minnesota.