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Driving Industry-Leading Productivity in the Process Industries

Wednesday, February 8, 2012 at 10am ET/ 3pm GMT/ 4pm CET

Would you like to know how your peers in the industry are making rapid and significant improvements to their business performance?

Like most companies, you’re most likely striving to drive growth while optimizing costs, improving efficiency and achieving greater business agility -- a daunting task given the economic uncertainty and rapid change in the industry. This dynamic environment, combined with continuing pressure to enhance shareholder value, has led to a renewed focus on World-Class Productivity.

To achieve World-Class Productivity, you’ll need an integrated set of high-performing business processes synchronized with market and customer demand. This will not only improve your supply chain visibility, asset productivity and capacity utilization, but also strengthen your customer relationships and market responsiveness.

Join Bayer and CSC, to discover how standardized business processes and a disciplined approach to operational excellence can deliver greater business value from your investments and transformational programs.

During this webcast, we’ll explore:

  • An analytical process that leverages industry benchmarks to assess performance against a selected peer group.
  • A time-compressed evaluation to identify short-term tactical improvements and longer-term strategic initiatives across the enterprise.
  • A case study on driving World Class Productivity

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Axel Steiger-Bagel
Member of the Board of Management of Bayer MaterialScience AG, member of the Executive Committee of Bayer MaterialScience.

Since March 1, 2007, Dr. Axel Steiger-Bagel has been a member of the Board of Management of Bayer MaterialScience AG. As the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), he is responsible for Administration and Services. He is also a member of the Executive Committee of this Bayer subgroup. He was previously Managing Director, Senior Bayer Representative and Bayer HealthCare Senior Country Representative in Turkey.

Larry Caruso Lawrence Caruso
Partner, Strategic Services Practice, CSC.

Mr. Caruso is a Partner in the Consulting Practice specializing in Customer Relationship Management and Customer Care strategy, Customer Care Operations & Service Delivery on a global scale utilizing performance metrics/ITIL Practices/6 Sigma practices as a basis for continuous service and operation improvement. He has over thirty years experience in senior information technology management, line operations, business process improvement, technology deployment and business management in the financial services sector, technology manufacturing/warranty services, chemical industry, retail food services industry, utilities (gas, water, electric), health care, collections and insurance services, government, military and intelligence sectors on an international scale. 

Walter CreechWalter Creech
Partner, Business Solutions and Services, CSC.

Walter Creech is a partner with CSC specializing in business process improvement and supply chain transformation. He has over 25 years of experience in helping clients improve their processes including integration of technologies and data across their enterprise.  Mr. Creech has a proven track record of helping clients achieve business results.

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February 8, 2012
10am ET/3pm GMT
4pm CET

• Axel Steiger-Bagel, Bayer
• Lawrence Caruso, CSC
• Walter Creech, CSC

Duration: 60 minutes

*Archive available until February 8, 2013


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