Welcome to our first post-covid event, organised by CIPS Networking
Austria. We want to welcome you to a discussion between public and private
procurement professionals on Sustainable procurement and supply chain
management. We will present you with fantastic speakers from the United
Nations, OMV and Takeda on variety of sustainability topics and technologies.
Come to join us in best practice exchange and meet your fellow procurement
colleagues in Vienna. We will be waiting for you with a welcome drink at a
fantastic location in ‘Am Hof 8’, Private Members Club in the first district
If you have any queries please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Am Hof 8, Private Members Club, 1010 Vienna, Austria
Chief Procurement Officer, Senior Vice President, OMV AG
Klaus Blachnik is the CPO and Senior Vice President of OMV AG, a Vienna, Austria based Gas, Oil and Chemical Group and has more than 30 years of international experience mainly in Procurement and Supply Chain Management. Prior to joining OMV, Klaus held several managerial roles in leading international companies of different industries like machine building, automotive, construction and chemicals. Klaus earned a Diploma degree in mechanical engineering and business administration from Kaiserslautern University, Germany.
Senior Procurement Business Partner, Sustainability Manager, Takeda
Klaus has 29 years in leadership positions in IT, Supply Chain and Procurement in the Medical Devices, Biotech and Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing industry.
Head of Corporate Procurement, Opec Development Fund
Luay has the professional and hands-on experience advising on all facets of procurement functions, establishing best practices, mitigating procurement/logistical issues and steering cross-functional teams, involving staff development. Furthermore, I gained extensive knowledge regarding procurement and logistics operations by serving atUNOPS (Jerusalem), UNDP (Iraq), IRENA (UAE-Germany-USA), UNICEF (MENA, Jordan and Iraq) and USAID funded project (Jordan). Currently Head of Corporate Procurement at OPEC FUND.