Shared Services to be Examined by Global Executives at Conference Board Meeting in Sydney, Australia

Apr 24, 2001, 01:00 ET from The Conference Board

    NEW YORK, April 24 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ -- Executives of
 leading global companies will meet in Sydney, Australia next week to examine
 the fast-growing practice of shared services.
     The Conference Board's 2001 Shared Services Conference will be held May
 10-11 at the ANA Harbour Grand Hotel Sydney.  It is being sponsored by the
 Amherst Group Limited.
     "New business models are driving the re-shaping of shared services and how
 shared services is operating," says John A. Negroni, Conference Program
 Director.  "This conference is designed for leaders and managers who want and
 need to create shared services organizations that produce superior levels of
 performance and results."
     The keynote address, "An Executive Viewpoint: Supporting the New Business
 Models" will be delivered by Peter J. Skellern, Director Global Services, Asia
 Pacific, DuPont.
     "The Shape of Shared Services to Come" will be addressed by Leland I.
 Forst,  President and Chief Executive Officer, The Amherst Group Limited.
     "Balancing Country and Regional Strategies" will be examined by David
 Minshaw, Chief Finance Officer and Administrator, Henkel Asia-Pacific Limited,
 and Craig Washington, Manager Business Center Operations, Hewlett-Packard
 Company.
     "Using and Managing Outsourcing" will be explored by Suzanne Young-Dyster,
 Director, Asia Pacific Shared Services Centre, Unisys, and Brian Keane,
 General Manager, Shared Services Division, Australia Post.
     A panel discussion will feature Young-Dyster, Skellern, and Vipin Suri,
 Vice President, Shared Business Services, BHP Limited.
     "Creating a Customer Service Culture and Capability" will be addressed by
 John Janetzki, General Manager, Amcor Business Unit, Amcor.
     "Supporting and Implementing E-Business Strategies and Technologies" will
 be addressed by Suri and Sandy Chakravarty, Director-Financial Shared
 Services, Bristol-Myers Squibb.
 
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    NEW YORK, April 24 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ -- Executives of
 leading global companies will meet in Sydney, Australia next week to examine
 the fast-growing practice of shared services.
     The Conference Board's 2001 Shared Services Conference will be held May
 10-11 at the ANA Harbour Grand Hotel Sydney.  It is being sponsored by the
 Amherst Group Limited.
     "New business models are driving the re-shaping of shared services and how
 shared services is operating," says John A. Negroni, Conference Program
 Director.  "This conference is designed for leaders and managers who want and
 need to create shared services organizations that produce superior levels of
 performance and results."
     The keynote address, "An Executive Viewpoint: Supporting the New Business
 Models" will be delivered by Peter J. Skellern, Director Global Services, Asia
 Pacific, DuPont.
     "The Shape of Shared Services to Come" will be addressed by Leland I.
 Forst,  President and Chief Executive Officer, The Amherst Group Limited.
     "Balancing Country and Regional Strategies" will be examined by David
 Minshaw, Chief Finance Officer and Administrator, Henkel Asia-Pacific Limited,
 and Craig Washington, Manager Business Center Operations, Hewlett-Packard
 Company.
     "Using and Managing Outsourcing" will be explored by Suzanne Young-Dyster,
 Director, Asia Pacific Shared Services Centre, Unisys, and Brian Keane,
 General Manager, Shared Services Division, Australia Post.
     A panel discussion will feature Young-Dyster, Skellern, and Vipin Suri,
 Vice President, Shared Business Services, BHP Limited.
     "Creating a Customer Service Culture and Capability" will be addressed by
 John Janetzki, General Manager, Amcor Business Unit, Amcor.
     "Supporting and Implementing E-Business Strategies and Technologies" will
 be addressed by Suri and Sandy Chakravarty, Director-Financial Shared
 Services, Bristol-Myers Squibb.
 
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