Should you be Outsourcing?

Mar 11, 2013, 04:00 ET from World Trade Group

BERLIN, March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

"The U.S. CMO market is the largest for pharmaceutical contract manufacturing, having generated approximately $10.7 billion in revenues in 2011. Expansion of the CMO market is being driven by…increased outsourcing of large pharma companies that are focusing on core competencies to improve profit margins."*

WTG is pleased to announce that Gordon Ewart, Senior Director, Head of Global Supplier Relationship Management at Shire will be presenting an exclusive case study on their outsourcing strategy at the Pharma Outsourcing & Procurement Summit 2013.

In his presentation he will cover:

  • Building profitable business relationships
  • Understanding how to manage long, medium and short outsourcing relationships
  • Efficiently managing and dealing with multiple vendors
  • Successfully implementing and sustaining CMO relationships for mutual success
  • Efficiently developing winning working models with CMO partners

This year's Pharma Outsourcing & Procurement Summit, taking place on 5th-6th June 2013 at the Maritim Hotel Berlin, Germany will focus on the latest trends in the pharmaceutical outsourcing industry.

The programme is designed to cover three key streams: emerging markets, vendor relationship management and cost reduction in procurement to allow attendees to learn from keynote speakers, debate about current trends and strategies whilst benchmarking against their competition.

Some of the other speakers presenting this year include Rajesh Pednekar, Head of Distribution at Pfizer,Chris Low, Director, Global Site Services Procurement, MSD, and Erik Dam, Director Global Supply Strategies at Bayer to only name a few.

Discover how other businesses are responding to current pharmaceutical outsourcing issues across global operations, maximise your networking opportunities by taking up pre-scheduled one-to-one meetings and strengthen your strategy to adapt to changing market conditions.

World Trade Group (WTG) is a leading global integrated media company. Operating within the sectors of HR, energy, pharmaceutical, food and beverage, manufacturing and supply chain, we organise and run some of the leading annual business events, bringing together senior executives from world class organisations.

*(U.S. CMO Market Report: A growth industry in transition by Jesse Sullivan & Jennifer Brice, Frost & Sullivan, Contract Pharma

For more information about the Pharma Outsourcing & Procurement Summit 2013, visit or contact Michaela Melcher or call +44-(0)207-202-7690.

SOURCE World Trade Group