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CIPS Australasia Conference and Supply Management Awards - Update: 31 March 2020

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DANNY SAMSON

Biography

Professor and Co-Editor in Chief, Operations Management Research, University of Melbourne
Tuesday 16 July – 15:00
Research presentation: Digitalisation in procurement and supply
Tuesday 16 July – 15:20 
Q&A Session: Embracing the digital world – how the fusion of technology and procurement will redefine the global marketplace

Danny Samson is Professor of Management at the University of Melbourne, was Head of the Department of Management in the Faculty of Economics and Commerce.  He has an honours degree in chemical engineering (UNSW) and a PhD in management from the Australian Graduate School of Management.

His work history includes three years as an engineer at ICI Australia, appointment as a lecturer at AGSM, five years as an Assistant Professor of Business Administration at the University of Illinois and ten years as the Professor of Manufacturing Management at the Melbourne Business School, University of Melbourne.  He was Associate Dean (Development) in the Faculty of Economics and commerce. During his academic career he has been a consultant to senior executives in most manufacturing industries and in numerous service sector organisations.

These include major companies in the food, building products, paper and printing, chemicals, processing, banking, engineering/ construction and other industries, in Australia and elsewhere. This included ten years working on corporate strategy with the CEO and top team of a major bank with networks and brands in the UK, USA, New Zealand and Australia. He has written a dozen books.