The 4th Annual Food Manufacturing & Safety Summit 2013 – programme and speaker updates

Over 150 senior level food and beverage professionals gather on 11-12 February 2013 at the Grand Hotel Huis ter Duin Noordwijk, The Netherlands to benefit from one to one networking opportunities, benchmark against the competition and learn from leading companies presenting exclusive insights.

What previous attendees thought about this event:

“A really valuable sharing experience of ways to make the food industry sustainable and competitive in turbulent times”

Konstantin Martinek, Technical Director, Devro Group

“Challenging, invigorating, motivating and rewarding”

Robert Kennedy, Site Technical Manager, Magners


Speaker announcement:

We are pleased to welcome Nick Turvey, Quality, Environment, Health and Safety Director at The Coca-Cola Company at this year’s summit.

He will be presenting a case study on exclusive insights into achieving lean management success throughout manufacturing operations:


• Building an efficient and effective management system

• System architecture focusing on six underlying processes

• Delivering compliance to standards by combining the six underlying management processes with a three pillar strategy


Other speakers and their presentations this year include:Bernd Bruger, Head of Central Quality Management, MüllER Group

‘Designing a quality management system – Using risk-based approaches to quality management throughout operations’

Annette Hansen, Director of Sustainability, DuPont Nutrition & Health

‘Enhancing sustainability into business strategies, operations and culture: promoting continual improvements in sustainability’

Frank Yiannas, Vice President, Food Safety, Walmart

‘Creating a food safety culture – Food safety equals behaviour? Implementing behaviour-based food safety management systems for enhanced food safety performance throughout the organisation’

Damian Triffitt, Group Lean Controller, United Biscuits

‘Using enterprise level lean thinking to track and improve productivity across multiple locations’

View the full programme –


This summit is designed to feature leading professionals from multinationals as well as small companies allowing for a wide variety of networking opportunities and pre-arranged one to one meetings.

A wide selection of real-life case studies, panel discussions and interactive sessions led by leading industry experts present new strategies and tools and provide insights to enhance current business activities.

For more information about the events or to find out more about how you can participate, please contact Michaela Melcher, Marketing Manager on +44(0)20 7202 7690 or email [email protected] and quote “FDM”

About WTG:


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.

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