Nike, Warner Music Group and Taylor Farms Reveal Business Transformation Case Studies at PEX Week

Barry McIntyre

September 15, Orlando, USA: PEX Network today launch their flagship event, PEX Week for the 17th year and announce that Nike, Warner Music Group and Taylor Farms will be among the 65 global companies to present their case studies to over 600 operational excellence and business transformation executives.

This year’s PEX Week is taking place at the Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista, Florida, January 18 - 22, 2016 and will focus on aligning strategy with operational excellence to drive sustainable, enterprise wide transformation. Its worth remembering that PEX Network members also get 10% discount... Simply sign up for free membership.


An industry first, John Biedry, Senior Director - Global Lean Enterprise from Nike will join the PEX Week speaker line up with ‘Lean 2.0 at Nike’ and how to ‘Just do it!’ Copies of the agenda are fully downloadable from the event website here

A statement from PEX Week’s chairman, Brent Harder, Group Operations Manager at Commonwealth Bank of Australia emphasized the importance of the process excellence industry attending PEX Week 2016: ‘The power of a network is never more evident than when sharing best practices and lessons learned to help improve what we do and how we help to make things simpler and easy for our customers and each other.’

After hearing that over 67% of organizations are applying OpEx within their General Business Operations, Brent goes on to say "There is much to be learned from what others are doing – the good, bad and ugly. We learn both from success and failure, so take the time to ask why and what you and your teams might do differently to elevate your game."

Other senior executive’s speakers include:

  • Bene Werle, Vice President, Global Business Services Cisco
  • Atti Riazi, Assistant Secretary-General & Chief Information Technology Officer , UN
  • Amir Ghannad, Senior Director, Operational Excellence and Global High Performance Organization, Campbell Soup Company
  • Dale Easdon, Chief Operating Officer, Taylor Farms
  • Tom Madsen, Chief Information Officer & Vice President, Verizon
  • *Big Ideas* Speaker* Marc Priestley, Formula One & Formula E broadcaster, speaker, writer and former F1 mechanic

For a full list of those speaking at PEX Week 2016 download the events agenda here

Over 200 OPEX and Business Transformation executives have already confirmed from companies including Blue Cross Blue Shield of NC, Bristol-Myers Squibb Co., AXA US, Lowe's, Genworth Financial, JD Irving Limited, JD Irving Limited, Maersk, McKesson, Catalent Pharma Solutions, WestRock and many more.

PEX Week has achieved exceptional success over the past 17 years, with this year’s attendee number toreach over 650. PEX Week continues to inspire and shape the OPEX industry through the most innovative case studies, learning formats and senior networking.

For more information or to register your attendance email, call + 44 (0) 0207 036 1300 or visit the event website