The Value of Procurement | How to reduce costs and increase agility while maintaining best-in-class quality

July 6, 2023

Agfa-Gevaert Group is in the process of future proofing their business. Agfa does this by digitising, simplifying its business practices, improving process efficiency and by optimizing the financial services organization. Through this reorganisation Agfa improves the effectiveness of its financial operations, reporting, analytics and planning activities. In the long term this should give Agfa a competitive edge while not compromising its high-quality standards and while keeping costs low.

During this Vision Dinner, Marcel Baalhuis will further explain the preparation, process, challenges, and results of this transformation journey. Would you like to learn more from his approach and are you interested in how the redesign of your own financial organisation can boost your competitiveness? Then please join this Vision Dinner and be inspired by Marcel’s journey!

  • Small scaled peer session
  • Open dialogue by means of the Chatham House Rule

Marcel Baalhuis, Agfa- Gevaert Group

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Marcel Baalhuis

Head Global Finance Services

Marcel is an experienced executive who is specialised in management of Finance and Shared Services. Agfa-Gevaert Group develops, manufactures and markets analogue and digital systems for the healthcare sector, for specific industrial applications and for the printing industry.

Agfa- Gevaert Group

Arlene DeMita

Senior Partner and Vice President BPO FSCT Advisory & Talent Transformation Northern, Central and Eastern Europe

Arlene is a business leader with multiple specialties including, but not limited to, Business Process Outsourcing. Arlene has an impressive career including roles at Cognizant and PwC before joining IBM. She started out at IBM as a Senior Partner in Technology and Cloud but has multiyear experience in her current role as a leader in, among other things, Business Process Outsourcing (including Finance, Procurement and Technology).



Future-proofing | Digital transformation | Financial optimization


Location: Breda area

17:30 | Start program (including presentation, discussion and a 3-course dinner)
20:30 | End of formal program, opportunity for informal networking


Officers & Heads of Global Business Services

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  • Participants have to meet the previously described target audience.
  • If applicable, our partners will be presented with every application.
  • During all our sessions, the Chatham House Rule applies. This means that the participants are free to use the information received, but neither the identity nor the affiliation of the speaker(s), nor that of any other participant, may be revealed. This means that no report, no photos and no recordings are made of the meeting. The presentation will also not be distributed to the participants afterwards.
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