Ravi Subrahmanyam is a Supply Chain Consultant, Entrepreneur and Trainer, heads a Dubai based Supply Chain Consulting firm LaunchPad International. He possesses Masters Degrees in Polymer Engineering and Masters in Quality Management from Australian University.
He held various Operations and Supply Chain & Logistics roles for over 23 years with leading FMCG Multinational Companies like Warner Lambert, Unilever and Reckitt Benckiser in Indian Sub-Continent, Europe and Africa and Middle East. His last assignment was with Reckitt Benckiser as Regional Supply Chain & Logistics Director for Middle East and Africa region for $400 Million complex business.
Very passionate about New Business Development, Business Planning, Brand Building, Marketing, Manufacturing & Supply Chain efficiencies and Automation. As a Project Head he had setup different manufacturing green field sites in the AME region. Some of the key projects Ravi was involved being Largest Ice Cream facility for Walls Ice cream in Saudi Arabia , Worlds largest Lipton Tea factory in Jebel Ali for Unilever, 5 other Personal Care Manufacturing facilities, Cold Stores and distributor centers in GCC.
His current role LaunchPad International deals in Project Management, Innovation, and Supply Chain Design & Optimisation & Technology Deployment.
He is currently the President (Executive Committee for SCLG (Supply Chain & Logistics Group), member of Mumbai Round table CSCMP and Member of Supply Chain Asia. He is a mentor for MBA Supply Chain students of various Universities like SP Jain, Middlesex University, and University of Wollongong etc. He is a key note speaker & Moderator in various supply chain conferences in Asia and Africa & Middle East. He has various publications to his credit.
He is also partner of Velocity Ventures which is currently creating various business ventures in the Middle East based in Dubai.
Founded in Dubai/UAE, SCLG is a membership driven industry business group with 200+ corporate members. SCLG is expanding internationally to continuously enhance its global foot-print.
Managing supply chain and logistics more effectively shall contribute to positive growth of economy in range of 3% to 5% (GDP terms).
Impact of climate change on managing supply chain should be on agenda of all supply chain professionals.
Oil and Gas industry should enlarge its theme to manage supply chains of larger energy domain.
Reduction in current level of wastage in food supply chain shall help mitigate poverty.
Managing Fresh water supply chain needs attention of all.
Sophisticated demand forecast and planning for sure helps improve efficiency of supply chain.
Mauritius Maritime Week 2022 , The Ravenala Attitude, Mauritius 13th -15th December 2022
Intermodal Africa , Hotel Sarakawa, Lomé, Togo 22nd -24th November 2022
Seamless Saudi Arabia , Riyadh International Convention & Exhibition Centre 02nd -03rd November 2022
DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION CONFERENCE , Virtual Event 01st -02nd November 2022
Asean Ports & Shipping , InterContinental Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam 25th -27th October 2022
World Breakbulk Expo , Shanghai, China 25th -26th October 2022
Indonesia International Transport, Logistic, Equipment & Service Exhibition , Jakarta, Indonesia 05th -07th October 2022
IATA World Cargo Symposium , London, England 27th -29th September 2022
Baltic & Black Sea Ports & Shipping , Vanagupe Hotel Conference and Spa Center, Palanga, Lithuania 27th -29th May 2022
Seamless North Africa , Cairo, Egypt 20th -21st September 2022
China (Shenzhen) International Logistics and Supply Chain Fair (CILF) , Shenzhen, China 22nd -24th September 2022
Transport Logistic and Air Cargo Southeast Asia , Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre, Sungapore 13th -15th September 2022
BIMP-EAGA 2022 , Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia 02nd -04th August 2022
Intermodal Africa , King Fahd Palace Hotel Dakar, Senegal 28th -30th June 2022
Philippine Ports and Shipping , Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila, The Philippines 21st -23rd June 2022
44th Annual SAPICS 2022 In-Person Conference & Exhibition , Capetown, South Africa 12th -15th June 2022
Trans Middle East , Radisson Blu Hotel, Manama, Bahrain 31st -02nd June 2022
Seamless Middle East , Dubai World Trade Centre 31st -01st June 2022
Digital Sypply Chain Show , Address Hotel, Dubai Marina, Dubai 25th May 2022
Mediterranean Ports and Shipping , Hoteli Bernardin Portorož, Slovenia 24th -26th May 2022
Airport Show , DWTC, Dubai 17th -19th May 2022
13th GPCA Supply-Chain Conference , Hilton Dubai Al Habtoor City Dubai UAE 17th -19th May 2022