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Key takeaways from LogiPharma Lyon 2023

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Booth: No. 39
Location: Centre de Congrès de Lyon, France

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Our key takeaways from the event include:

Insights from our fireside chat with Pfizer

Tomas Fant, Pfizer’s Head of Temperature Controlled Logistics Projects, and Martin Thaysen, Controlant CCO, presented ‘Using Control Tower 2.0 to navigate complexities of temperature-controlled operations.’

Tomas Fant from Pfizer and Martin Thaysen from Controlant

Insights from our co-presentation with Roche

In this presentation, Gísli Herjólfsson (CEO Controlant) and Dino Liquito (Global PM Roche) talked about zero-touch release, explaining how they’ve collaborated to extract maximum value from automating the product release process.

Dino from Roche and Gisli, the CEO of Controlant

Our expert insights

What our experts have to say about some of the big trends reflected in the themes and topics of the expo.

Agenda highlights

Tuesday, 25 April

  • 12:05 – 12:25 Fireside chat with Pfizer and Controlant: Control Tower 2.0
  • 16:00 - 16:40 Happy Hour and networking at Controlant's Stand
  • 16:55 – 17:15 Joint presentation with Controlant and Roche: Zero-touch release
  • 17:20 - 18:00 Meet the speakers back at our booth and continue Happy Hour

Wednesday, 26 April

  • 14:00 – 15:45 Mastering Temperature Controlled Operations: Track C sessions chaired by Controlant
  • 16:00 – 17:30 Day 2 Happy Hour at Booth 39

Thursday, 27 April

  • 8:00 – 15:45 Final day to connect at our booth and schedule future discussions

Agenda details

Tuesday, 25 April

12:05 – 12:25
Fireside chat: Control Tower 2.0
TRACK C SPEAKING HALL
Using Control Tower 2.0 to navigate complexities of temperature-controlled operations.
Martin Thaysen, Controlant CCO, and Thomas Fant, Pfizer's Head of Temperature Controlled Logistics Projects

Tomas Fant from Pfizer and Martin Thaysen from Controlant

12:30 - 15:55
Break for networking, visiting exhibits, and attending other sessions.

16:00 - 16:40
Happy Hour and Networking at Controlant's Stand (Booth 39-40)

16:55 – 17:15
Joint presentation: Controlant and Roche
TRACK C SPEAKING HALL
Zero-touch release – creating tangible value with the partner ecosystem approach
Gísli Herjólfsson (CEO, Controlant) and Dino Liquito (Global Logistics Business Partner, Roche).
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17:20 - 18:00
Return to the Controlant booth to meet the speakers, follow up with any questions, and continue the Happy Hour.

Wednesday, 26 April

08:00 Day two begins – Visit us at Booth 39 to continue discussions from Day 1

14:00 – 15:45
Mastering Temperature Controlled Operations TRACK C SPEAKING HALL
Day 2 sessions in this track will be chaired by: Ada Pálmadóttir, Controlant's VP of Business Development

Ada Palmadottir, VP of Business Development, Controlant

16:00 – 17:30 Day 2 Happy Hour at Booth 39

Thursday, 27 April

8:00 – 14:00
Stop by our booth 
before leaving town to schedule discuss overall takeaways from the event, schedule follow up meetings, and connect with anyone from our team you may have missed during the show.​

Zero-touch release: creating tangible value with the partner ecosystem approach

Presentation by Dino Liquito, Global Business Partner at Roche, and Gísli Herjólfsson, the CEO of Controlant

Track C - at 16:55 on the 25th of April

Dino from Roche and Gisli, the CEO of Controlant

In this presentation, Gísli Herjólfsson (CEO Controlant) and Dino Liquito (Global PM Roche) illustrate how trusting strategic partners and open ecosystem collaboration delivers real enterprise value by automating Product Release. ‘Zero-touch release’ simplifies and accelerates the process, relying on validated data sources to ensure quality standards. Benefits include reduced lead time, a streamlined workflow for receiving site employees, and medicines reaching patients faster.

Meet the Controlant team at LogiPharma EU

Gísli Herjólfsson
Co-Founder, CEO
Gísli Herjólfsson co-founded Controlant and has driven the company's strategy and growth for the last 12 years. He has a Master's in Electrical Engineering from the University of Iceland.
Adalheidur Palmadóttir
VP of Business Development
Ada leads the global roll-out of Controlant’s real-time supply chain visibility solutions. She is an expert in sales, operations, and marketing, specifically in the areas of product, vertical alliance sales, and partnerships related to pharmaceutical products. She is a licensed pharmacist with an MBA degree.
Brad DeHart
SVP Sales
Brad DeHart joined Controlant with a background in global procurement and supply chain transformation across various industries. With over a decade in managed service and strategic sourcing experience, he has worked for Wyeth and other large global companies.
Carsten Lützhøft
CPO
Carsten Lützhøft has extensive experience of Process Digitalization in the global manufacturing and supply chain sectors. He also serves as board member and advisory board chairman in scale-up companies within the aviation and health tech industries.
Francesco D'Ambrosio
Customer Experience Manager
Francesco D'Ambrosio has been with Controlant since December 2020, as Customer Experience Manager, focusing on the success of customer strategy execution He holds a Master Degree in Pharmaceutical Chemistry, and an MBA.
Hristo Petkov
VP of Partnerships
Hristo Petkov joined Controlant in August. He initiated and built the pharma vertical at A.P. Moller-Maersk from scratch. There, Petkov led engagement with large pharma customers and worked in other roles related to cold chain and trade lanes.
Ranald Haig
VP of Sales
Ranald Haig helps pharmaceutical companies begin their journey to supply chain transformation and achieve their goals for optimization, automation, and sustainability. He has been with Controlant for nine years and has more than 25 years’ experience in Sales and Business Development.
Martin Thaysen
CCO
Martin Thaysen has been with Controlant as Chief Commercial Officer since 2022, focusing on driving growth and digital transformation of the supply chain. He holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from IMD Business School in Switzerland.
Peter Eichmueller
VP of Sales, Pharma Enterprise
Peter's focus is on enabling the pharma industry to achieve a zero-waste, end-to-end supply chain with the Controlant Aurora Platform, validated re-usable loggers and innovative services, creating value by integrating real-time IoT, visibility, and quality with intelligent automation. He is IMD certified in the “Leading Digital Business Transformation Program".

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