Track: Corporate Responsibility
Connections Corner Roundtable Discussion: Is Your House In Order?
What kind of product responsibility program do you have in place? Are you missing any critical steps? This session from Anne Stone will guide you through a gap analysis to identify areas of improvement to strenghten your compliance program. Using the 2018 Product Responsibility Summit Workbook as a guide, attendees will review key areas for implementing compliance initiatives in their facilities, whether they are experts or just beginning to put these programs in place.This session will qualify as an elective for the Product Safety Awareness initiative.
Speakers: (click image for details)
Shamini Peter Axis Promotions View speaker details
Chief Operating Officer
Shamini Peter currently serves as chief operating officer for Axis Promotions and continues to also head product safety and compliance. She has worked with the Axis for 11 years. Her area of expertise is in supply chain and logistics. She oversees the vetting of suppliers, product testing and the logistics of Axis’s large, custom orders. Peter interfaces directly with Axis Promotions Inc. clients as needed throughout the production cycle, including pre and post-delivery. Peter attended The University of Western Australia where she graduated with a bachelor of commerce degree in accounting and finance, with a minor in law. After graduation she returned to Malaysia where she worked for a large Australian manufacturer before joining her family’s freight forwarding business in New York, gaining her first hands-on experience in international commerce and logistics. She currently is a member on PPAI’s Product Responsibility Action Group (PRAG).
Lenny Polakoff Zagwear View speaker details
Executive Vice President
Lenny Polakoff is the executive vice president of Zagwear, a global merchandise and custom premium agency with offices across the United States, London and Hong Kong servicing multinational clients in more than 40 markets. Over the past 20 years, Lenny has developed and implemented Zagwear’s internal product and factory compliance program and currently oversees and ensures adherence to the more than 15 client specific Zagwear programs. Lenny has also played an integral role in the procedural development of several Fortune 500 premium compliance programs. Lenny holds a BA in psychology from Quinnipiac University and is a member of PPAI’s Product Responsibility Action Group.
- When: Monday, January 14, 2019
- Time: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
- Where: Lagoon G
- MAS/CAS: CAS 1.0