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Breakthrough best practices and networking for leaders of best-in-class source-to-pay organizations



7 March 2024

Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park


7 March 2024

Truly meaningful educational opportunities related to your work can be hard to find in the accounts payable, procurement, and financial shared services fields. The apexanalytix Icon EMEA Summit is a unique event that allows you to learn from the best of the best. The sessions are led by innovators from the accounts payable, procurement and financial shared services practices of the world's largest and most admired companies.

The Icon EMEA Summit is an exclusive event attended by leaders of best-in-class, global financial shared services, accounts payable, procurement, post-audit and supplier governance, and risk and compliance organizations. Learn industry best practices and network with your peers in a focused, vendor-free and inspiring location.

The Icon Mission:

Inspiring Peer-to-Peer Connections


A forum for the world’s largest companies to gather and share best practices and innovative solutions in Accounts Payable, Procurement, and Financial Shared Services.


Create an environment where attendees have the opportunity to develop relationships with peers and learn from each other.


Actionable topics to drive high ROI on your investment of time.


The current agenda will be updated with additional details as they become available.

All times in GMT.

10:00 - 10:05 AM

Jon Stevens
Chief Revenue Officer

Learn how to leverage generative AI to unite finance, compliance, and procurement in ways that deliver measurable value and stay within regulatory compliance.

10:05 - 10:30 AM

Danny Thompson
Chief Product Officer

Hear CEMEX's story in centralizing global supplier onboarding and management across multiple ERPs. 

10:30 - 11:15 AM

Claudia Armenta
P2P Global Process Owner

Danny Thompson
Chief Product Officer

Learn how to identify suppliers with the greatest cyber risk and build in preventative measures to stop fraudsters from entering your supply base.

11:15 - 12:00 PM

Charlie Clark

Networking Lunch

12:00 - 1:00 PM

Ian Rivers, former SAS soldier, will share how he escaped from ISIS captivity and rowed across the Atlantic Ocean by relying on his mental calming techniques that can help you overcome any obstacle.

1:00 - 1:45 PM

Ian Rivers
Sentinel Peak Performance

Join a leadership panel discussion on strategic decisions that need to be made in 2024 to create the foundation of procure-to-pay for the coming years.

1:45 - 2:30 PM

Kees Wijnstekers
Global Purchase-to-Pay Process Lead
Kerry Group

Danny Thompson
Chief Product Officer


2:30 - 2:45 PM

Find out how procurement will evolve in the coming years and digitize risk management.

2:45 - 3:30 PM

Dan Cameron

Negotiation myth-busting and advice on handling resistance when talking with senior leaders.

3:30 - 4:15 PM

David Ward
Vantage Partners

4:15 - 4:30 PM

Steve Yurko
Chief Executive Officer

Dinner at The Aubrey in the Mandarin Oriental

6:00 PM


Icon EMEA Summit 2024 will take place on 7 March 2024 at the Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park London hotel. The address is:
66 Knightsbridge
London SW1X 7LA
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7235 2000

Icon’s negotiated room rate for the nights of 6 and 7 March is £199/night + VAT.

Reservations may be made by calling +44 (0)20 7235 2000 or emailing by Monday 12 February 2024.

After 12 February, the rate and availability cannot be guaranteed. Please reference the group name apexanalytix Icon 2024 Conference when making your reservations.


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