Kris Timmermans & Christopher Roark

Kris Timmermans is Senior Managing Director – Accenture Strategy. Kris helps global organizations develop dynamic supply chain and service operations capabilities. For more than two decades, he has helped clients define cost transformation and procurement strategies that create competitive advantage, transform their operating models, and generate greater value for their organizations. Kris is a frequent author and speaker on the topic of procurement and serves on the advisory board of Procurement Leaders. He is based in Brussels. Christopher Roark is Managing Director – Accenture Strategy. Christopher is responsible for leading Accenture Strategy’s competitiveness and zero-based cost management platforms in North America. He has spent more than two decades working with publicly traded and privately held consumer-oriented companies to drive enterprise value through growth strategies, operating model designs and structural cost resets. He is based in Chicago.

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