This call along other fresh perspective in running global sourcing operations in China came from leading business experts at the 2nd China IPOs Conference organized on June 15 in Shanghai.
China IPOs conference is now becoming an essential event for sourcing and procurement experts who want to create a feasible business case and launch or expand their procurement operations in China. In addition to benefits related to specialization and centralization, China IPOs generally offer the best chance to reduce sourcing costs, limit sourcing cycle times and ensure that all forms of procurement information are properly communicated worldwide.
Speakers included key sourcing and procurement experts such as:
▪ Paul Adkins, Sourcing Manager, ALCAN APMG CHINA GLOBAL SOURCING
▪ Oliver Lin, Sourcing Manager, NOKIA NETWORKS
▪ Bob Dixon, Group Manager, TERADYNE INC.
▪ Marc Hantscher, Head of International Purchasing, BOSCH & SIEMENS HOME APPLIANCES
▪ Roger Owens, General Manager, DRENNAN GROUP
▪ Nis-Peter Iwersen, Vice President, DANFOSS IPO CHINA
▪ Amit Kumar, Head of Logistics Services - Asia, ELECTROLUX
▪ Steven Zhu, General Manager, FLEXI-MAT CHINA
▪ Eric Chu, Director, Supply Chain Management, ACCENTURE
▪ Wolfgang Hagn, Head, EAC GLOBAL PROCUREMENT
▪ Eugene Lim, Registered Foreign Lawyer, BAKER & MCKENZIE
▪ Mark T. Welles, Vice President, Sales, TRADECARD
"The 2nd annual conference has turned to be again a very interesting forum on how companies manage and their sourcing operations in China” said Max Henry, Founder & Executive Director of the China Supply Chain Council. “Covering key topics such as market trends, best legal setups, HR issues, supplier development, communication with HQ, financial and logistics aspects, China IPOs remains a unique event for senior executives who want practical and hands-on knowledge on running a sourcing office in China.”
More than 130 sourcing and procurement senior executives attended the event and included among others: ABB, Agilent, Alcan, Amarco, Associated British Foods, BorgWarner, Briggs & Stratton Asia, Centurion Wireless, CNOOC & Shell, Coles Myer, DirectSourcing, Dow Corning, DSM, E&B HK, EFFEM Food, Fluke Corp., FlexLink, Goodwill Traders, GlaxoSmithKline, Hella Automotive, Herma, Infineon Technologies, Jinling DSM Resins, Konaxis, Kunshan Q-Tech Air System, Lishen Battery Stock, Luke Garment, Mahle Technologies, MetalChina, Midan, Monitor Group, National Instrument, Nike Inc., Pitney Bowes, Rexel, Sathyam, Schott Shanghai, SEB Asia, TRW Shanghai, Shanghai Norske, Smart Sourcing, Teleflex, Tyco Electronics, Tyco Fire & Security and WestFarmers.
The 2nd China IPOs Conference was sponsored by Accenture and TradeCard.
Full proceedings of the event including event program and CD-Rom containing the available presentations are available for paid distribution. A full recording of the event has also been produced and will be made available to only Council members soon.
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