Join us to meet Experts and Advisors that Can Help You in the US-China Trade Frictions.
How would US companies react to the foreseeable risk and increase in cost in its global supply chain & sourcing?
How would US companies protect themselves in facing the potential challenges and delay in customs processing procedures?
How would US companies better leverage the USTR exclusion process to gain exemption for its products from the additional duties?
To better answer those operational questions for members, AmCham is hosting a workshop on Tuesday, July 17. We will bring experts in the areas of customs & trade, supply chain & sourcing, and legal together with corporate members who have questions and services needs.
Experts from each of the above area will share their insights on "what a company should do", before a free match-making session where corporate members can talk with different experts and service providers about suggestions and advice.
Jane Zhang is the founder and president of DaoHe Consulting, a leading public affairs and crisis management advisory firm based in Beijing. Drawing on her extensive experience in international affairs and business strategy, Jane provides strategic insight and counsel to world leading multinational corporations across a broad range of industries including ICT (semiconductor), agriculture and food, healthcare and manufacturing on navigating China's political environment, engaging government stakeholders, protecting companies' reputation and resolving business-critical issues.
Prior to founding DaoHe, Jane served as Managing Director at APCO Worldwide, heading up the firm’s Beijing operation, and as the leader of Government Affairs and Communications practice at Burson-Marsteller China. Previously, Jane held positions at Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson in the U.S. and China in the areas of government affairs and business strategy and development.
Before joining the private sector, Jane served as a diplomat in China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, providing international affairs expertise to top Chinese leaders and central government agencies, as well as working with senior U.S. and European government officials on major international issues. She played an important role in Hong Kong’s return to China in 1997, and in the three years that followed served as press official in the Foreign Ministry Commissioner’s Office in Hong Kong.
Jane holds a Master of Public Administration from Princeton University and degrees from Peking University and Xiamen University.
Procurement Transformation Senior Director of SAP Ariba
Mr. Lou Zhou is the Procurement digital transformation leader for Greater China market, Helping clients to discover and capture values through the ongoing digital transformation journey. Before joining SAP Ariba in 2018, he was the Asia Pacific lead of Client Service Procurement at IBM, providing direct interlock and support to internal clients’ business strategies and financial performance objectives. The Client Services Procurement team provided unique expertise in support of New customer proposals and offerings, Global Services alliances, Corporate mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures, profit enhancement, and process improvement on existing business.
Mr. Lou Zhou holds a bachelor's degree in physics and a MBA from the State University of New York. He joined IBM in 1997. His 19 years tenure at IBM experienced a variety of leadership roles, including IBM US Finance and Procurement Department, Deputy Director in IBM China Research Lab, Program Director for Technical Sales in IBM Software, Director of Global Procurement Center, and the current role of Director of Asia Pacific Client Service Procurement.
Mr. Lou Zhou has published multiple articles on industry Magazines and is a frequent speaker to industry organizations such as the China Federation of Logistics & Purchasing, International Sourcing Forum. He is also the Board Chair of MSD China for Minority Supplier Development and he was awarded as the Most Dedicated Individual of year 2012.
Jacky Wen is senior manager in PwC Consulting’s supply chain management practice. He has over 12 years consulting and industry combined experience, and focuses on supply chain strategy, integrated supply chain management, distribution network optimization, strategic sourcing and digital operations. Jacky’s industry focus is on consumer goods, telecom and electronics companies. His clients includes both leading MNCs and domestic companies. Prior to joining PwC, he was product manager a global leading consumer electronics company. He managed new product launch and localization in China market. Jacky received MBA degree from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and Bachelor degree in Electronic Engineering from Fudan University. In addition, Jacky is a SCOR-P professional accredited by APICS.
Yan Luo advises clients in a broad array of regulatory matters in connection with international trade, cybersecurity and antitrust/competition laws in the U.S., EU and China.
With previous work experience in Washington, DC and Brussels before relocating to Beijing, Ms. Luo has fostered her government and regulatory skills in all three capitals. She is able to strategically advise international companies on Chinese regulatory matters and represent Chinese companies in regulatory reviews in other markets.
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Luo completed an internship with the Office of International Affairs of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission in Washington, DC. Her experiences in Brussels include representing major Chinese companies and the Chinese government in trade, competition and public procurement matters before the European Commission and national authorities in EU Member States.
Ms. Luo is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/Asia) by the International Association of Privacy Professionals and an active member of the American Bar Association’s Section of Antitrust Law.
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