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The reputational and business risks associated with conducting business in emerging and expanding markets, with new business partners, agents, joint ventures, vendors, suppliers and distributors are increasingly significant for business executives who are competing for business on a global scale; moreover, the dramatic increase in U.S. and international regulatory enforcement actions has added to the challenge that executives face in their global business operations.


At our June Executive Breakfast Briefing, PwC risk advisory and control solutions experts Vivian Huo and Senior Manager Katie Xu will share insights and practice of MNC companies with local operation in China, who have confronted these by conducting enhanced due diligence before a deal goes through, creating a process of business intelligence collection as decisions are made along the way, and adopting an ongoing, independent business partner compliance review program. These measures not only give business leaders critical information to make sharper risk-based decisions, but also serve to demonstrate to regulators that the company is committed to integrity and corporate governance.


AmCham China, Tianjin's monthly executive breakfast is a great opportunity to meet the members of the Executive Committee and become involved in the Tianjin professional community. Network and share information with your fellow members, while enjoying a delicious breakfast at a great price.

Speakers

  • Vivian Huo (Partner at PwC China)

    Vivian Huo

    Partner at PwC China

    Vivian has total of 20 years of both in-house IA management and “big 4” management consulting experience in the United States and China, specializing in internal audit, business/IT integration, risk management, internal control and corporate governance.
    Vivian’s primary focus at PwC is to provide IA and IP risk advisory services for fortune 500 companies, through global and local engagements across the Asia Pacific region and globally, where she helps her clients to enhance and optimise the effectiveness and efficiencies of their internal controls and management oversight through health check diagnostics, agile auditing and digitisation transformation; she also works closely with organisation’s senior executives in optimizing their IP investment ROI, through development and implementation of IP & contract compliance programs.

    Her work at PwC spans various industries including financial institution, TMT, pharmaceutical, manufacturing, automobile, real estate, not-for-profit organization, and SoEs in airline, railway and construction etc.
     
    Vivian is a director council member of China Internal Audit Association (CIIA).

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  • Katie Xu (Senior Manager at PwC’s Risk Assurance (RA) Beijing)

    Katie Xu

    Senior Manager at PwC’s Risk Assurance (RA) Beijing

    Katie is a senior manager with PwC’s Risk Assurance (RA) Beijing practice. Katie has over 15 years experience in internal audit and technology audit, internal control consulting, Chinese-SoX and SoX regulatory compliance audit , and software license compliance within a variety of industries, including energy , manufacturing and software multinational companies, FMGG, IT, software provider etc.

    Katie’s recent focus is on internal audit, internal control, and software licensing compliance review.

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Agenda

7:15 AM - 7:30 AM
Registration and Networking
7:30 AM - 9 AM
Breakfast with Presentation

Tickets

AmCham Cardholder
Member Price RMB 120
Member Price (Pay at the door) RMB 120
Employee of Member Company
Standard Price RMB 120
Door Price RMB 120
Non-Members
Standard Price RMB 200
Door Price RMB 200