Speakers – past & present

Speakers – past and present

Jon Sleeman

Confirmed for London 2016

Director, EMEA Industrial and Logistics, JLL

Jon Sleeman is a Director at JLL and heads its pan EMEA and UK Industrial & Logistics Research teams.   In this role he oversees all JLL’s pan EMEA and UK industrial & logistics research outputs and works to support JLL’s major industrial & logistics clients including developers, investors and corporate occupiers such as Prologis, IDI Gazeley, SEGRO, Legal & General, DHL and the Royal Mail.   Having originally graduated from the LSE and Oxford University, Jon subsequently gained a MSc in Logistics & Supply Chain Management from Cranfield University. He is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport  in the UK.

Jo Godsmark

Confirmed speaker for London 2016

Co-owner & Director, Labyrinth Logistics Consulting

As co-owner and director of Labyrinth Logistics Consulting, Jo heads up Labyrinth’s Supply Chain division. The division’s work focuses on logistics strategy, logistics procurement, network design and supply chain visibility projects. In this role Jo has led projects in the aviation, retail, food and construction industries including major strategic and commercial reviews on the use of consolidation centres and central logistics services. Before moving into consultancy ten years ago Jo headed up logistics procurement and development for Mars UK.

Labyrinth also specialises in Health and Safety and compliance in the logistics sector and conducted communication sessions for night deliveries for the 2012 London Olympics and has supported the CLOCS (Construction Logistics and Cycle Safety) project in London. Jo was a key player in the development of Labyrinth’s transport compliance self-audit and management visibility application, SilkThread®.

Jo is Chair of the CILT’s Outsourcing and Procurement Forum and a trustee of Transaid, an international development charity specialising in transport development in Africa.

Martin Brown

Confirmed speaker for London 2016

Supply Chain Director, Claire’s Accessories

As Supply Chain Director for Claire’s Accessories, Martin is accountable for creating and championing operational solutions, including omnichannel distribution and warehousing, strategic sourcing and project management across Europe and the Far East. 

Previously, as Vice President, Operations Excellence for DHL Supply Chain, Martin was responsible for the delivery and implementation of strategic sourcing deals across Europe, in line with DHL’s standardisation and simplification agenda. 

Prior to this appointment, Martin ran a New Product Development programme within Deutsche Post DHL’s Customer Solutions & Innovation department, creating solutions to facilitate the movement of goods into urbanised environments in emerging cities, in Europe and in China.  He has held P&L responsibility for 2PL and 3PL operations, supporting Fashion Retail, Automotive and Airport sectors.  Before joining DHL, he worked in the Telecomms and Defence sectors, in both commercial and operational roles.     

Martin has an MSc from Cranfield University and an MBA from Warwick University.  He is married with two children, living in central England.

Jenny Lopez

Confirmed speaker for London 2016

Sustainability Advisor, Food and Energy, Forum for the Future 

Jenny is a Sustainability Advisor across the Food and Energy teams at Forum for the Future, a global independent not-for-profit organisation. A key focus of her work is how to drive forward progress on complex sustainability challenges to create systemic change – both through projects with partners to further sustainability leadership, Forum’s own initiatives, and bringing together different stakeholders for dialogue and collaboration.

Jenny has a background working on environmental justice, human rights and climate change issues. Before joining the Forum, Jenny worked for Proforest, who specialise in sustainable supply chain work, providing strategic advice and implementation support on sustainable production and responsible sourcing of agricultural resources to a range of international producers, organisations and companies including IFC, Unilever, General Mills, Fairtrade, Rainforest Alliance, and the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO). A particular focus of her work was on how companies and certification schemes could be better cooperating to improve smallholder livelihoods.

Wolfgang Lehmacher

Confirmed speaker for London 2016

Director, Head of Supply Chain and Transport Industries, World Economic Forum

Wolfgang Lehmacher is Director, Head of Supply Chain and Transport Industries of the World Economic Forum an independent international organization committed to improving the state of the world. At the Forum Lehmacher’s responsibilities include engaging CEOs and business leaders from the supply chain and transport industries in projects and processes to advance strategic global challenges and shape industry agendas.

Prior to joining the Forum, Lehmacher was Partner and Managing Director (Greater China and India) at the global strategy boutique CVA, overseeing the firm’s global logistics and transportation practice. Between 2005 and 2010, he served as President and CEO of GeoPost Intercontinental, the global expansion vehicle of French La Poste. He was the International Director of GeoPost Group from 1999 to 2005. Before joining La Poste, Lehmacher held senior management positions with TNT from 1991 to 1999, including Country General Manager Switzerland and Regional Director Business Development and Marketing Southern Europe.

Rob Palfrey

Confirmed speaker for London 2016

Managing Director – Minerva SRM

Rob is Minerva SRM’s Managing Director, a company he co-founded after sixteen years of service in the British Army. Minerva SRM brings skillsets developed within stabilisation and counterinsurgency arenas into the commercial world to assist companies in social risk management.

Since the conclusion of his regular Army service, Rob has continued to serve as part of the Reserve and has been retained as a civilian expert by the British Government’s Stabilisation Unit. Rob holds a Masters degree in Social and Global Justice, and a post-graduate Certificate in Conflict Resolution.

Patrick Gallagher

Confirmed speaker for London 2016

Chief Executive, CitySprint

Patrick has over 29 years in the same day distribution industry in a career which began in the call centre of a London delivery company.

Patrick’s wide range of experience includes managing a nationwide US same day distribution network and leading a successful management buy-out of CitySprint in 2010. Patrick was named 2014 UK EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Winner for the London & South region and M&A Awards Dealmaker of the Year winner 2014.

More recently, Patrick launched the innovative 1-hour delivery ecommerce service offering, On the dot™ , to leverage CitySprint’s market leading last mile delivery capability and is supporting further technology investment through a newly formed technology incubator, Last mile link Technologies.

In 2016 , Patrick led a secondary MBO of the CitySprint Group valuing the business at £175M. Patrick’s is now focused on the continued expansion of company’s market share and driving year on year growth and profitability.

Peter Ward

Confirmed speaker for London 2016


Chief Executive, UK Warehousing Association

Peter has over 30 years’ experience in international transportation, logistics and supply chain management; and is recognised as a principal of authority in global supply chains and logistics based on achievements at Director level with some of the world’s leading global logistics providers.

A Graduate of the Institute of Export and Member of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, Peter’s career started in the export shipping department of Courtaulds plc, before joining his family’s freight forwarding company, D H Ward (Shipping) Ltd, where he became Managing Director. In 1994 he masterminded the Company’s merger with American-owned Fritz Companies, which under his leadership became a top-five forwarder in Europe prior to acquisition by UPS in 2001. More recently Peter was Director Europe of P&O Nedlloyd Logistics, and Commercial Director at DP World London Gateway prior to joining UKWA as Chief Executive in January 2015.

Peter has significant practical experience of international process design and network optimisation throughout Europe, Asia and North America; designing and delivering complex supply chain solutions in different logistics and client organisations worldwide, with an impressive history of multiple client cost and service benefits across various industry sectors.

Ruthie Amaru

Confirmed speaker for London 2016

VP Product, Freightos

Ruthie has held product leadership positions at multiple start-ups, including Tradeum and Unicorn Solutions, resulting in successful exits. Prior to Freightos, she was responsible for architecture and strategy for a global IBM software division. Ruthie currently leads product development for the Freightos ecosystem, guiding strategy and execution of Freightos’ AcceleRate solution for logistics providers and the Freightos Marketplace. 

Professor Brian Squire

Confirmed speaker for London 2016

Professor in Operations and Supply Chain Management, University of Bath

Brian Squire is Professor of Operations and Supply Management at the University of Bath and a Senior Visiting Fellow at Manchester Business School.  Brian is also a director of Bathwick Research, a company providing bespoke research and consultancy in market intelligence and risk management.

Brian’s research and teaching interests lie at the boundaries of operations and supply chain management with a specific focus on the design of supply chains for resilience, sustainability and innovation.  Research outputs include highly ranked academic journal papers but also knowledge transfer to industry in the form of risk software, methodologies, presentations, and executive briefings.  He is co-author of the leading textbook ‘Strategic Supply Management: Principles, Theories and Practice’ that has recently been translated into Mandarin and Russian versions.

Brian has extensive experience in executive education with clients in both the public and private sectors.  He aims to deliver up-to-date material in an engaging and practical style and has won Teacher of the Year Awards at the University of Bath (2011-12) and The University of Manchester (2006-07, 2007-08).

Major General David J Shouesmith

Confirmed speaker for London 2016

Chairman, Royal Logistics Corp

Following a distinguished career in the British Army where he obtained the rank of Major General, David left the regular Army in September 2009 to pursue a management consultancy career, initially with PRTM then with PwC.  He set up his own consultancy in late 2013, working with a range of clients on operational and strategic issues for a wide range of defence and non-defence clients.  He is a colonel commandant of the RLC and former Honorary Colonel of 158 (Royal Anglian) Regiment RLC (V).  In April 2015 he assumed the role of chairman of the RLC Foundation, newly-established to drive greater interaction between Army and civilian logisticians.

Kim Winter

Confirmed speaker for London 2016

Global Chief Executive Officer – Logistics Executive Group

The founder of Logistics Executive Group, Kim brings 35 years of executive leadership experience spanning Corporate Advisory, M&A, Trade Facilitation, Executive Development, Executive Search & Recruitment across the Supply Chain, Aviation, E-Commerce , F&B, Logistics, FMCG and Retail.

Logistics Executive Group commenced operation in Australia in 1999, has offices throughout APAC, India, The Middle East and the UK.

Kim holds board roles on a dozen companies and is the founder/CEO of Australian registered charity Oasis Africa Australia www.oasisafrica.org.au providing freedom from poverty through education to over 8000 orphaned children in Kenya’s slums since 2006.

Zen Yaworsky

Confirmed speaker for London 2016

Co-owner, Supply Solutions

The majority of Zen’s career has been in retail. With Marks and Spencer PLC his roles evolved from store management in the UK and Europe, through International Business Development, Global Risk Management and then finally as Head of Supply Chain Operations. Zen oversaw the transformation of the M&S general merchandise supply chain where goods were purchased in the UK to one of international direct sourcing. After leaving M&S he spent a brief time as Supply Chain Director with a leading UK freight forwarding company and then set up The Supply Chain Academy, a training organization specializing in the capability development of senior cross-functional teams.

Zen now runs his own consultancy company, ZY Consulting, and is co-owner of Supply Solutions Ltd, a supply chain training company.  Zen counts amongst his many clients companies within the NHS, Oil & Gas, Retail, Mining, Automotive, Defense, Engineering and Pharma industries.

Zen’s company, Supply Solutions Ltd, is delivery partner to Plymouth University for an in-house, corporately delivered BA (Hons) International Supply Chain Management.

Ruth Waring

Confirmed speaker for London 2016

MD, Labyrinth

MD of Labyrinth, Ruth is a recognised industry leader in the areas of logistics compliance, Health and Safety and operational improvements. Ruth recently served for 2 years on the Board of the CILT UK and has 26 years’ experience of working in different roles within the transport industry. Ruth is well-respected and well-connected throughout the logistics and transport community and in 2008 she set up the voluntary organisation Women in Logistics UK, which now has over 3600 members. Ruth was recognised for her work when she won “Industry Champion” at the prestigious FTA everywoman Transport and Logistics Awards and is currently a member of the Logistics 100. In 2014 Ruth’s company launched the compliance app SilkThread ®, www.silkthread.co.uk

Prof Alan Braithwaite

Confirmed speaker for London 2016


Alan is a Visiting Professor in Supply Chain and Logistics Management at Cranfield’s School of Management. He has been associated with the University since 1987, contributing to research and teaching. He was appointed Visiting Professor in 2006 and held the role of Interim Head of Supply Chain Research for eighteen months. Alan is also the Chairman of LCP Consulting, which he founded in 1985. In 30 years he has helped to take the company to be the leading independent consultancy in supply chain and logistics, working internationally and receiving world recognition in its specialisation. 


Dr Richard Gibson

Confirmed speaker for London 2016

Strategic Development Director, Yusen Logistics

Richard has worked his whole career in the supply chain field within the UK, Europe and Globally for both own account and logistics service providers. Initially a transport specialist, Richard has a broad range of experience that encompasses Global  supply chain strategy and development, and network supply chain project management which includes the specification, acquisition and deployment of information technology. Having gained a PhD in logistics outsourcing with Huddersfield University, Richard works closely with students from several universities including both Cranfield and Warwick.  Current research interests include

  • Supply Chain Risk Management
  • The use of procurement tools in the supply chain,
  • The impact IT has upon modern supply chains, including the social supply chain.
  • Innovation in the supply chain

Originally from London, Richard now lives and works from a base in Northamptonshire where he is able to engage in his passions of cycling and supporting the Northampton Saints Rugby Union team.

Justin Zatouroff

Confirmed speaker for London 2016

Partner, KPMG

In his 20 years with KPMG Justin has worked across the advisory practice both as a Partner in Corporate Finance, leading numerous acquisition and disposal mandates, and since 2008 in Restructuring, where he is working with a range of under-performing companies and their shareholders on a range of issues such as debt renegotiation, asset disposal and strategic rationalisations. Justin has focussed on the transport and logistics sector for the last 15 years leading an number of key Transport relationships. Justin is currently Global Head of Post and Express and part of the UK Transport Leadership Team. In the last few years his focus has widened to include the leisure sector. He is the European Head of Leisure and lead partner for a number of KPMG’s most significant leisure accounts.

Raanan Cohen

Confirmed speaker for London 2016

CEO, Bringg

Raanan founded Bringg in 2013 with the vision of changing the way businesses deliver in the on-demand era. Raanan is a seasoned entrepreneur. He was the Founder & CEO of MobileMax, leading the company from concept to multimillion-dollar international sales and IPO. He has also served in various management positions at Nokia-Siemens, BroadServe and Cash-U/Unipier. Raanan is a happily married father of twin girls and two boys. As an avid sports addict, Raanan has completed numerous marathons and triathlons including ironman & ultra-marathon distances.

Thomas Sørbø

Confirmed speaker for London 2016

CBDO and Co-Founder, Xeneta

Thomas Sørbø is the CBDO and Co-Founder of Oslo-based Xeneta, the leading market intelligence and rate benchmark platform for containerized freight. Sørbø has a unique and strong interest to bring visibility into business processes related to logistics procurement and supply chain management. He has in-depth logistics and transportation experience from several years at Kuehne + Nagel in various roles and also as Co-Founder of Nordialog, a logistics consultancy firm. Founded in 2012, Sørbø has grown Xeneta to be the top worldwide source comparing contracted shipping rates and providing intelligence never before accessible. Xeneta provides real-time and on-demand freight rate information on all global trade routes and has a shipper user-base that exceeds 6 million TEUs. Sørbø holds an B.Sc. from the Norwegian Business School BI.

Nick Bailey

Confirmed speaker for London 2016

Managing Consultant, Ti

As Managing Consultant, Nick works with Ti’s global client base to deliver bespoke research projects which offer both strategic and operational insight. Nick leads projects from conception to delivery, ensuring clients receive the highest quality analysis and actionable outcomes, with specialisms in e-commerce, the road freight market and emerging market logistics. Prior to joining Ti in 2013, Nick spent several successful years working in international trade and foreign direct investment.

Neil Ashworth

Confirmed speaker for London 2016

CEO, Collect+

Neil joined Collect+, the UK’s largest independent store based parcel network as CEO in early 2013 having been at the forefront of digital developments in retail for over 15 years and has been described as an innovator in delivery solutions. Before joining Collect+, Neil worked as a consultant and business advisor to several blue-chip UK retailers, following a period at Tesco, where he was as a leading member of the team that designed and launched the Tesco Direct business and was a member of the tesco.com board.  Prior to Tesco, Neil held senior positions at Woolworths, Hallmark Cards and CWS Ltd. Neil is the immediate past Chairman of CILT(UK). He is a member of the Advisory Board at Warwick University Professional and Executive Programme faculty and on the Retail Masters Programme at Cranfield University School of Management. He is a Visiting Lecturer at Cranfield University, at Warwick University (WMG) and is Professor of Operations Management and Information Systems at Nottingham University Business School As a Transaid Ambassador, Neil has provided support to the charity in a number of ventures, and has also participated in cycle rides to Paris, Amsterdam and Brussels



Nicolas Leroux

Confirmed speaker for London 2016

Co-owner and Managing Partner, Lunatech

Nicolas started young in computing, and joined Lunatech Research in 2000 after having completed his computer science studies in Nice, France, while continuing studying at NEWI University of Wales. Nicolas’s recent experience includes both on-site consultancy for external customers, and the lead developer role on various Lunatech projects, where he has designed the application, managed the development process and contributed to the implementation. He is also involved in large scale logistic IT systems that provide real time data analysis and tracking solution. Nicolas is also a technical book author and is an expert in integrating various heterogeneous systems. Nicolas is today Lunatech co-owner and managing partner.

Eleanor Winton

Confirmed speaker for London 2016

Director, KPMG UK

Eleanor has worked directly with more than 60 boards and executive teams globally and across multiple sectors; helping them to uncover where, how and why they and their markets are being disrupted – and what they should do about it. She regularly speaks at industry and innovation conferences around the world.

Sanjay Desai
Supply Chain Asia

Sanjay Desai is a seasoned supply chain professional with broad work experience in various industries from FMCG to Automotive/ Oil/Gas, Pharmaceutical and Hi-Tech and MedTech.

Diana Ho
Vice President
East – Asia Japan Logistics Cluster,
Diana Ho is currently the Vice President of East – Asia Japan Logistics Cluster, leading a team of 480 employees across 14 countries of different supply chain and market dynamics.
Fred Hartung
Vice President
SC Solutions and Planning, Jabil Circuit
Fred Hartung has responsibility for Planning, Production Scheduling, SC Solutions, Inventory Control, SC Design and Optimization, Logistics and Trade Compliance.
Joe Lombardo
Managing Director
Joe LOMBARDO, a qualified Management Accountant (CIMA), with over 36 years experience in developing, managing & driving supply chain logistics operations, in multinational environments, operating in 12 Countries.
Terry Malone
Managing Director
TM Consulting Services
Throughout his lengthy career, Terry has been an active operational shipping and logistics industry man.
Cathy Roberson
Senior Americas Analyst
Transport Intelligence
Cathy Roberson, Senior Analyst, has worked within logistics for over 16 years, including 2 years with an ecommerce consultancy, and is an experienced professional in knowledge management with several years at UPS
Guhan Periasamy
Senior Vice President, Asia Pacific and Japan

Guhan Periasamy is a senior executive with a successful career reflecting strong leadership and management of sales, presales, consulting business, business development, channels and operations management.

Jeff McCorstin
President, Asia Pacific Region
Global Freight Forwarding

Jeff McCorstin is the President of Global Freight Forwarding for Asia Pacific Region. In this capacity, he is responsible for air, ocean and road freight strategy, revenue growth and specialized transportation services and industry verticals including healthcare, high-tech, retail and automotive across 40 countries and territories in Asia Pacific.

Elaine Low
Executive Vice President

Elaine Low, EVP for Business Development in Asia Pacific, is responsible for all aspects of sales operations and business development for CEVA in the region.

Chris Price
CEO – Asia Pacific
Agility Global Integrated Logistics

Chris Price is the Chief Executive Officer of Agility’s Asia Pacific region. Located in Singapore, he is responsible for all of Agility’s activities in the region, covering more than 7,000 employees in more than 20 countries.

Raymon Krishnan
Senior Executive

Raymon Krishnan, has over twenty years experience in the Logistics industry as an end user and service provider. This experience includes senior management, government linked and academic positions in a variety of international companies and institutions based in Asia, the US, Europe and Australia.

Ken Lyon
Confirmed speaker for London 2016
Consultant, Ti
Ken Lyon has been working at the intersection of Logistics and technology for several decades. He has a particular interest in the use of technology for supply chain collaboration and innovation. Ken is the MD of Virtual Partners, a CILT Fellow and a key member of Ti’s advisory board.
Joel Ray
Confirmed speaker for London 2016
Head of Consultancy, Ti
Joel has had a career dedicated to strategic consultancy and corporate development within the industry including a period as strategic manager with a European post office.
John Manners-Bell
Confirmed speaker for London 2016
CEO – Transport Intelligence
CEO of Transport Intelligence, Chair of World Economic Forum Council for Logistics & Supply Chain and Hon Visiting Professor at London Metropolitan University. John has over twenty years experience in the global logistics industry with both operators and consultancies.
Mirek Dabrowski
General Manager & Co-Founder

As the president and co-founder of oTMS, Mirek Davbrowski is leading the company with his rich experience in the logistics industry and deep understanding of China’s transportation industry. With major focuses on project management, planning and execution, Mirek has more than 16 years’ experience in the logistics industry and worked for multiple international logistics giants, in charge of their businesses in China.

Stephan Shablinski
Chief Executive Officer
Green Freight Asia Network Limited
Director, Sustainable Supply Chain Solutions, DHL

Stephan Schablinski is Director Sustainable Supply Chain Solutions at DHL Supply Chain Singapore Pte. Ltd. and Chief Executive Office of Green Freight Asia Network Limited. In his DHL role, Stephan is leading a collaboration between DHL and the Singapore Management University, called the Green Transformation Lab, which focuses on the creation of innovative solutions to help organizations transform their businesses towards sustainable green growth and drive change in supply chains.

Gwyneth Fries
Senior Sustainability Advisor
Forum for the Future

After several years as an economic analyst for the World Bank, Gwyneth joined Forum for the Future as a Sr. Sustainability Advisor to build cross-industry partnerships for system level change, particularly for logistics and food. Her areas of expertise include trade facilitation, agro-logistics and infrastructure investment in emerging markets.

Martin Mueller
Chief Commercial and Strategy Officer
Allcargo Logistics

Mr. Mueller is in charge of developing a strategic roadmap for the global organizational growth and expanding its leadership in existing markets.

Mariam Al-Foudery
Senior Vice President of Marketing, Communications and Corporate Social Responsibility,

Mariam Al-Foudery is the Senior Vice President of Marketing, Communications and Corporate Social Responsibility at Agility, a global logistics leader operating in more than 100 countries.

Jim Lim
Associate Director Logistics and Distribution
Merck Sharp Dohme

In his role with MSD (Merck Sharp Dohme), Jim is responsible for Logistics, Distribution and Freight Transport. He leads the category for Logistics and Distribution, develops the strategic and tactical aspects of Supply Chain.

Annemieke Gelder
Global Head of Logistics

Annemieke Gelder is a Dutch citizen and has worked in various global supply chain roles with Accenture, BP, Orica Mining Services and today Dyson. She holds a MSc Business Administration from the Rotterdam School of Management (in the Netherlands) with a specialization inn Supply Chain management.

Mark Millar
Confirmed speaker for London 2016

Author, Global Supply Chain Ecosystems

As well as being an Author, Mark is a Visiting Lecturer at Hong Kong Polytechnic University and is recognised in the ‘China Supply Chain Top 20’, as one of ‘Asia’s Top 50 Influencers in Supply Chain and Logistics’ and in the 2014 USA listing of ‘Top Pros-to-Know in Supply Chain’.

Evan Puzey
Chief Operating Officer
Kewill Asia Pacific

With nearly 20 years experience in the supply chain industry, Evan has assisted enterprises and logistics service providers in more than 30 countries, across 5 continents, with their supply chain initiatives. Originally a demand forecaster and planner for Castrol in the Asia Pacific region, Evan moved to a solution implementation role with Mercia (Supply Chain Planning) and then progressed to sales, pre- sales, marketing and global product management roles with Mercia and then Finmatica (Supply Chain Management). Evan has been with Kewill since 2004 in senior Marketing and Product Management roles, most recently as Chief Operating Officer for Kewill Asia Pacific.

Borhene BEN MENA
Senior Vice President

Borhene is currently a Senior Vice President with Agility, a global logistics company. During his tenure at Agility he focused on the group growth strategy as it went from a regional player to one of the largest international groups. This meant executing on multiple acquisitions and an array of joint ventures and green field logistics setups mainly in Emerging markets. As an extension to his current function Borhene is spearheading an innovative platform to address last mile deliveries.

Jerome Charlez
Confirmed speaker for London 2016
Jerome Charlez is the managing director of Curia Phoenix, a strategic consulting and investment holding company specialized in international growth strategies for companies trying to develop in new market areas. In this field, he advises ecommerce players, global postal companies and even government bodies on alternative strategic development.
Dominic Rego
Managing Partner
Ginkgo Management Consulting

A seasoned business transformation professional, he commenced his career in business analytics and later specialising in supply chain management where he was consulting for major global brands. He led business development across Asia Pacific for major Global Logistics firms

Roland Chong
Asia Pacific Senior Director, Supply Chain Initiatives
Estee Lauder Cosmetics Company

Currently the Asia Pacific Senior Director, Supply Chain Initiatives of Estee Lauder Cosmetics Company, with key responsibilities in developing and implementing the Asia Pacific supply chain strategy, establishing an efficient and customer focused supply chain service within the APAC region as well as leading the end-to-end international freight management and negotiation. He is currently heading the Asia Pacific and China Distribution Network and long-range capacity planning strategies.

Paul Edwards
Operations Director for APAC Supply Chain and Logistics
Penguin Random House, Singapore

Paul Edwards has over 20 years of hands-on industry experience covering end to end supply chains from product development and sourcing to logistics and distribution planning for companies such as Penguin Random House, Avon Cosmetics, Levi Strauss and Country Road in both wholesale and retail operations.

Victor Ofstein

Victor Ofstein, the COO of Freightos, is an experienced software executive who has driven global software implementation, customer success and enterprise IT rollout in a variety of executive management roles at IBM, Tradeum, Amdocs and Accenture.

Jens Wessel
Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Asia Pacific

With over 15 years of experience in international logistics, Jens has been with Agility since 2010 and is currently SVP for Sales and Marketing, Asia Pacific. His current responsibilities include developing and executing commercial strategy across the region and leading a team that focuses on building Agility’s relationships with its customers and driving sales growth.

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