Booming and struggling at the same time – what's going on in the transportation, logistics and travel sector in Asia and 2022?
Freight costs are at an all-time high and new disruptions appear as soon as others are being resolved. Join the Swedish Chamber of Commerce for an exclusive industry insight together with Aldo Soprani, CEO at APC Logistics, Stan Kwong, Regional Head at Finnair and Tero Ahonen, Chief Strategy Officer at JAS Worldwide (previously Greencarrier).
In a panel discussion and Q&A hosted by Gabriella Augustsson, General Manager at SwedCham HK, we will delve into current topics and situations as well as looking ahead. The conversation will include (but not be limited to):
The travel and transportation ecosystem from a Hong Kong/Asia perspective today
Disruptions in the transportation and travel sector
A reshaped industry – consequences of the pandemic
The panel discussion will be followed by a Q&A session.
The event will be hosted through Zoom and link will be provided at the latest by the day of the event.
Chief Strategy Officer at JAS Worldwide (previously Greencarrier)
Tero Ahonen is the Chief Strategy Officer of JAS Worldwide in Hong Kong. After having spent 14 years at Greencarrier, Tero joined JAS Worldwide when Greencarrier was acquired in November 2021. Throughout his career Tero have been active within the international logistics and transportation sector, with over eight years accumulated experience from Hong Kong and Shanghai.
Regional Head (Hong Kong, Southern China, Taiwan, Philippines, Macau) at Finnair
Stan Kwong has been the Regional Head of Finnair since 2016, after having been with Finnair since 2008. With more than 16 years of experience in the sales and marketing industry, Stan has directed the company’s growth and development to a new era in the region.
Aldo Soprani is currently leading APC Asia Pacific Cargo, a small group based in HK with branches in Greater China, South-East Asia and in Europe, predominantly in the Nordics. APC is owned by Nippon Express, which allows APC to keep its Nordic focus and its personal touch. Remaining small but part of a bigger group has been the key to success in the past years and allows APC to thrive.
Christian Ulloa is a Global Senior FMCG executive with 20+ years’ experience of broad and cross functional experience in procurement and business development. Christian currently works as Director of ICA Global Sourcing in Shanghai. ICA Global Sourcing manages sourcing, order follow up, quality assurance and CSR functions for various brands in Sweden, Finland, the Baltics and the Netherlands.