May 08

SGC Breakfast Briefing on “Are companies prepared for the Asian Century?"

About the Breakfast Briefing:

The 20th century was largely shaped by Western business practices, policies and cultural exports. This is changing rapidly, as the rise and transformation of Asia is causing a shift that is turning Asia’s businesses, politics and societies more local in thought and action. Global business and politics are increasingly impacted by a continent that's coming of age. Join us as we discover what business leaders can do to anticipate this shift and grasp the opportunity in this new context. Along the way we will find out:

  • How engagement with governments, consumers and societies in Asia is changing
  • How organizations can apply a new mindset across their organization for more effective product, marketing, talent and public affairs strategies
  • How leaders can transform their teams to effectively manage diversity and bridge deeply rooted cultural differences
  • What role perspective change plays in improving leadership effectiveness and reading contexts and situations

Location

Orchard Hotel
Lavendar Room
442 Orchard Rd
238879 Singapore

Details
Event Start
08/05/2019 | 08:00
Event End
08/05/2019 | 09:30
Registration

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About the speaker:

Moritz Kaffsack, Co-owner & MD i-sekai

Moritz helps businesses communicate and act with a global mindset. He is Co-owner and MD at i-sekai, a boutique consultancy that partners with business leaders and teams to develop the strategies and capabilities they need to successfully navigate the complexity of cross-market and cross-cultural expansion.

In his 12 years as a consultant with Edelman, Moritz worked with leadership, communications and corporate affairs teams of top global companies on their brand and reputation strategies in Asia and the Middle East. He built reputation that propelled people, brands and businesses forward, working with the likes of Mondelez, Diageo, Starbucks, Uber, Beiersdorf, Pfizer, ThyssenKrupp, Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems and Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. He further advised Asian and Middle Eastern high-growth companies on building reputation that enables rapid global expansion, including Viettel, Suzlon, ENOC and Majid Al Futtaim.

Moritz studied in Spain and Thailand, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in international management. He has lived in Europe, the U.S., Asia and the Middle East, and currently lives in Berlin with his wife and daughter. He is a bilingual native speaker in German and English, proficient in French and Spanish, and speaks some conversational Vietnamese and Thai.

Please note that registration starts at 7.45am

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