EIA 060 Master Your Supply Chain Challenges 2022 For China Business

Peter Bornschein, Thomas Wiedemann, Dr. Roland Rohde, Jan Lambacher and Rolf Kupek
Peter Bornschein, Thomas Wiedemann, Dr. Roland Rohde, Jan Lambacher and Rolf Kupek

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In the coming year, things are likely to look different. The banking association BdB assumes the strongest consumer boom since reunification in Germany. Despite the high order backlog, industrial activity is likely to be subdued into the coming year.

With our experts, we discuss in an open panel about: What supply chain challenges will German companies have with regard to the Chinese market? What risks do the supply bottlenecks entail? How to prepare preventively?

Panel Experts:

Thomas Wiedemann, Senior Project Manager at Korn Consulting Group

Dr. Roland Rohde, Representative Hong Kong South and West China at Germany Trade & Invest

Jan Lambacher, General Manager at Yardistry Limited

Rolf Kupek, Managing Director at Kupek Consulting & Business Development

Moderator: Peter Bornschein, Lean Project Manager at msg systems AG

Expert Introductions:

Thomas Wiedemann

Senior Project Manager

Korn Consult Group

Mr. Wiedemann has a degree in mechanical engineering and brings practical experience in automotive projects, especially with purchasing, supplier development and customer management and has also proved himself as an excellent team leader.

He brings the following company experience: Webasto, JTEKT, BMW.
He speaks German, English, French, Italian and Mandarin.

Dr. Roland Rohde 

Representative Hongkong

South and West China, GERMANY TRADE & INVEST

Roland Rohde has a doctorate in economics and has been working as a market observer in Asia for Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI) for 18 years. He is in Hong Kong for the second time. From there he reports on industries and markets in China. His reporting focuses on the electronics industry, the digital economy and aviation. Dr. Rohde speaks fluent Chinese (Mandarin) and a little Cantonese.

Jan Lambacher 

General Manager

Yardistry Limited

Jan has been based in China since 2009 and has worked across the supply chain of multinationals and SMEs in the medical, industrial and consumer goods sectors. Central theme of his work has always been optimizing supply chains for import and export in and out of China within a global supply chain strategy.

 Rolf Kupek 

Managing Director

Kupek Consulting & Business Development

After studying mechanical engineering, more than 30 years of professional experience in project management at home and abroad with large corporations and more than 20 years as founder and managing director of a service company, the company was handed over to a successor. With Kupek Consulting & Business Development , the network built up and cultivated over the years is used alongside the company’s own expertise to support medium-sized companies in their transformation processes and current problems. Especially the organization and development of international business connections are a main focus and have been successfully implemented several times. In doing so, a holistic, cross-functional approach is important, which is implemented in a pragmatic and goal-oriented manner.

Peter Bornschein

Lead Project Manager

msg systems ag

Seasoned General Manager and Leader in Business Software and Services Industry. Track record of growth, business development and client coordination. Exceptional competence in restructuring and turn-around. Established proficiency in transferring know-how and implementing company structures. Experienced in project steering and management. Demonstrated ability to communicate technical knowledge to different clients. Superb team player and leader with the ability to train, coach and motivate team members. Extensive multi-national experience in Germany, China, Poland, Malaysia, Singapore, USA, Sweden; communication skills in German, Swedish, Chinese and English