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Dear VDMA Food Processing and Packaging Machinery members,
We cordially invite you to participate the
9th VDMA Food Processing and Packaging Machinery China Management Meeting ("CMM") on November 21st at PARKYARD HOTEL SHANGHAI.
The VDMA Food Processing and Packaging China Machinery Management Meeting is aiming to gather the top executives from our important members to discuss the current business situation in our industry.
This year, we are very delighted to have
Mrs. Beatrix Fraeser, Deputy Managing Director of VDMA Food Processing and Packaging Machinery association from VDMA headquarter. She will welcome all the members and present the Food processing and packaging machinery – China in focus.
Apart from that, an honored guest,
Mrs. Isabella Hsu, Founder and CEO of FBIF is invited to share Macro Trends in China's Food & Beverage Market and consumption changes.
After a short tea break, Mr. Daniel Yoo, Chief Representative of VDMA Shanghai, will present the study about
VDMA China "China Strategy Survey" conducted by VDMA China team. And Ms. Doris Yang, project manager of VDMA China Food Processing and Packaging Machinery sector, will share the newest result of BCS Autumn 2023 and Outlook of working program 2024.
A banquet is reserved for all participants after the meeting. You will have a unique opportunity to exchange your ideas with your peers and learn from each other. The dinner will start at 18:00.
Please confirm your attendance to
REGISTER or send email to Doris.Yang@chinavdma.org
We are looking forward to your participation!
Any questions/assistance? Please contact Doris Yang.
Mob.: +86 13917911694
Agenda November 21, 2023 Main Schedule
2:05 PM - 2:20 PM
Welcome speech+ Food processing and packaging machinery – China in focus
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Keynote: Innovation and beyond, the next diamond decade for China's food and beverage market
3:30 PM - 3:50 PM
Presentation: VDMA China "China Strategy Survey"
5:00 PM - 5:25 PM
BCS Autumn 2023 + Work Outlook 2024
Speakers Beatrix Fraeser Deputy Managing Director of VDMA food processing and packaging machinery association Isabella Hsu Founder & CEO of FBIF Curt Ferguson Managing partner at Ventech China Daniel Yoo Chief Representative at VDMA Shanghai Doris Yang Project Manager at GMECS
Isabella Hsu is the Founder of FBIF. She has exceptional capabilities in integrating resources and has worked over 30,000 hours in international forums and awards planning. Initiated and led by Isabella, the FBIF has become an influential industry forum focused on food and beverage innovation, and it has received active participation and high recognition from the senior executives of various global top food companies such as Nestle, Unilever, Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, Nongfu Spring, Yili, Mengniu, Danone, Cargill, IFF, Tetra Pak, etc.
Besides, Isabella has a broad view and a great passion for the food and beverage industry. She and her team are committed to exploring and sharing the world's most insightful and successful business cases to inspire industry insiders and broaden their horizons, ultimately promoting the positive development of the industry. In addition, with keen intuition and insights into the market, Isabella is skilled at identifying the market potential of certain products from the perspective of consumers.
In 2021, Curt joined as a Managing Partner of Ventech China, he leads Ventech China investing in Consumer Markets, focusing on the fast-growing Chinese Consumer Class.
A former 38 year veteran of The Coca-Cola Company (TCCC), Curt was President of The Coca-Cola Greater China, Korea & Mongolia Business Unit (TCCC GC & K BU) starting in 2016. This operation covered more than a 1.7 billion population, directly employing more than 51,000 system associates and supporting over 500,000 additional jobs. After he successfully engineered the refranchising to build an even stronger two bottler franchise system in China, Curt drove the Business Unit to become the fastest growing market for TCCC. Coca-Cola GC&K made it to the finalist of the 2018 and 2019 Woodruff Cup for Best All Around Performance across all the Company’s Business Units. Since joining Coca-Cola USA in 1983, Curt has served a wide range of executive positions in the USA and a number of ASEAN countries before being appointed Managing Director of The Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Egypt in 2000. In late 2003, Curt became Senior Regional Director for the Western Africa Region and was appointed President of the 27 county North and West Africa Division in January 2005. Later Curt’s portfolio expanded to 34 countries to include the Middle East, Pakistan and Afghanistan as President of Middle East and North Africa Business Unit. Curt has been named to the Forbes Top Ten influential leaders list in the Middle East for six consecutive years. In 2012, his MENA Business Unit was awarded The Woodruff Cup, an award recognizing top company performance. Curt sits on the Board of the Indiana University Foundation and Kelley Business School Dean’s Advisory Council. Curt was recently awarded the Indiana University Distinguished Alumni Service Award recognizing Indiana’s top alumni accomplishment in their field of endeavor. Curt was Chairman of Coca-Cola Bottlers China Manufacturing Holdings Limited. He is a former Director of the Consumer Goods Forum. He currently serves as Vice-Chairman of The American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai. He is a Senior Corporate Advisor to BAO Steel and Bain & Company China Advisory Council’s committee member. Curt has extensive experience as a Board Director for independent Coca-Cola Bottlers, Community and Business-based organizations. Curt holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the Indiana University Kelley School. He is a graduate of the Executive Development Programs at Stanford University and the Wharton School. Welcome to Glue Up. We are upgrading our password strength service in order to align with ISO27001 standards. Please take a moment to upgrade your password.
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