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FCA CEO Series: Lunch with Chong Siak Ching and Lothar Herrmann

  • 08 Sep 2009
  • The Conrad
    Salon IV
  • 12:00-2pm
  • $20 for members registering by Sep 1; $30 for members registering after
    $55 for non-members

Ms Chong has been the President & CEO of Ascendas Pte Ltd since January 2001 and she's also one of Singapore's three representatives to the APEC Business Advisory Council.

She will be discussing the business perspectives on the upcoming APEC meeting, along with the upcoming APEC CEO Summit to be held in Singapore on 12-14 Nov 2009. With the theme "Rebuilding the Global Economy: Crisis and Opportunity", this prestigious forum will bring together APEC heads of government, CEOs of major multinational companies and thought leaders to discuss the most pressing socio-economic and business issues facing the Asia Pacific region today.

For this forum, they are expecting attendance from the 21 APEC heads of states. Some confirmed top CEOs who will be here are Mr Rex W. Tillerson, Chairman and CEO, Exxon Mobil Corporation; Mr Peter Loescher, President and CEO, Siemens AG; Mr Jiang Jianqing President and Chairman, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China; Mr Dennis M. Nally, Global Chairman, PricewaterhouseCoopers; Mr Hermann Ude, CEO, DHL Global Forwarding and many others.

The session will take the form of a panel discussion and Ms Chong will be joined by Lothar Herrmann, President & CEO of Siemens Pte Ltd..

Mr Herrmann assumed his current position on 1 February 2009. Prior to the appointment to SPL, he was the President and CEO of Siemens Limited Thailand since 2005.  In addition, he is also responsible for the ASEAN region where he has been Cluster CEO since April 2008.



12-12.15pm                 -  Arrival of guests; kindly seat promptly 

12.15-1.00pm                -  Start of lunch (SHARP)

1.00pm-1.10pm           -  Opening address by Ms Chong Siak Ching

1.10-1.20pm                -  Insights from Mr Lothar Herrmann

1.20-2pm                     -  Q&A discussion with Ms Chong and Mr Herrmann

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