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Geo-diversification 2020: Reshape business to the new normal
Executive perspectives on why manufacturers relocate their production plants and why Vietnam is an emerging destination for investment during the Recovery phase
Thursday, July 23rd, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM CEST
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About Event & Agenda

About Event & Agenda

The vast-reaching impacts of COVID-19 pandemic revealed the vulnerability of the world’s supply chain and accelerate the relocation trend. Companies that rely on single manufacturing locale are now eyeing new destinations to shift their production. This July, we will develop the question of geo-diversification and analyze the position of Vietnam in the post-COVID-19 period as one of the emerging alternative manufacturing destinations.

FPT Corporation, Southeast Asia leading IT services provider, and French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Vietnam (CCI France-Vietnam) are delighted to co-host the webinar: GEO-DIVERSIFICATION 2020: RESHAPE BUSINESS TO THE NEW NORMAL. The event will provide fresh insights into:

  • Opening speech by Mr. Thibaut Giroux, President, French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Vietnam (CCI France-Vietnam)
  • Ensure continuity of operation and further growth of innovation in Vietnam by Mr. Luc Remont, Executive Vice President of International Operations, Schneider Electric.
  • Reshape supply networks to enter the new normal by Dr. Truong Gia Binh, Chairman of Vietnam Software Association (VINASA) and Founder & Chairman of FPT Corporation.
  • Optimize performance with Smart Factory in Vietnam by Mr. Haissam Chraiteh, Regional Head of Sanofi.

 

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Event & Agenda

    • Brief: the global economy and France economy in the context of COVID-19
    • French investments into Vietnam and their partner-seeking concerns
    • Geo-diversification: The trend for manufacturers reconsider move their productions to Vietnam
    • Vietnam’s FDI supportive policies in response to COVID-19
  • 2.1. Vietnam in the long-term manufacturing plan in SEA

    • Business challenges & opportunities amidst COVID-19
    • How Schneider tackles the impacts and maintains sustainable operation in Vietnam

    2.2. Resilient partnership to accelerate green energy efforts

    • Schneider Electric’s digital journey to enter the new norm and new ways of working
  • 3.1. Vietnam: a safe destination for sustainable growth

    • Business challenges and opportunities amidst COVID-19
    • The reason why Vietnam is a hotspot for investment during the recovery phase

    3.2.  Strategic Alliance to keep a business competitive edge

    • FPT’s offering as a business-critical partner
  • 4.1. Digital-enabled manufacturing focus 2020
    – Business challenges & opportunities amidst COVID-19

    – The reason Sanofi chooses Vietnam to establish its production plant
    4.2. Thriving forward the future of manufacturing
    – Sharing on Sanofi digital ambition in Vietnam

    • Q&A

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Mr. Thibaut Giroux
Mr. Thibaut Giroux
President
French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Vietnam (CCI France-Vietnam)
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Mr. Thibaut Giroux is an entrepreneur and stakeholder in many businesses, from pharma to industrial equipment manufacturing. He is currently the CEO of Stolz-Miras, a leading company in toll manufacturing with more than 25 years of experience in Vietnam. Prior to this role, Mr. Giroux spent six years working at the construction company Prezioso Technilor before assuming, since 2012, the position of Director of Gerico, a French company that develops turnkey construction projects, mainly in the food and feed industry. Mr. Giroux has worked and lived in Vietnam for 18 years. His knowledge of the Vietnamese market as well as the French market earned him the position of President of CCIFV – the French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Vietnam – a network of more than 200 French companies, ranging from SME to large corporations. In Vietnam since 1989, CCIFV is dedicated to strengthening the business tie between France and Vietnam. Part of the international network of 124 French Chambers of Commerce and Industry, CCIFV is also the official country representative of Enterprise Europe  Network. Each year, CCIFV supports more than 200 French and European companies in their commercial development in Vietnam.
Mr. Luc Remont
Mr. Luc Remont
Executive Vice President of International Operations
Schneider Electric
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Mr. Luc Rémont is in charge of South America, Africa, Middle East, India, East Asia and Pacific, and Member of the Executive Committee of Schneider Electric since April 2017. He is also the Chairman of Gimélec, which brings together 230 French companies providing power and automation solutions for the energy, building, industry and infrastructure markets.
Dr. Truong Gia Binh
Dr. Truong Gia Binh
CHAIRMAN
Vietnam Software Association - FPT Corporation
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Dr. Truong Gia Binh is the founder and Chairman of FPT Corporation, Vietnam’s largest IT services provider. He founded the Vietnam Software Association and IT Services Association (VINASA) in 2001 and has remained its Chairman since then. Dr. Binh also chairs the National Private Sector Development Committe, advising the Prime Minister on reforming policies to boost the growth of Vietnam’s private sector, particularly in agriculture, tourism, and information technology. He obtained a PhD in Mechanical Mathematics from Lomonosov Moscow State University in 1982.
Mr. Haissam Chraiteh
Mr. Haissam Chraiteh
Regional Head
Sanofi
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Haissam is a Doctor in Pharmacy and joined Sanofi in 1998. Since then, he held various positions in marketing, sales, commercial operations and supply chain across different geographies. Recently, Mr. Haissam has been General Manager and Country Chair for Sanofi Algeria, and then Vietnam in 2019 where he moved. He is now Head of Sanofi Asia, General Medicines.

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