STRATEGIC NETWORK

The AsiaCorp network is a group of international minded Senior Executives who have demonstrable expertise of doing business in the Asia-Pacific Region, mastering disciplines such as; licensing, franchising, distribution, brand- management & building and retailing. 

PETER DRESING - CEO & FOUNDING PARTNER AT ASIACORP
PETER DRESING - CEO & FOUNDING PARTNER AT ASIACORPAARHUS, DENMARK
• Founded AsiaCorp in 2007
• Global oriented networker and entrepreneur with a unique established
network of industry experts around the World
• Assisting European FMCG brands to export to Asia-Pacific’
• Finding potential distributors, franchise or license partners in.
Asia Pacific
• Plus 30 years of experience with global sales combining an
out-of-the box international mindset with excellent
communication skills
• Executive MBA from Henley Business School, University of Reading,
UK
ANDREW WOOD - GENERAL MANAGER, ASIA-PACIFIC AT ASIACORP
ANDREW WOOD - GENERAL MANAGER, ASIA-PACIFIC AT ASIACORPHONG KONG
• Mr. Wood has built a strong Corporate experience over the last 25
years working and living in Asia.
• He has successfully consulted in project work for various footwear,
sporting goods and apparel & accessories organisations, including
leading brands such as PUMA, Lee, Wrangler, GOLA, Animal, Flow,
BIC, Neil Pryde, ECCO, Scholl and Clarks of England.
• Mr. Wood joined AsiaCorp in 2012 leading the research, partner search
and Asia Pacific market entry projects for high profiled European
brands.
DAVID MALLON
DAVID MALLONMANCHESTER (UK)
• M&A for fashion brands.
• Stock clearance sales for larger international fashion and luxury brands.
• Founder of ElvisJesus & Ringspun Apparel.
• Co-Founder of The Fashion Network.
MICHAEL PIKE
MICHAEL PIKE MUMBAI, NEW DELHI (INDIA) & LONDON (UK)
• Mr. Pike is among the leading experts in helping brands into the lucrative Indian market.
• Primary clients are within the cosmetics, fashion, accessories and food/beverages, http://brandspoke.com
• Helped AsiaCorp clients such as Hummel, GOSH and Happy Socks with market entry in India.
• Joined the AsiaCorp network of partners in 2012.

KIM MORTENSEN
KIM MORTENSENOSAKA
• Kim Mortensen has been working and living in Asia, mainly Japan for about 2 decades. He has mainly been working as a Managing Director building brands and tripled a multi-million USD company in a very challenging Japanese market.
• Kim Mortensen has had a progressive career, achieving substantial financial and operating results for multimillion-dollar enterprises. A visionary business strategist, he holds a track record of delivering top-line and bottom-line results, leveraging broad-based experience leading business development, organizational transformations, people management, and direct-to-consumer programs.
• Kim Mortensen is currently a Board Advisor for several companies with a variety of business areas including Real Estate development, Restaurant concepts and various Retail and brand development projects.
• Joined the AsiaCorp network in 2019
MICHAEL AAGAARD ANDERSEN
MICHAEL AAGAARD ANDERSENGUANGZHOU (CHINA)
• Mr. Andersen is among the leading experts in helping Danish brands into the lucrative and complicated Chinese market
• He has an impressive corporate background as former: VP at ONLY China, CEO at PANDORA Asia, EVP at Bang & Olufsen, COO at LEGO Education and Co-founder of Haburi.com
• Michael Andersen has lived and worked in Asia for more than a decade and have also consulted a number of VC companies on various brands
• He is at the board of directors at several international brands
• Joined AsiaCorp network in 2018
TU CHUNG
TU CHUNGHO CHI MINH CITY (VIETNAM)
• Tu Chung is an experienced international business developer with 15 years of business development based in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
• He started his career as a Senior Business Development Manager at the AUSTRADE and now offers market entry strategy, in-market visit assistance, trade mission organization, partner search services and franchising for global corporations.
• Tu has assisted many Australian, European and American companies in across industries – Food & Beverage, FMCG, Retail, Agriculture, Education, ICT, and Services entering and doing business in Vietnam.
• Joined the AsiaCorp network in 2020
THUE CHRISTIANSEN
THUE CHRISTIANSEN SINGAPORE
• Executive with +15 years of international experience in sales, marketing, business development and general management within FMCG, consumer electronics, gaming and entertainment.
• Omni channel specialist, and are therefore experienced in both retail, and online activities.
• Has experience in go-to-market strategies from several companies and has been advisor and mentor for Copenhagen Mobile Start-Up Boot Camp.
• Worked for Paramount Pictures Nordic, Electronic Arts Ltd.; Sony Nordic A/S, among others.
• Is CEO of Connect Nordic.
• Joined the AsiaCorp network in 2017, responsible for market entry assignments in Singapore.
RIAZ MOHAMMAD
RIAZ MOHAMMAD DUBAI
• Specialists in FMCG sector
• Strong network to Food and Beverage suppliers in both GCC and Pakistan
• Former CEO and owner of restaurant chain in Spain.
• CEO at Zenzari which has a strong network assisting international FMCG brands to enter the GCC markets, and assisting GCC brands to enter Asia and European markets.
• Joined the AsiaCorp network in 2017, assisting FMCG brands from both GCC region and Pakistan who are interested in exporting to Asia.
PAUL GREGORY
PAUL GREGORY MELBOURNE (AUSTRALIA) & HONG KONG
• Mr. Gregory has a CEO background from multiple successful companies in both Australia and HK/China
• Unique connections within the jewelry, watches, cosmetic and baby industries throughout the world
• Specialist in market entry in China and Hong Kong
Founding partner og SYNERGY COMPANY
• Joined the AsiaCorp network in 2008, responsible for market entry projects throughout Asia Pacific markets for high profiled Nordic and European brands.

ELLIOTT YUEN
ELLIOTT YUEN HONG KONG
• Mr. Yuen became a jewelry in 1995 when he was Group CEO of TSL Jewelry, then the largest listed jewelry retailer in the Far East.
• He pioneered TSL’s development in China, and built a 70-store jewelry chain during his watch.
• GM and CEO positions at brands such as: Enzo, TSL, Shanghai Tang, Luxottica/LensCrafters, and PUMA.
• In the fashion industry, he consulted a number of fashion brands and helped them getting into the Chinese market, with clients such as: TSE Cashmere, Themed/THML Clothing, August Moon Boutique, and Kenneth Cole.
• Mr. Yuen is Adjunct Professor at the famous Jiao tong University, Shanghai for EMBA in Retail Management.
• Joined the AsiaCorp network in 2010.
BRUNO CUCHET -
BRUNO CUCHET - HONG KONG
• Bruno Cuchet has built a strong General Management and P&L Management experience over 16 years, of which 12 years in various regional management roles in Asia Pacific, and prior to that in France.
• He has a dual experience in strategy and management consulting and operational management. His prime sector of experience is industry, including “branded consumer goods” and “premium life style”, including the retail sector in both domestic and travel channels.
• Mr. Cuchet is CEO at ANTHORA MANAGEMENT CONSULTING
• Joined the AsiaCorp network in 2015 working on a number of FMCG market entry projects in selected Asian markets
JERRY NEUBURGER
JERRY NEUBURGERNEW YORK (USA)
• Principal in WWMM consulting company
• Senior Executive with proven success in developing and bringing brands into key markets in the US/North America, Latin America, as well as Asia-Pacific.
• Strong record of accelerating profitable sales growth and market penetration through new product categories and market sectors
• Corporately or as a client, has worked with companies such as Nautica, Spalding, Saucony, Pony, British Knights and Alpargatas
• Joined AsiaCorp network in 2018
STRATOS CHATZIKEFALAS
STRATOS CHATZIKEFALASTHESSALONIKI (GREECE)
• Mr. Chatzikefalas is CEO at ERGOGROUP who has organized the project MEDFRESH in exporting Mediterranean high-quality food & beverage products with distinctive features and identity (e.g PDO, PGI, organic) to Iran, Vietnam, China, and other Asian markets.
• The MEDFRESH concept is covering a large assortment of quality Food & Beverage products from Greece, has a clear differentiation from international competitors
• MEDFRESH joined the AsiaCorp network in 2016.
JARROD CROWLEY
JARROD CROWLEY MELBOURNE (AUSTRALIA)
• Mr. Crowley is CEO Brand Licensing WorldWide is a management consultant in Melbourne, Australia.
• Working in areas of marketing, retail development, consumer behaviour, franchising and licensing.
• Joined the AsiaCorp network in 2016, assisting market entry into Australia for selected clients.
ZAKIA SCHOU
ZAKIA SCHOUPARIS (FRANCE)
• Founder and Managing Director of Link to France
• Has over 20 years experience as a marketing executive and business development consultant
• She has successfully cooperated with numerous Danish brands such as Soestrene Grene, BoConcept, Softline, Louis Poulsen, Engelbrechts and Core One to consolidate their business on the French market through partner searches, event organization, and various other activities
• She has an extensive network within the lifestyle and design sector
• Joined AsiaCorp network in 2018
VARUN SHARMA
VARUN SHARMABOSTON (USA)
• Principal in WWMM consulting company
• Business professional with more than 20 years of experience with launching & establishing major premium & middle level brands in health & beauty, sports, footwear, apparel, multi branded retail, department stores & hypermarkets in South Asia
• Involved in establishing projects in Global markets, Asia-Pacific, US, UK & Europe
• Corporately or as a client, has worked with brands like Converse, Puma, The Body Shop, Planet Sports & Skechers
• Joined AsiaCorp network in 2018
VIVIAN PAN
VIVIAN PANSHANGHAI (CHINA)
• Mrs. Pan is a native Chinese with an impressive FMCG background in FMCG sector from former senior management positions at global brands such as Kellogg’s, Colgate Palmolive, Bahlsen and Abbott
• Mrs. Pan has established a very strong network to major FMCG distributors and retailers in China
• Joined the AsiaCorp network in 2018
KATJA LARSEN
KATJA LARSENDELHI (INDIA)
• Katja Larsen is an expert in mid and high-end furniture segment with more than 15 years of global market experience.
• Currently based in Delhi, India she has extensive network in Asia within the lifestyle and furniture segment.
• She is an experienced RE strategist and communicator/story teller who is passionate about creating better, more productive and happier workplaces through design processes such as ideation and co-creation.
• Being a holistic and empathetic thinker having specialized in workplace strategies in many different areas such as in wellness, digital transformation and Change Management, Business & Organizational design, Global Project & Sales Management and Marketing.
CHRISTIAN WESTPHAL
CHRISTIAN WESTPHALDELHI (INDIA)
• Christian Westphal is expert in the lifestyle- and luxury segment with 20 years market experience in Asia, within brand strategy, market-and consumer analysis and operational management.
• Currently based in Delhi, India, he has an extensive network within lifestyle, retail, E-com, distribution and investors in India, China and Japan.
• Mr. Westphal is working with brand consulting, commercial strategies and market entries spanning from luxury & beauty, lifestyle & fashion to online market places and consumer goods.
• He holds a MA in Design from the prestigious Chambre Syndicale de la Couture Parisienne in Paris.
• Joined the AsiaCorp network in 2020.

BUSINESS PARTNERS

PCH INTERNATIONAL
PCH INTERNATIONALSHENZHEN, CHINA
– PCH Int. combines “end-to-end” services with a unique understanding of China and transparent partnerships. The objective is to deliver “absolute peace of mind” for their clients
PCH is partner behind the most successful brands in the consumer electronics and related accessory partners. They specializes in driving processes from an idea to a product that comes into the hands of a consumer – including the optimization of quality, cost, and “time to market” for the company’s clients
 LI & FUNG INTERNATIONAL
LI & FUNG INTERNATIONAL HONG KONG
– Is recognized as the world’s leading supply chain manager, within the consumer goods for retailers and brands worldwide
– From product design, raw material sourcing, and manufacturing to quality control, logistics, shipping and other important features, which together cover the entire supply chain
 BDO INTERNATIONAL
BDO INTERNATIONALHONG KONG & COPENHAGEN
– Is among the largest accounting firms in China and among the five largest in Denmark
– BDO is represented in 137 countries with more than 49,000 employees of 1,100 offices worldwide
 INSIGHTS LEARNING & DEVELOPMENT
INSIGHTS LEARNING & DEVELOPMENTYour Content Goes Here
– Insights is a global people development company partnering with leading organisations across the world.
– Insights support individuals, teams and companies in achieving their goals through consulting, coaching, facilitation or carrying out specific tasks, such as the recruitment of employees.
 DSV - GLOBAL SUPPLIER OF TRANSPORT AND LOGISTICS SERVICES
DSV - GLOBAL SUPPLIER OF TRANSPORT AND LOGISTICS SERVICES DENMARK
– A strong logistics partner
– Own operations in more than 70 countries
– More than 400 branch offices, terminals and warehouse facilities