Partners 2019-09-20T14:48:09+00:00

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.
 KENNETH JOHANSEN REGIONAL MANAGER, JAPAN AT ASIACORP
KENNETH JOHANSEN REGIONAL MANAGER, JAPAN AT ASIACORPJAPAN
• Kenneth Johansen has worked as a consultant assisting Danish Companies, within various industries, to penetrate and expand their business in the Japanese market.
• He did his studies in Japan, where he lived for 5 years, and writes and speaks Japanese fluently. And he has worked professionally with Japan for more than 6 years as business connector and translator.
• Mr. Johansen also serves as a guest external lecturer at Copenhagen Business School and Copenhagen University, where he teaches intercultural business communication between Denmark and Japan.
• Joined the AsiaCorp network in 2016, responsible for consulting market entry assignments in Japan.
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.

CAMILLA DEICHMANN
CAMILLA DEICHMANN COPENHAGEN (DENMARK)
• Miss Deichmann is an accomplished Management Consultant, previous Deloitte Consulting, London working on corporate strategy, growth strategy, business consortia, M&A and e-commerce strategy.
• She holds a B.Sc. Economics, from CBS, Denmark and a MBA from Stanford University, USA and has lived, work and studied globally for 23 years in the US, Mexico, France, England, Hong Kong and now in Denmark.
• Before making an exit to a Chinese investor in 2016, she was CEO and co-owner of EVITA PERONI women’s hair and fashion accessories, globally leading the brands international expansion and business development and 2 times winner of his Royal Highness Prince Henrik’s medal of honor for export.
• Camilla is Board member of Denmark Hong Kong Trade-Association, Copenhagen.
• Founder of Shores, a consulting company offering strategy- and business development services for a small portfolio of selected premium Danish Fashion and Lifestyle brands
• Since 2017 working as Strategic Partner at AsiaCorp Ltd.
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.
JEREMY TANG
JEREMY TANG HONG KONG
• Mr. Tang is CEO at JT Asia Consulting.
• Responsible for launch of “Shanghai Tang”, the leading Chinese lifestyle brand for apparel and household products with stores in Hong Kong, New York and other major cities.
• Worked for Li & Fung Retail Group.
• Consulted companies such as: David Yurman, DWC Tang Developments/Caprice Group, Cipriani, China Tang, Calvin Klein, American Express, Issa London, Nokia, Borderlinx, Yachts de Paris, Kenneth Cole, SPANX, Ted Baker, Billabong and Roots in Asia.
• Joined the AsiaCorp network in 2010.
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.
KATHY MAK
KATHY MAKHONG KONG
• Executive with plus 20 years of General Management, Merchandising, Licensing and Retail experience with multi-national fashion / textile / consumer / lifestyle / Design brands at Asia regional level.
• A professional executive with the proven skills, insights and experiences necessary to start up, grow and direct businesses for profitable growth.
• Multi-functional skills and experience in sales and marketing, operations, human resources and strategic planning, ability to lead cultural diverse teams to level of success.
• Joined the AsiaCorp network in 2015.
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
MORTEN SVARRER
MORTEN SVARREROSLO (NORWAY)
• Executive sport- & lifestyle expert with plus 20 years’ experience in Licensing, global Retail and sourcing.
• Former management positions at global sports- & lifestyle brands such as: Hummel, Skiguane, ECCO Golf shoes, INTERSPORT and Prince Racket division (Benetton Group).
• Experience with multi-national sports/ textile / consumer / lifestyle / Design brands at global level.
• A professional executive with the proven skills, insights and experiences necessary to grow and direct businesses for profitable growth.
• Primarily strengths within: setting up license agreements, clean up in existing distributor network, establish new markets and create growth with existing customers and partners.
• Former client at AsiaCorp for 3 years when working as Global Head of License & Export at HUMMEL A/S.
• Now joined the AsiaCorp network in 2017.
JESLIE KO
JESLIE KO HONG KONG
• Mr. Ko is a leading jewelry expert with a strong network for market entry into Hong Kong, mainland China, Korea and south East Asia-Pacific.
• Worked for Richemont Group-Cartier and other luxury jewelry and watches brands.
• Joined the AsiaCorp network in 2014, responsible for developing Asia Pacific markets.
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
EMIL BREDAHL LAVSEN
EMIL BREDAHL LAVSENSEOUL (SOUTH KOREA)
• Lived and worked in Seoul over the last 14 years
• Has deep knowledge and insight into Korean culture and market and speaks Korean fluently
• Over the years established a strong network to distributors in various industries
• Joined AsiaCorp network in 2018
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
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
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
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
TINA CHAN
TINA CHANHONG KONG
• Miss Chan is an executive Management Consultant with previous top positions in Asia for companies such as: Kellogg’s, Welch Foods, Kraft General Foods, Nestlé and Ferrero
• Joined the AsiaCorp network in 2015
PER THOMSEN
PER THOMSENHONG KONG
• Mr. Thomsen has a deep Asia-Pacific industry network, local presence, market knowledge and a proven record of bringing brands fast to the markets in Asia-Pacific
• He has been living in Hong Kong since 2015 as CEO and co. Owner of a major Danish running apparel brand (NEWLINE) building up sales in APAC and established design and merchandising office in HK with local employees
• Per Thomsen has an extensive network in HK and is executive committee member of Asia CEO Community in HK with more than 8.500 members
• After selling his sports apparel company NEWLINE, Mr. Thomsen is now working as a business consultant on Asia market entry strategy
• Joined the AsiaCorp network in 2017
HANS JØRGEN KRABBENHØFT
HANS JØRGEN KRABBENHØFTAARHUS (DENMARK)
• Mr. Krabbenhoeft is a State Authorized Public Accountant,
experienced international CFO and finance executive with a demonstrated history of working in the investment management industry
• Skilled in M&A, Cash Flow, Accounting, Shared Services, Internal Controls, and Management
• Strong finance professional graduated from CBS, London Business School and IMD (International Institute for Management Development) – Business Programs
• Former CFO positions at blue chip companies such as MHI VESTAS Offshore Wind, ARLA foods or Per Aarsleff
• Joined the AsiaCorp network in 2018

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

Represented in:

Aarhus, Copenhagen, London, Oslo, Thessaloniki, Dubai, Singapore, Mumbai, New Delhi, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Melbourne