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  • Kawal PreetPresident,
    Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa, FedEx Express
    Kawal started out as an engineer at FedEx over 27 years ago. She’s now the President of FedEx Express AMEA and is based in Singapore.

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    Anthony LeungManaging Director,
    Hong Kong and Macau, FedEx Express
    Since joining FedEx in 1996, Anthony has worked in engineering and operations management roles, overseeing infrastructure development for Hong Kong and the Greater China region. He’s also managed operations in several major cities in North China, where he led the planning and execution of strategies surrounding the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. Anthony is now based in Hong Kong.

  • Author - Audrey Cheong

    Audrey CheongVice President, Operations
    Southeast Asia, FedEx Express
    Audrey joined FedEx in 1998 and was based in Shanghai before settling in Singapore. Audrey has studied in Australia and California and is Chairperson of FedEx Women’s Network (FWN), a network focused on reinforcing a positive working environment for women in Singapore.

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    Eddy Chan Head of China,
    Senior Vice President, FedEx Express
    Since joining FedEx in 1985, Eddy has taken on diverse roles across the mid-Pacific region including Hong Kong, China and Taiwan. Whilst managing the dynamic China market, Eddy supports FedEx China’s role in global economic development, acting as consultant to trade organizations and acting professor in universities. Raised in Hong Kong, Eddy is now based in Shanghai.

  • Ee-Hui TanManaging Director,
    Vietnam and Cambodia Operations, FedEx Express
    Ee-Hui Tan joined FedEx in Malaysia in 2008 as an engineer. She is now responsible for FedEx operations in Vietnam and Cambodia. Prior to assuming the role as Managing Director, she has held multiple leadership positions in Malaysia and Singapore.

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    Eric TanManaging Director,
    Singapore, FedEx Express
    Eric joined FedEx in 2001 as a Senior Manager in Operations and is now Managing Director for the Singapore region. He is based in Singapore and is also responsible for South Pacific Regional Hub operations there.

  • Author - Eun-Mi Chae

    Eun-Mi ChaeManaging Director,
    Korea, FedEx Express
    Based in Seoul, Eun-Mi joined FedEx in 1989, and has over 30 years experience in express shipping and airlines. She is also Vice Chairman of AMCHAM.

  • Garrick ThompsonManaging Director,
    Indonesia, FedEx Express
    Garrick began his career with FedEx in New Zealand in 2007. Since then, he has held multiple roles in the Philippines, and now heads Indonesia operations overseeing corporate strategy. Garrick is based in Jakarta.

  • Author - Hardy Diec

    Hardy DiecManaging Director,
    IndoChina, FedEx Express
    Hardy is responsible for FedEx operations in Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia, and has over 20 years experience in the Asian logistics industry. Hardy is an executive member of EuroCham and DutchAm Vietnam and CAPEC Vietnam.

  • Kami ViswanathanSenior Vice President Operations,
    Middle East,Indian Subcontinent and Africa,
    FedEx Express
    Kami Viswanathan leads the operations of FedEx in more than 65 countries. Before joining FedEx, Kami co-founded Lumina Datamatics, a leading provider of educational content and technology solutions and work4.0 capital, a cross border investment firm focusing on the future of learning and work. With diverse experience across consulting, entrepreneurship, and investing, Kami also serves on several not-for-profit boards. She is based in Mumbai.

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    Kei Alan KubotaManaging Director, Operations,
    Japan, FedEx Express
    Kei Alan Kubota joined FedEx in 2018 as Manager, Planning & Engineering, Japan. Before joining FedEx, he held positions at global companies for more than 13 years in the manufacturing, energy and aviation sectors. Alan is based in Tokyo.

  • Author - Masamichi Ujiie

    Masamichi UjiieSenior Vice President
    of Operations,
    North and South Pacific, FedEx Express
    Originally from Hokkaido, Japan, Masamichi joined FedEx in 1992 as an engineer. He is now responsible for corporate strategy and operations in more than 30 markets. He’s based in Hong Kong.

  • Author - Michael Chu

    Michael ChuManaging Director,
    Taiwan, FedEx Express
    As the Managing Director of FedEx Express Taiwan, Michael has extensive experience in Operations, Customer Technology and Customs. An Aeronautical Engineering graduate, Michael is a keen enthusiast of emergent tech and innovation. He’s been with FedEx since 2006 and is based in Taiwan.

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    Mohamad SayeghVice President, Planning & Engineering,
    Latin America and Caribbean, FedEx Express
    Mohamad began his career with FedEx Express in 1988. A four-time recipient of the FedEx Five Star Award, Mohamad has held many regional roles across the Middle East and Africa regions as well as India.
    He is based in the United States.

  • Natasha ParmanandManaging Director,
    Sub-Sahara Africa - Middle East, Indian subcontinent, and Africa,
    FedEx Express
    Natasha is a member of the FedEx Board in Africa and an admitted attorney and trademark practitioner with 18 years’ experience in legal advisory roles across various industry sectors including logistics, healthcare, consulting, and technology in South Africa and throughout the African continent. She has extensive experience in pharmaceutical, forensic, compliance, and taxation matters and large multinational companies.

    Natasha is based in Johannesburg.

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    Peter LangleyVice President, Australasia,
    FedEx Express
    Peter Langley is responsible for driving business strategy and operations in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands.
    Peter has over 35 years of experience in logistics and consumer goods and has led various business units in Australia, Indonesia, North Asia and Greater China.
    Peter lives in Sydney, Australia.

  • Salil ChariSenior Vice President, Marketing & Customer Experience,
    Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa (AMEA), FedEx Express
    Before stepping into his role as Senior VP of Marketing & Customer Experience, Salil served in other leadership positions in Asia Pacific, Latin America & Caribbean.
    He is a four-time recipient of the FedEx Five Star Award, a significant recognition bestowed on employees who demonstrate leadership, creativity, superior performance & distinguished efforts in support of FedEx customers.
    Salil is based in Hong Kong.

  • Author - SC Chong

    SC ChongManaging Director,
    Malaysia, FedEx Express
    SC Chong joined FedEx in Malaysia in 1998. With a strong sales background, he has also worked at TNT and studied in the USA and UK. SC is based in Kuala Lumpur.

  • Suvendu ChoudhuryVice President, Operations
    India, FedEx Express
    Suvendu is responsible for FedEx operations in India. He has held multiple leadership positions in operations and sales before assuming the role as Vice President in 2023. Based in Mumbai, Suvendu also serves as a Board Member of Express Industry Council of India and the US-India Aviation Cooperation Program.

  • Taarek HinediVice President,
    Middle East and Africa Operations, FedEx Express
    Taarek is responsible for the air and ground operations in the Middle East and Africa region. Having previously spent 12 years as Managing Director, FedEx Express in India and a key member of the Express Industry Council of India (EICI), he has been instrumental in representing the Indian logistics and express industries. Taarek is now based in Dubai.

  • Author - Karen Reddington

    Karen ReddingtonRegional President of Europe,
    FedEx Express
    President of FedEx Express Asia Pacific for 5 years, Karen is now the FedEx Express President of Europe and CEO of TNT. Karen is based in the Netherlands.

Other Contributors


  • Author - Dato’ Chevy Beh

    Dato’ Chevy BehFounder,
    A Forbes contributor and former analyst, Chevy is the founder of Book Doc, a platform connecting healthcare patients and providers. He is an expert on healthcare in Asia Pacific and is based in Singapore.

  • Author - Dario Heymann

    Dr Dario HeymannChief Research Officer,
    Galen Growth
    Dario is founding member and Chief Research Officer of Galen Growth. Dario leads the development of Galen Growth's digital health analytics platform HealthTech Alpha, research and market intelligence and is a regular contributor of thought leadership on the future of health in Asia.

  • Dennis-Velasco

    Dennis VelascoCEO & Founder, ProspernaFeatured on CNN Philippines', "The Final Pitch", Dennis is a technology evangelist on a mission to empower 100,000 Philippine SMEs with a simple, affordable e-commerce software platform, Prosperna.

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    Hugh KohCo-founder,
    Pestle & Mortar Clothing
    Hugh is the co-founder and Chief Vision Officer of Southeast Asian streetwear brand Pestle & Mortar Clothing. A fashion retailer and entrepreneur, Hugh lives in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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    Julien de SalaberryCEO, Galen GrowthJulien is the CEO and co-founder of Galen Growth, and a global leader in digital health intelligence, serving Fortune 500 corporations and institutional investors. Julien is also a regular host and speaker on health tech, innovation and disruption.

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    Kaii LimCEO and Chief Executive Officer of CLEF SkincareKaii Lim is the co-founder and CEO of CLEF Skincare, a Malaysian skincare brand that is dedicated to meet various skincare needs. Founded in 2019, CLEF has expanded across the United States, Europe and Intra-Asia including China, Hong Kong and Singapore.

  • Kargo TechnologiesIndonesia’s largest B2B trucking platformKargo Technologies is one of the largest B2B trucking platforms in Indonesia. With a network of over 80,000 trucks, the platform aims to make freight logistics more efficient and transparent for businesses across the country.

  • Lennise Ng

    Lennise NgCEO and Cofounder of DropeeLennise founded Dropee, a a B2B eCommerce solution provider, in 2017 to enable Malaysian businesses to buy and sell in bulk, offering a platform to connect suppliers with wholesale customers. Lennise is also a United Nations eTrade for Women Advocate in Southeast Asia and has been recognized on Tatler’s Gen. T list for her work as a young business leader.

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    Net SupatravanijCo-founder, ilaNet is a UN Women speaker and co-founder of Ila, a social enterprise helping businesses and start ups achieve gender equality in the workplace. Originally from Bangkok, Net now lives in London.

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    Nurul ZulkifliCEO and Creative Director of MimpikitaNurul Zulkifli is the CEO and Creative Director of Mimpikita, a contemporary modest fashion brand that began as a fashion blogshop in 2008. She is a self-taught fashion entrepreneur, who credits her fashion sense to growing up in a creative household with strong fashion and artistic influences that helped her appreciate the craft.

  • Olivia Cotes-JamesFounder and CEO at LUÜNAOlivia is a leading menstrual equity educator and has been recognized as Forbes 30 Under 30 Class of 2021, Asia Femtech Influencer of the Year 2023 and Cartier Women's Impact Fellow 2023. She is based in Hong Kong.

  • Paul LockFounder
    Pan Asia Metals
    Paul is the Founder and Managing Director of Pan Asia Metals, an Australian battery metals and lithium mining company. Paul’s expertise lies in the lithium battery production industry across Southeast Asia. He is based in Sydney.

  • Percy HungCEO and Co-Founder,
    Choco Up
    Percy Hung is an entrepreneur and investor based in Singapore. He co-founded revenue-based financing platform Choco Up, where he leads the sales, marketing and business strategy. Before becoming a founder, he studied aerospace engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology and worked as a product engineer for various MNCs.

  • Rhea Mazumdar Singhal

    Rhea Mazumdar SinghalCEO & Founder of EcowareRhea Singhal is the founder and CEO of Ecoware, India’s first and largest sustainable packaging company. Due to her pioneering work in transforming the environmental impact of India’s packaging industry, Rhea has been appointed a World Economic Forum ‘Young Global Leader’, and commended with The Nari Shakti Puraskar, the highest civilian honour for women in India.

  • Author - Robert Stockdill

    Robert StockdillDirector of Content,
    Inside Retail Asia
    A cloud-based writer with a passion for design and digital communications, Robert has written about the retail industry for more than 20 years, with a special focus on Southeast Asia.

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    Robin TeurlingsCEO & Founder,
    The Startup Buddy
    Robin Teurlings is the CEO and Founder of The Startup Buddy, a building and fundraising platform supporting 2500 entrepreneurs and 1250 investors in 100 countries.

  • Ted ChenCo-Founder and CEO of Evercomm SingaporeTed Chen founded Evercomm in 2013. He has also received the Nanyang Outstanding Young Alumni Award from Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Tatler Asia's Social Impact Award, World Cities Summit Young Leader and Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia List.