In conversation with business leaders in Asia: Supply chain resiliency in consumer and retail

Against the backdrop of the global pandemic, HSBC and Deloitte Consulting hosted a series of three virtual roundtables to understand how supply chains have been affected across different industries and how they might evolve going forward.  

In this first episode, hear from business leaders in the consumer and retail sector as they discuss the challenges faced as well as insights on how they are navigating the new normal:

  • Part 1: Consumer and retail
  • Part 2: Industrials
  • Part 3: Shipping and logistics

The Panel

Aamir Mehdi
Director Supply Chain - Global Consumer & Foodservice

Apurva Gupta
Head of Procurement APAC

Harm-Jan Meijer
Head of Sourcing and Procurement Asia Pacific

Boy Kester (Facilitator)
Strategy, Growth & Innovation – Consumer
Deloitte Consulting, Singapore

Winfield Wong (Moderator)
Regional Head of Business Development
Global Trade and Receivables Finance
Asia-Pacific, HSBC

Discussion Highlights

00:00 – Introductions by HSBC and Deloitte

04:23 – Changing customer behavior and reactions

16:36 – Impact on business operating models

25:50 – Key supply chain disruptions and responses

35:03 – Looking forward: Threats and opportunities, strategic initiatives, and countering current and future threats

49:45 – Building resilience into supply chains

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