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Post China Mission Masterclass: How to realise the China opportunity, insights from Business Leaders'

10 October 2012

Melbourne Sofitel Hotel, Fitzroy Ballroom

A special ACBC event on how to follow up and capitalise on opportunities from the September 2012 China Mission. A unique opportunity to learn from, and network with,  business leaders who have achieved success and to share ideas and contacts with other Mission participants.

In collaboration with the Department of Business and Innovation, Victorian Government

Speakers included:
  • Han Ruixiang, General Manager, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) in Australia
    ICBC is the world’s largest bank with over AUD 200 Billion in market capitalisation. Mr Han will talk about how banks can assist you in your engagement with China and China business.

  • Andrew Bassat, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, SEEK Limited which has majority ownership of Zhaopin. Zhaopin is one of China's leading online recruitment services providers and after SEEK’s initial investment in 2006, Zhaopin has developed into an outstanding success story of foreign investment into China
  • Anthony Fasso, Chief Executive Officer, International & Head of Global Clients, AMP Capital
    AMP Capital recently succeeded in being one of the very few foreign companies appointed by the USD 200 Billion Chinese National Social Security Fund to manage part of its fund

  • George Wang, Executive Chairman, AIMS Financial Group and Founder of Asia Pacific Exchange (APX)
    George Wang founded AIMS Financial Group and the Asia Pacific Exchange with significant China links including development of a funds management business in China and a new stock exchange aimed at attracting Chinese capital

  • Jason YEAP AM, Managing Director, Mering Corporation, Board Member of National Gallery of Victoria
    Mering Corporation is a private group based in Melbourne which has successfully developed and launched a new consumer product business in China

  • Grant Dooley, Co-Head Asia, Hastings Funds Management
    Grant Dooley is the former Consul General to Guangzhou China, expert in stakeholder management and strategic communication

  • Doug Ferguson, Partner in Charge, Australia China Business Practice, KPMG
    Doug Ferguson on “Due Diligence in China: Lessons learnt and what to look out for

Follow up opportunities from the Mission and Networking
In addition, Mission Workstream Leaders spoke about specific opportunities arising from the Mission.
Moderated and Chaired by:
Jason Chang, President of ACBC Victoria, and Managing Director and CEO, EMR Capital
Toni Feddersen, Executive Director, ACBC Victoria