All Speakers articles – Page 2

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    Roberto Zavala
    VP Mexico Operations
    Wallenius Wilhelmsen Solutions

    Since joining WWL in 2007, Roberto has held a range of positions including Project and Commercial Manager for WWL Mexico and Global Commercial Strategy Manager, based in New Jersey and in Oslo, Norway. In 2014, he was given overall responsibility for WWL Operations ...

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    Flavio Batista
    VP Head of North America Sales
    Wallenius Wilhelmsen Ocean

    Flavio Batista is Head of North America Sales for Wallenius Wilhelmsen Ocean, a global enterprise focused on developing sustainable shipping and logistics solutions for manufacturers of cars, trucks, heavy equipment and specialized cargo. He is currently responsible for leading the Ocean commercial development and customer ...

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    Guillermo Rosales
    Director General Ajunto
    Mexican Association of Automotive Distributors (AMDA)

    Guillermo’s responsibilities at AMDA include coordination of lobbying activities, sectoral studies and public communications. In his role there, Guillermo has collaborated with the Mexican government, the authorities in Veracruz, the development bank Banrural and private sector companies. Initially a fisheries engineer, Guillermo holds a ...

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    Kevin Reed
    Vice-President of Supply Chain
    Royal Power Solutions

    He has more than 20 years’ experience in supply chain leadership at several automotive and non-automotive companies. Kevin has been part of three plant start-ups in Mexico, including Royal’s Querétaro, Mexico plant (opened in 2019) where it assembles automotive battery terminal systems, moulded plastic covers and ...

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    Antonio Zepeda Torres
    Director Comercial
    CSI Group

    Antonio, who graduated in international business and has a master’s degree in sales and marketing, has been part of the growth story at the Port of Veracruz over more than 15 years with the CSI Group. He has been responsible at the company for a ...

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    Hector Martinez
    Division Manager Export Sales & CBU Logistics
    Honda de México, SA de CV

    Hector, was born in México City, completed his studies in Actuary at Universidad Autonoma de México. He began his career in Seguros Monterrey in 1996 and was focused in Insurance Market for 12 years, his experience in this segment includes Developing the System for Insurance ...

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    Javier Quijano
    Senior Manager - Global Trade

    Javier Quijano is a Senior Manager in EY’s Global Trade practice based in Detroit. He has over 10 years experience in trade and compliance issues specifically for the automotive industry, managing trade related activities across multiple jurisdictions. An active leader in advising US and Mexican government and ...

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    Susanne Lehmann
    Senior Director Production
    North American Region

    After studying economic sciences at Universität Paderborn, Germany, and Universidad de Sevilla, Spain, Susanne finished her PhD in July 2002. In Nov. 1996, she started her professional career in Logistics Planning at Volkswagen de México, assuming her first management role in Logistics Planning at Shanghai Volkswagen in ...

  • Styles, Chris (600 x 400) - 17.12.19

    Chris Styles
    Senior Director
    Supply Chain Management Logistics
    Nissan North America

    Chris is responsible for finished vehicle logistics, inbound production parts logistics, service parts transportation, supplier packaging engineering and logistics strategy for Nissan North America, including Canada, the US and Mexico. He previously worked as Director of Logistics for Canada and the US in Nissan’s Supply Chain Management ...

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    Karl-Friedrich Koch
    VP Production Control, Logistics
    BMW Group Mexico

    Karl-Friedrich is a mechanical engineer by background and has worked for BMW since the mid 1990’s. He started in R&D production technology at the Fraunhofer-Institut Produktionstechnologie in Aachen, Germany. His first role at BMW was in production planning and operations for its AeroEngines division. He moved into ...

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    Christine Krathwohl
    VP Global Business Development


    Christine has over 25 years of experience in logistics, supply chain and purchasing and prior to joining FreightVerify held progressively responsible roles at Cooper Standard, Jack Cooper Holdings, General Motors and Ford. Christine, who has an executive master’s degree in business administration and a bachelor’s degree in ...