The American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong is one of the largest American Chambers outside the US, the largest international chamber in Hong Kong and the most dynamic and influential international business organization in the Asia-Pacific region.
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AmCham invites you to join us for our Apparel, Footwear & Supply Chain Committee Meeting on Nov 22nd (08:00 - 09:30) hosted by CFL Enterprise Ltd.
We are also excited to welcome
Colin Browne, former COO of Under Armour (and former Chair of the AFS Committee, AmCham HK) to share an update and provide a platform for discussion on the current state and future outlook of the industry.
This meeting will also be a great opportunity to connect before the end of the year, and to discuss, brainstorm and share the planning for the committee as we look forward to 2024.
Agenda November 22, 2023 Main Schedule
8:00 AM - 8:10 AM
Committee kickoff and Co-Chair introductions
8:10 AM - 8:55 AM
A conversation with Colin Browne, former AFS Committee Chair and outgoing COO of Under Armour
8:55 AM - 9:10 AM
New member intros and announcements
9:10 AM - 9:30 AM
Survey analysis, 2024 events calendar and call for steerco participants
Speakers Colin Browne Former COO of Under Armour (Former AFS Committee Chair) Sally Peng Senior Managing Director of FTI Consulting (Hong Kong) Limited
Colin Browne was the Interim Chief Executive Officer of Under Armour, Inc. (UA) (NYSE: UAA; $5.7B Revenue), one of the world’s top sportswear brands. He also served as UA’s Chief Operating Officer and was an integral part of the company’s successful transformation, which strengthened corporate culture and restored revenue and EPS growth. Colin is credited with modernizing UA’s direct-to-consumer model and digital go-to-market strategy. The improved supply chain capabilities he implemented have enabled the company to amplify profit margins and operating efficiency despite recent global supply challenges.
Colin joined UA in 2016 and led the transformation of its sourcing, planning, global distribution, and logistics functions. He was subsequently promoted to COO, overseeing supply chain, global planning, sustainability, information technology, enterprise data management, go-to-market strategy, distribution, and corporate social responsibility. He further unlocked value by leveraging data from the company’s digital offerings, and his contributions have optimized the value chain and significantly improved bottom-line performance. In 2022 Colin was asked step in as Interim CEO, a role he fulfilled for 9 months. A uniquely well-rounded global business leader, Colin has held CEO, COO, supply chain, brand, and international P&L management roles at several highly regarded apparel and footwear companies. Prior to joining UA, he was the Managing Director of Asia Sourcing for V.F. Corporation (NYSE: VFC; $10.9B Revenue). Over his 40 year career, Colin also spent time with Li & Fung, Pentland group, Reebok International and Bally Shoes. In addition, Colin has served on a number of boards and associations including two terms as Chair of the America Apparel & Footwear Association. He also served as Chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce Apparel & Footwear Committee during his time in Hong Kong.
Sally has extensive experience advising public-listed companies on their complex encryption programs under US and Hong Kong laws. She also advises several China-based clients regarding US sanctions regulations and has performed on-site impact analysis. In addition, she works closely with her clients’ legal, procurement and logistics teams to build best-in-class Export Control and Sanction compliance programs. Her industry coverage includes banks, telecommunications, national defense contractors, heavy machinery, and research universities. Sally has been a trusted advisor for many MNCs on their international trade and customs issues. She served as team leader for several global retailers in large-scale customs duty-saving projects in over ten Asian countries. She also assisted multiple Asia-based companies in defending antidumping and countervailing cases with US Department of Commerce and US Customs and Border Protection (CBP). During the on-going US-China trade war, Sally is sought after by her clients to advise them on mitigating strategies against US section 301 and 232 retaliation tariffs, free trade agreements, trade preference programmes and country of origin issues. Her industry coverage includes apparel, footwear, handbag & leather goods, hardline goods and consumer electronics. Sally takes her passion for international trade beyond individual companies, having participated in negotiations of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), as well as serving as a key member on numerous trade missions, including to Vietnam, Cambodia, Bangladesh, and various African countries. She is also highly involved in the AmCham HK, as Co-Chair of the Apparel, Footwear & Supply Chain Committee. She is also a Senior Advisor to the Hong Kong General Chamber of Textiles. Cancellation Policy Cancellations must be provided in writing to: firstname.lastname@example.org at least seven working days prior to in-house events. Registrations for events held outside the AmCham HK office are non-cancellable and non-refundable. No-shows will be charged. When Typhoon 8 (or above) or Black Rainstorm Signal is hoisted, all events will be canceled Welcome to Glue Up. We are upgrading our password strength service in order to align with ISO27001 standards. Please take a moment to upgrade your password.
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