Webinar: Preparing for COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution in APAC

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Alcott Global will be hosting a webinar entitled, “Preparing for COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution in APAC” on the 15th of December, 4:00 PM SGT. With the recent development of the COVID-19 vaccine, one question is prevalent in everyone’s mind, “How will the distribution of the vaccine work? What are the standards and setups needed?”

Currently, more than 250 potential COVID-19 vaccines are being developed worldwide. The estimated number of vaccine doses that would need to be delivered to all corners of the world within two years is around ten billion. Some logistics companies estimate the need for 15 million deliveries in cooling boxes, 200,000 movements by pallet shippers, and 15,000 flights across the various supply chain setups.

In this webinar, we will expand more on this topic and get insights from professionals in the industry. Joining as panelists are Tom Vanmolkot, EVP Distribution and Client Services at Zuellig Pharma​, Daniel Chee Chung Wong, Vice President, Strategy, Planning & Engineering (Cargo Services) at SATS, Michael Culme-Seymour, Advisor at World Health Organization, and Lim Ching Kiat, Managing Director of Air Hub Development Changi Airport Group. Some of the main topics that we will tackle include how the key supply chain players are preparing for the vaccine distribution, the biggest challenges and unknowns so far, how to mitigate the latter, and how the APAC region will solve distribution challenges. 

Learn more about the webinar here. https://www.alcottglobal.com/webinar-preparing-for-covid-19-vaccine-distribution-in-apac/

About the Panelists:

Tom Vanmolkot

Member of the Executive Management Team, his role covers P&L responsibility for North Asia Area (KR, TW, HK/MC, SIN) and SouthEast Asia Area (TH, MY/BN, VN, CAM, MM), as well as direct responsibility for Clinical Reach, Data Analytics and functional responsibility for Client Development, Operations, Technology, and Quality Assurance.  

Daniel Chee Chung Wong

Extensive experience across supply chain, transportation and aerospace industries spanning across business P&L management, operations, engineering, business development, strategic planning, investment management and procurement functions. Possess in-depth knowledge of the aviation industry and good knowledge of financial evaluations and business planning. Extensive working experience in public listed companies. Strong leadership and interpersonal skills with extensive working experience in multi-cultural & multi-functional teams. 

Michael Culme-Seymour

Currently supporting the WHO in the Western Pacific Regional with a focus on Emergency supply chain logistics strategy and ensuring that urgent vital medical supplies and diagnostic equipment are securely distributed to meet the Covid-19 response. A proven leader with international companies within Asia, driving business development, strategic planning, M&A pre and post integration, innovation, and societal leadership. Provides strategic planning for companies in the Asia Pacific region, providing experience-based consultative advice. 30 years of pharmaceutical & clinical trial supply chain logistics, airline, express, post, logistics, direct marketing experience in senior management, key account sales, and start-up capacity.

Lim Ching Kiat

Lim Ching Kiat is the Managing Director, Air Hub Development in Changi Airport Group. He oversees Airline Development, Passenger Development, Air Hub Strategy, and Cargo & Logistics Divisions. His key responsibilities are to partner with airlines, tourism, and logistics players to grow Changi Airport’s passenger and cargo traffic and network.

About the Host:

Radu Palamariu

Radu Palamariu is leading the team in Asia-Pacific as Managing Director. He is the Practice Head for Global Logistics & Supply Chain.

Radu’s job is to connect you with global experts, thought leaders, and executives in all things supply chain. He does his best to pick their brain on Supply Chain and Logistics leading-edge technologies, leadership stories, and personal success habits.

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