The digitalization of the world is ongoing. How can financial managers deal with the digital transformation that companies undergo in China and around the globe? How does e-commerce and big data impact financial controlling? How does the digitalization of the economy generate new opportunities and challenges for financial managers to create value, minimize costs and increase efficiency in the company? Join us to discuss these and other questions from a finance point-of-view.

FBCS is co-hosting this event with SwissCham and BritCham.


  • 18:30 - 19:00: Registration
  • 19:00 - 20:30:
  • Introduction of topic 1: E-Commerce and big data - What is the impact on financial controlling
  • Panel discussion and Q&A
  • Introduction of topic 2: Digital Transformation – Where does the journey go and what is the impact on finance today?
  • Panel discussion and Q&A
  • Closing statements
  • 20:30 - 21:30: Light Dinner & Networking

PRICE: Participation Fee for this event is 250 RMB for Members and 400 RMB for Non-Members. The price includes a light dinner.

REGISTRATION: Registration is required to confirm a seat. You may register by replying to fbcs@fbcs.fi until Monday, September 17, 2018 or as long as there are seats available. Registration is binding and no-shows will be charged RMB 200 unless cancelled before the end-of-day of the final registration date.

ELIGIBILITY: All of the employees of FBCS member companies can participate at our events with Membership privileges (discounted price, access to member only events). Please do not hesitate to forward this event invitation to your colleagues.


  • Prabhakar Gopalan (CFO at Kuehne + Nagel North Asia Pacific Region)

    Prabhakar Gopalan

    CFO at Kuehne + Nagel North Asia Pacific Region

    Prabhakar Gopalan is the CFO of Kuehne + Nagel North Asia Pacific Region in charge of Finance, Procurement and the Shared Service Center. He is with the company for the last 19 years. Previously he was CFO for South and Central America Region based in Santiago. Prabhakar also served as CFO for KN Brazil and Mexico.

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  • Andreas Hunziker (CFO at Lindt & Sprüngli China)

    Andreas Hunziker

    CFO at Lindt & Sprüngli China

    Andreas Hunziker is the CFO of Lindt & Sprüngli (China) Ltd. and in charge of finance, supply chain, IT and strategic business development. Prior to joining Lindt, he worked at PwC Zurich in Switzerland as a Swiss Certified Public Accountant for 6 years. Lindt & Sprüngli is the Swiss premium chocolatier and confectionery company which’s history dates back to the year 1845. The Chinese subsidiary in Shanghai was founded in 2012 and the business expansion as well as the strong focus on E-Commerce is an ideal foundation to use digital transformation to create value for all stakeholders.

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  • Stephan Weiss (VP Finance at Roche China)

    Stephan Weiss

    VP Finance at Roche China

    Mr. Stephan Weiss is in charge of finance, business development, procurement and event management excellence. Roche Group founded the China site in 1994 and is the market leader in key areas of oncology, virology, and transplant. Roche leads large multinational pharmaceutical companies in China in establishing a complete value chain in pharmaceuticals comprising R&D, manufacturing and marketing.

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