Pilar Dieter serves as Chief Representative and Managing Partner for Solidiance, Asia’s premier strategy consulting firm leading North Asian operations from their Shanghai office. Headquartered in Singapore with offices
in China, Indonesia, India, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, U.A.E., and Vietnam, Solidiance serves Fortune 1000 Global MNCs focused in 3 specific verticals: Industrial, Technology and Healthcare.
Pilar has served as an advisor to clients seeking process improvements and growth opportunities
for the past 17 years. She has advised multinational companies such as BASF, Baxter, Parker
Hannifin, Caterpillar, GE and Rockwell Automation.
Based between California and Asia, Pilar was based in China for over 11 years, with previous postings in Kuala Lumpur, the UK and across Asia Pacific, Pilar has worked with leading MNCs in expanding their global footprint in emerging markets through both supply chain initiatives as well as market expansion programs. Frequently sought out as a market expert on China and Asian related trade matters, Pilar is a frequent panelist and speaker at emerging markets and global trade conferences and widely published in various media including the Wall Street Journal, Shanghai Business Review, Shanghai Daily, China Economic Review, the Financial Times, the South China Morning Post and Supply Chain Quarterly. Following her time at Accenture Consulting, she led Professional Services and Product Strategy divisions in the Silicon Valley. Pilar graduated from the University of California at Los Angeles, she holds an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and in 2013 served as a Governor on The American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai’s Board of Governors.