AmCham Shanghai Suzhou Center is pleased to invite Kent Kedl, Senior Partner of Control Risks Greater China and North Asia region to talk about the impact of COVID-19 on local businesses in Suzhou area and how to coordinate more efficiently with your headquarters during the difficult period on May 8, 9:00a.m.-10:30a.m.

The talk will cover issues concerning:

  • Current global situation and outlook
  • The impact of COVID-19 on the key industries in Suzhou
  • The challenges to the coordination between Chinese subsidiaries and their global headquarters and other regional branches
  • The areas where future opportunities will lay

Please submit your questions to jane.yang@amcham-shanghai.org before COB of May 6, 17:00


  • 9:00-9:30 networking
  • 9:30-10:15 presentation
  • 10:15-10:30 Q&A


Please Bring your ID or Passport for registration at the gate of Modern Media Building (Not the Hilton one, it is Guangdian Building)



  • Kent Kedl (Senior Partner at Control Risks Greater China and North Asia region)

    Kent Kedl

    Senior Partner at Control Risks Greater China and North Asia region

    Kent Kedl is a Partner in Control Risks, Greater China and North Asia. He is responsible for Control Risks’ practices across mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, the Koreas and Mongolia. He has worked in Asia since the early 1980s.

    Kent has consulted with multi-national and Asian corporations on a range of risk and strategy issues, such as M&A and organic growth strategy, crisis management and operational business controls, and strategic and organisational development programs. Kent has particular expertise in the Asia-Pacific healthcare, food and beverage, and consumer products sectors.

    Formerly, Kent was responsible for the Compliance, Forensics and Intelligence practice throughout Asia-Pacific. Prior to joining Control Risks, Kent was general manager and co-owner of Technomic Asia, a market strategy consulting firm.

    Kent has worked as a journalist and is a frequent contributor to Asia-based media outlets. The co-author of The China Ready Company (2006, China Pathways) he writes and produces The Talking Monkey, a blog and podcast on living as a foreigner in China.

    Kent has a bachelor’s in English and a master’s in East Asian studies from the University of Minnesota. He also completed graduate studies in journalism and mass communication at the China Times Centre for Mass Media and Social Studies.

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Member Ticket (for card-holding members and member company employees)
Standard Price Free
Non-member Ticket
Standard Price RMB 500


AmCham Shanghai Suzhou Center Office

Room 2236, 22F Suzhou Modern Media Plaza
#265 Suzhou Avenue East
Suzhou Industrial Park

SuzhouJiangsu, China

If you have any questions please contact Stephanie Sun

Contact Organizer

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Who can participate

General Managers from Manufacturing Industries