International Executive Forums

How multinational CEOs, CFOs and HRDs can build more successful local operations

Challenges of running global operations in local markets

Leaders of multinational subsidiaries operating in APAC face the unique challenges of operating both locally and globally at the same time, creating the paradox of more accountability with less control. Specific issues include:

  • Expectation of globally consistent pricing
  • Disregard for cultural and language variances
  • Lack of infrastructure and/or investment for test-market effectiveness
  • Lack of appropriate investment in innovation
  • Being perceived as a poacher of talent
  • Out-of-sync budgeting based on the Northern Hemisphere cycle 

How can International Executive Forums help you?

Being a member of the International Executive Forums positively influences operational performance, professional excellence and personal fulfillment. Each Forum for CEOs, CFOs and HRDs is dedicated to connecting and informing leaders of multinational subsidiaries, and enabling them to build even more successful local operations.

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