Distinguished Speaker Luncheon with Karen Reddington, President, FedEx Express Asia Pacific

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Distinguished Speaker Luncheon with Karen Reddington, President, FedEx Express Asia Pacific

Please email yammie@britcham.com for more information

E-Commerce, Online Shopping and Delivering in the Digital Age

Please note the room has been changed to the Tianshan & Lushan Room on Level 5, the venue location remains the same. 

Asia has one of the fastest growing e-commerce markets, with the region's consumers among the most digital savvy in the world. This exponential growth in online shopping means increased connectivity for all, but those market gains are still held back by onerous customs regulations and inefficient supply chain infrastructure in many emerging markets in Asia. How has the market disruption that is e-commerce today changed business strategy for the express and logistics industry? And how can international air express disrupt its own business model to provide innovative services, boost cross-border facilitation of goods and ensure speedy and efficient 'last mile' delivery?

Karen Reddington, President, FedEx Express Asia Pacific, will look at disruption in this brave new delivery world, how traditional shippers are rising to a new set of challenges, and why a positive customer experience still remains a key differentiator in the highly competitive market.

About the speaker


Karen Reddington is President of Asia Pacific Division of FedEx Express, the world’s largest express transportation company. In this role, which Dr. Reddington took up in January 2015, she heads up Asia Pacific from its headquarters in Hong Kong. The Asia Pacific Division comprises three regions: North Pacific, based in Tokyo; China, based in Shanghai; and South Pacific, based in Singapore.

Karen Reddington is responsible for leading the FedEx business across the region, including overall planning and implementation of corporate strategies and operations across 30 countries and territories with more than 18,000 employees.

Karen Reddington began her career with FedEx Express in 1997 as an Operations Research Advisor in Hong Kong. In 2002, she was promoted to the position of Managing Director, Network Planning. She served as Managing Director of Planning and Engineering in 2007, where she led the successful rollout of the FedEx operations optimisation initiative as well as quality and service initiatives across the region. Most recently, Ms.Reddington was Regional Vice President of FedEx Express in South Pacific. She served in that role between 2011 and 2014, based in Singapore. She is a three-time recipient of the prestigious FedEx Five Star Award for her outstanding contributions to the business. 

Karen Reddington is currently a member of the Executive Committee of Junior Achievement Hong Kong. Ms. Reddington holds a Ph.D. in operations research from The London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London.

This event is part of the Logistics and Maritime Weeks (LMW), which takes place during the month of the Asian Logistics and Maritime Conference (ALMC). Event participants are entitled to 50% discount on admission to the ALMC Exhibition on 17 - 18 November (offer expires on 28 Oct). You will receive the discount code in your event confirmation email. To register for the ALMC, please go to http://www.almc.hk/en/part_details.html.

Member $ 620.00 HKD
Non-Member $ 700.00 HKD
Table of 10 $ 6,200.00 HKD
  • Reservations in advanced are required. Please consider your booking confirmed unless notified otherwise.
  • Business Attire is required. No jeans or sports shoes.
  • Cancellations must be made in writing 24 hours prior to the event. No shows will be charged.
  • This event is closed to the media.
  • The event will be cancelled if the No.8 Typhoon signal or the Black Rain Storm warning is in force.
  • For further information please email yammie@britcham.com
  • Please make cheques payable to: "The British Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong" & send it to Room 1201 Emperor Group Centre, 288 Hennessy Road, Hong Kong

Distinguished Speaker Luncheon with Karen Reddington, President, FedEx Express Asia Pacific

Thu, November 12, 2015
12:30 PM - 02:00 PM

Karen Reddington, President, FedEx Express Asia Pacific

Tianshan & Lushan Room, Level 5, Island Shangri-La Hong Kong, Pacific Place, Supreme Court Road
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