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NBAS AGM and Breakfast Talk 31 March with Magnus Grimeland, Co-Founder of Zalora

News   •   Feb 28, 2017 11:59 SGT

We are pleased to invite you to the NBAS Annual General Meeting 2017, followed by a Breakfast Talk by the successful Norwegian entrepreneur Mr. Magnus Grimeland, Group Chief Operating Officer of Global Fashion Group and Co-Founder of ZALORA.

Digitalization is a disruptive factor that all companies need to be aware of in order to succeed and stay competitive in a fast moving market. Mr. Grimeland will talk about Digitalization in South East Asia - a highly relevant and important topic across industries.

Sign up for this talk to listen to Mr. Grimelands fascinating and informative story about building ZALORA into South East Asia's (SEA) largest fashion e-commerce company. He will also share with us the key pillars of building a successful digital business in SEA. In this context, he will share his reflections on the fast growing SEA economy and where the opportunities and challenges will be. 

As Co-Founder and Regional Managing Director of ZALORA, Mr. Grimeland was responsible for building and overall coordination of the ZALORA Group in SEA. After the ZALORA acquisition by Global Fashion Group (GFG), Mr. Grimeland is now the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of GFG and responsible for Group activities across all core markets in 27 countries in Asia, the Americas, Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Oceania.

Mr. Grimeland is educated at Harvard University. Prior to ZALORA, Mr. Grimeland was with McKinsey & Company for 6 years leaving as Junior Partner, working across North America, Europe and Asia in the global Telco, Media and High-Tech industries.

Before this Mr. Grimeland served within the Royal Norwegian Navy Special Operations (Navy Seals). Mr. Grimeland completed his High School at the United World College of the Atlantic in Wales.

The programme will be as follows:

  • 08:30 Registration starts
  • 08:40 AGM
  • 09:00 Guest speaker Mr. Magnus Grimeland, Group Chief Operating Officer of Global Fashion Group

When: Friday 31 March 2017

Where: The Fullerton Hotel, Ballroom 3, Lower Lobby, One Fullerton Square

Time: 08:30 AM – 10:00 AM

Fee: NBAS Members: SGD 40 / Non-members: SGD 60

For registration please click here

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