LIASE Group Hosts Automotive Executives Dinner on the Sidelines of the Shanghai Auto Show

Shanghai, China,  April 21, 2015

LIASE founders John Bucowicz, Vanessa Moriel, and Wolgang Doell pose for a photo in front of Shanghai’s iconic Oriental Pearl Tower.

Summary: LIASE Group invited 65 top automotive executives to their automotive executive dinner on the sidelines of the Shanghai Auto Show this past April. The event allowed LIASE Group to meet with their clients and partners in an informal setting.

Article: LIASE Group celebrated the Shanghai Auto Show by partnering with Automobile Produktion, CBU, and CCPIT to organize an exclusive private dinner with 65 top automotive executives on the 1st Press Day of the 2015 Shanghai Auto Show. The cocktail reception and dinner at The House of Roosevelt on the Bund allowed LIASE Group to meet with their clients and partners in an informal setting – leaving more room for earnest discussion and the creation of new relationships.

“Outsider sometimes don’t realize that the Automotive Industry is first and foremost a people driven industry,” said LIASE Group President Wolgang Doell. “By hosting this event in what has become one of the world’s most important automotive hub, we are creating more connections across the industry, and bringing value to our clients by helping them forge lasting relationships with key people working in the international automotive industry.”

The event was a great success, with automotive executives working for OEMs, international organizations, and suppliers mixing together throughout the evening. LIASE Board Members and country heads joined the discussion and shared their insights, all the while enjoying the sights offered by the Huangpu River outside the window.

Editors Notes:

The LIASE Group is a retained executive search and talent management consultancy, which specialises in the global automotive sector. We provide CEO and top management placements & succession expertise across multinational automotive suppliers. Our expertize is our in-depth understanding of conventional and unconventional automotive companies with sector expertise including OEM’s, importers, auto financing, auto leasing, auto dealers, private equity firms and tier 1 suppliers.

PR Contact: Vanessa Moriel, Managing Director Asia  (Tel: +852 2840 0406)
info@liase-group.com

Left to right : RAI Industry Platform, Chairman of the Board, Eddy van der Vorst;   PAC Group, CEO, Shah Firozzi; and, NJF – Cie Automotive China, Chairman of the Board, John Mack.

Left to right : RAI Industry Platform, Chairman of the Board, Eddy van der Vorst; PAC Group, CEO, Shah Firozzi; and, NJF – Cie Automotive China, Chairman of the Board, John Mack.

Opening remarks were delivered by RAI Industry Platform, Chairman of the Board, Eddy van der Vorst and LIASE Group, Managing Director Asia, Vanessa Moriel.

Opening remarks were delivered by RAI Industry Platform, Chairman of the Board, Eddy van der Vorst and LIASE Group, Managing Director Asia, Vanessa Moriel.

Left to right: LIASE Group, President, Wolfgang Doell; LIASE Group, Managing Director Americas, John Bukowicz; and PR Manager, Rita Tucunduva

Left to right: LIASE Group, President, Wolfgang Doell; LIASE Group, Managing Director Americas, John Bukowicz; and PR Manager, Rita Tucunduva

RAI Industry Platform, Chairman of the Board, Eddy van der Vorst standing wth European Association of Automotive Suppliers, Deputy C.E.O, Amalia Di Stefano.

RAI Industry Platform, Chairman of the Board, Eddy van der Vorst standing wth European Association of Automotive Suppliers, Deputy C.E.O, Amalia Di Stefano.

Jato (Shanghai) Consulting Co., Ltd., President Greater China, Keith Lomonson talking with JSC (Shanghai) Automotive Consulting Co., Ltd., Managing Director, Jochan Siebert.

Jato (Shanghai) Consulting Co., Ltd., President Greater China, Keith Lomonson talking with JSC (Shanghai) Automotive Consulting Co., Ltd., Managing Director, Jochan Siebert.

Left to right : LIASE Group, Managing Director Asia, Vanessa Moriel; Röechling Automotive, Chief Executive Officer, Erwin Doll; and, WKW Erbslöh Automotive GmbH, Managing Director, Günther Rahner.

Left to right : LIASE Group, Managing Director Asia, Vanessa Moriel; Röechling Automotive, Chief Executive Officer, Erwin Doll; and, WKW Erbslöh Automotive GmbH, Managing Director, Günther Rahner.

Global Automotive Forum, Secretary General, James Chai and LIASE Group, Managing Director, Vanessa Moriel.

Global Automotive Forum, Secretary General, James Chai and LIASE Group, Managing Director, Vanessa Moriel.

Left to right: TomTom Navigation Technology (China) Co., Ltd., Managing Director, Tjerk-Friso Roelfzema; PAC Group, Vice President Business Development Asia Pacific, Frank Chou; and, Ascend Capital Partners, CEO, Monita Mo.

Left to right: TomTom Navigation Technology (China) Co., Ltd., Managing Director, Tjerk-Friso Roelfzema; PAC Group, Vice President Business Development Asia Pacific, Frank Chou; and, Ascend Capital Partners, CEO, Monita Mo.

Left to right: LIASE Group, Managing Director Asia, Vanessa Moriel; Dr. Schneider Unternehmensgruppe, Global General Manager Sales & Marketing, Parag Shah; and, Navinfo Co., Ltd., General Manager & Director to Product Innovation, Pedro Flebes Cortez.

Left to right: LIASE Group, Managing Director Asia, Vanessa Moriel; Dr. Schneider Unternehmensgruppe, Global General Manager Sales & Marketing, Parag Shah; and, Navinfo Co., Ltd., General Manager & Director to Product Innovation, Pedro Flebes Cortez.

Left to right: LIASE Group, President, Wolfgang Doell; LIASE Group, Managing Director Americas, John Bukowicz; and, MI-Verlage moderne Industrie, Publishing Director, Stefan Waldeisen.

Left to right: LIASE Group, President, Wolfgang Doell; LIASE Group, Managing Director Americas, John Bukowicz; and, MI-Verlage moderne Industrie, Publishing Director, Stefan Waldeisen.

AWL Automation Welding and Cutting Equipment (Wuxi) Co., Ltd., General Manager,  Dr. Zhanqi Guo  and Delphi Automotive Systems (China) Holding Co., Ltd., Powertrain Systems, Delphi Diesel Systems, Deputy Chief Engineer Diesel China, Dr. Li Xiaolu.

AWL Automation Welding and Cutting Equipment (Wuxi) Co., Ltd., General Manager, Dr. Zhanqi Guo and Delphi Automotive Systems (China) Holding Co., Ltd., Powertrain Systems, Delphi Diesel Systems, Deputy Chief Engineer Diesel China, Dr. Li Xiaolu.

Triton Private Equity, Industrial Adviser, Anders Jonsson (left) and Lumileds, Sr. Director R&D Automotive, Dr. Peter Stolk.

Triton Private Equity, Industrial Adviser, Anders Jonsson (left) and Lumileds, Sr. Director R&D Automotive, Dr. Peter Stolk.

Dinner guests celebrate the evenign with a cheer!

Dinner guests celebrate the evenign with a cheer!

Left to right: LIASE Group, Managing Director Asia, Vanessa Moriel; TomTom Navigation Technology (China) Co., Ltd., Managing Director, Tjerk-Friso Roelfzema; Navinfo Co., Ltd., General Manager & Director to Product Innovation, Pedro Flebes Cortez; and, JSC (Shanghai) Automotive Consulting Co., Ltd., Managing Director, Jochan Siebert.

Left to right: LIASE Group, Managing Director Asia, Vanessa Moriel; TomTom Navigation Technology (China) Co., Ltd., Managing Director, Tjerk-Friso Roelfzema; Navinfo Co., Ltd., General Manager & Director to Product Innovation, Pedro Flebes Cortez; and, JSC (Shanghai) Automotive Consulting Co., Ltd., Managing Director, Jochan Siebert.

Dinner Guests celebrating together. Left to right: Global Automotive Forum, Secretary General, James Chai;  Röechling Automotive, Chief Executive Officer Erwin Doll; and, Newmark, Business Unit Director, Business Development and Commercial Asia, Jorge Rada.

Dinner Guests celebrating together. Left to right: Global Automotive Forum, Secretary General, James Chai; Röechling Automotive, Chief Executive Officer Erwin Doll; and, Newmark, Business Unit Director, Business Development and Commercial Asia, Jorge Rada.

Left to right: LIASE Group, Managing Director Asia, Vanessa Moriel; Valeo China, China Group President, Edouard de Pirey; and, RAI Industry Platform, Chairman of the Board, Eddy van der Vorst.

Left to right: LIASE Group, Managing Director Asia, Vanessa Moriel; Valeo China, China Group President, Edouard de Pirey; and, RAI Industry Platform, Chairman of the Board, Eddy van der Vorst.

Left to right: LIASE Group, Managing Director Asia, Vanessa Moriel; LIASE Group, Managing Director Korea, Kwang Soo Kim; LIASE Group, CEO, Wolfgang Doell; LIASE Group, Managing Director Americas, John Bukowicz; TomTom, VP Product Strategy & Marketing, Jan-Maarten de Vries; and, TomTom Navigation Technology (China) Co., Ltd., Managing Director, Tjerk-Friso Roelfzema.

Left to right: LIASE Group, Managing Director Asia, Vanessa Moriel; LIASE Group, Managing Director Korea, Kwang Soo Kim; LIASE Group, CEO, Wolfgang Doell; LIASE Group, Managing Director Americas, John Bukowicz; TomTom, VP Product Strategy & Marketing, Jan-Maarten de Vries; and, TomTom Navigation Technology (China) Co., Ltd., Managing Director, Tjerk-Friso Roelfzema.

Left to right: Inalfa Roof Systems Group, CEO Asia, Daniele Giannetti; RAI Industry Platform, Chairman of the Board, Eddy van der Vorst; and, Inalfa Roof Systems Group, VP Business Development and Sales, Bas Toering.

Left to right: Inalfa Roof Systems Group, CEO Asia, Daniele Giannetti; RAI Industry Platform, Chairman of the Board, Eddy van der Vorst; and, Inalfa Roof Systems Group, VP Business Development and Sales, Bas Toering.

RDW WVTA Autohoties, CDO, George Molenaar and Röechling Automotive, Chief Executive Officer, Erwin Doll.

RDW WVTA Autohoties, CDO, George Molenaar and Röechling Automotive, Chief Executive Officer, Erwin Doll.

JSC (Shanghai) Automotive Consulting Co., Ltd., Managing Director, Jochan Siebert and ACE-Force, CEO, Pieter Gabriëls.

JSC (Shanghai) Automotive Consulting Co., Ltd., Managing Director, Jochan Siebert and ACE-Force, CEO, Pieter Gabriëls.

There were a total of 65 guests for the dinner, which took place at the House Roosevelt of the Bund.

There were a total of 65 guests for the dinner, which took place at the House Roosevelt of the Bund.

LIASE founders John Bucowicz, Vanessa Moriel, and Wolgang Doell pose for a photo in front of Shanghai’s iconic Oriental Pearl Tower.

LIASE founders John Bucowicz, Vanessa Moriel, and Wolgang Doell pose for a photo in front of Shanghai’s iconic Oriental Pearl Tower.

The Dinner was an opportunity for executives to discuss business in an informal setting. Left to right: Lumileds, Sr. Director R&D Automotive, Dr. Peter Stolk, Triton Private Equity, Industrial Adviser, Anders Jonsson, Lean Nova, Vice President, Jan Bengtsson; and, RAI Industry Platform, Chairman of the Board, Eddy van der Vorst.

The Dinner was an opportunity for executives to discuss business in an informal setting. Left to right: Lumileds, Sr. Director R&D Automotive, Dr. Peter Stolk, Triton Private Equity, Industrial Adviser, Anders Jonsson, Lean Nova, Vice President, Jan Bengtsson; and, RAI Industry Platform, Chairman of the Board, Eddy van der Vorst.

NJF – Cie Automotive China, Chairman of the Board, John Mack; Lean Nova, Vice President, Jan Bengtsson; and, Lean Nova, CEO, Tomas Camen.

NJF – Cie Automotive China, Chairman of the Board, John Mack; Lean Nova, Vice President, Jan Bengtsson; and, Lean Nova, CEO, Tomas Camen.

The evening’s dinner was preceded by a cocktail party.

The evening’s dinner was preceded by a cocktail party.

RAI Industry Platform, Chairman of the Board, Eddy van der Vorst; Dr. Schneider Unternehmensgruppe, Global General Manager Sales & Marketing, Parag Shah; and, Sewells Group (China) Limited, CEO China, Chee Tuck Yap.

RAI Industry Platform, Chairman of the Board, Eddy van der Vorst; Dr. Schneider Unternehmensgruppe, Global General Manager Sales & Marketing, Parag Shah; and, Sewells Group (China) Limited, CEO China, Chee Tuck Yap.

Brose Fahrzeugteile GmbH & Co. KG, Head of Development, Wolfgang Sczygiol together with LIASE Group, Managing Director Americas, John Bukowicz.

Brose Fahrzeugteile GmbH & Co. KG, Head of Development, Wolfgang Sczygiol together with LIASE Group, Managing Director Americas, John Bukowicz.

Left to right: Nedschroef Holding B.V., Vice President M&S, Bert Van der Weiden; LIASE Group, President, Wolfgang Doell; and, LIASE Group, Managing Director Asia, Vanessa Moriel.

Left to right: Nedschroef Holding B.V., Vice President M&S, Bert Van der Weiden; LIASE Group, President, Wolfgang Doell; and, LIASE Group, Managing Director Asia, Vanessa Moriel.