India Business Clinic (Ashford) 101116
Thursday, 10 November 2016 from 09:30 to 16:40 (GMT)
Are you doing business in India? Find out how we can help you tackle this important market and support your business expansion?
UKTI South East will be hosting a series of 40 minute one-to-one appointments, giving companies the opportunity to meet with an India market specialist. These meetings are open to companies wishing to expand sales, find partners, set up representation, deal with local suppliers or simply talk through any business issue related to trading with India.
Meet the specialists:
Siddharth Mukne (UK India Business Council)
As a business adviser for UKIBC, Siddharth Mukne is responsible for engaging with companies across the South & East of England, and South Wales with an interest in the Indian market.
Siddharth has a strong background in business management, project management & operations having worked with multinational engineering & life science companies across Europe & India. Originally from India, where he lived & studied Engineering & Business Management, Siddharth also holds an Executive MBA & Masters in International Marketing from UK universities.
Using his knowledge of the changing face of India's market, its attractiveness and challenges as well as entry strategies, Siddharth is ready with advice on how UKIBC can help companies enter India smoothly.
Richard Bond (UK Trade and Investment)
Richard is an International Trade Adviser in the South East region of UK Trade and Investment, primarily helping companies in the Kent area to grow globally.
With over 20 years’ experience in the fast moving consumer goods sector, Richard has an extensive background in sales and marketing. He also spent 10 years working in the chemicals and perfume industries before moving into international account management, securing export sales across Africa, the Middle East and Asia.
Richard has lived and worked in India, where he was responsible for setting up a joint venture with a local company in Mumbai and establishing a business that manufactured locally and subsequently exported their products. He has also worked with a number of agents and distributors in different sectors and in different regions of the country.
Please note these are pre-booked one-to-one appointments only. Once you have booked your place you will receive a confirmation email from UKTI South East stating your appointment time.