Michael Moriarty Managing Director, HFE & SVP, Global Sourcing of Global Development & Sourcing Operations Hong Kong Michael Moriarty Managing Director, HFE & SVP, Global Sourcing of Global Development & Sourcing Operations Hong Kong
Michael Moriarty is the Managing Director of Hasbro Far East for Hasbro’s Global Development and Sourcing Operations, based in Hong Kong. He is responsible for the Company’s Product Design, Development, Quality Assurance, Sourcing and Supply Chain efforts, creating and manufacturing toys and games in over ten countries around the world. Michael has over 25 years of general management and finance experience, 14 of which have been in Asia Pacific. Michael has spent the majority of his professional career dedicated to “making the world a better place,” now with Hasbro and for 15 years with The Walt Disney Company. Michael holds a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Arts in Finance from Lehigh University.
Seshu Anne Senior Vice President at Global Procurement, Global Supply Chain Seshu Anne Senior Vice President at Global Procurement, Global Supply Chain
Seshu joined Schneider Electric Hong Kong in 2014. In his current role, Seshu is leading a global team responsible for
purchasing Electrical and Electronic (EE) components and Batteries for all Schneider Electric and Partner plants with an annual spend of 2.0B€. He leads the establishment of processes, tools, systems and organizational competence to manage supply base as an extension of the company operations. Seshu has 20+ years of expertise in Global Procurement and Supply Chain Operations and experienced in leading large global teams. Prior to joining Schneider Electric, Seshu held different roles in Procurement and Operations at Cisco and Dell. Seth Peterson (Moderator) Senior Client Partner at Korn Ferry Seth Peterson (Moderator) Senior Client Partner at Korn Ferry
Seth is a Senior Client Partner based in Korn Ferry’s Hong Kong office, where he leads the firm’s regional Industrial Manufacturing Practice.
Seth brings more than 25 years of corporate and consulting experience. He serves manufacturing and energy clients in the Asia region across the C-Suite and main functions. In addition, he is a member of the firm’s Supply Chain and Transportation & Logistics Practices working for both Private Equity portfolio businesses and Chinese enterprises as well as western multinationals. Seth is fluent in Mandarin Chinese, and prior to entering the executive search field, he worked in strategic planning, business development, and general management with multinational manufacturing businesses in the region. He was Vice President, General Manager, in charge of Asia Operations for the Floor Care and Appliances Business Unit of Hong Kong-listed Techtronic Industries; and earlier worked for Emerson Electric for several years, where he held several Business Development and P&L responsibilities for component Solution businesses across Asia Pacific, and served as a corporate planner at the U.S. headquarters for two years. He began his career in Hong Kong and Shanghai in the early 1990s as a Management Consultant where he was involved in the development of China market strategies for a number of leading manufacturers. Seth earned an MBA from Washington University’s Olin School of Business in St. Louis and a bachelor’s degree in Chinese Studies and International Relations from Grinnell College, Iowa. He chairs the board of AFS Intercultural Programs, Hong Kong, and serves on the board and Executive Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong.