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One of the top USA burger brands’ Asian head shares his operational insights. Recorded on: 28 Aug 2020 Experienced franchise professional previously with Popeyes, California Pizza Kitchen, Wingstop, Papa John Pizza, etc. Danny started Wang Café (locally) and Mr. Bun (Bangkok). He considers himself a hybrid entrepreneur and corporate operator. He launched the first Five Guys in the Asia Pacific and now have four stores in Hong Kong, and two in Singapore.
18 min 8 sec
Equipped with legal training and being in charge of international business development for many years, Dawn played a key role in OldTown White Coffee's expansion into several nations. Her interesting sharing on how the various departments became much closer due to the challenges posed by the pandemic is most enlightening. Recorded on: 20 Aug 2020 Dawn Liew, Head (F&B Business), Senior General Manager – Sales & Marketing, Kopitiam Asia Pacific Sdn Bhd. Kopitiam Asia Pacific owns the ubiquitous OldTown White Coffee brand that can be found all over Asia. It was bought out by Dutch tea & coffee giant Jacobs Douwe Egberts (JDE) more than three years ago. OldTown White Coffee has over 200 outlets throughout Asia and exports its famous white coffee products to more than 18 countries worldwide.
23 min 32 sec
Trevor emphasizes on the important need to stay positive and to continue to be watchful on the needs of the customers. He quotes several examples which are very useful tips for all franchise companies. Recorded on: 11 Aug 2020 Trevor MacKenzie, Managing Director/Partner, Exquisine System, COCA & Mango Tree Restaurants Worldwide. Trevor has spent 16 years growing and expanding the company's brands, culminating to 65 outlets in 13 countries. He and his beautiful Thai wife has two bright children who speaks Thai, English and Chinese.
22 min 1 sec
Mr. Chua Koon Beng, CEO of Wonderscape Holdings which owns well known brands such as Strip, Browhaus and Tiong Bahru Bakery, shares about how he steers his brands in the Covid-19 landscape. Video: https://youtu.be/sYuMc1kE3AI
17 min 11 sec