Yang Xiwang: Painful Transformation of Chinese Retail


Time: October 19, 2019,18:00~20:30

Venue: MBA Lecture Room, Hongkou Campus

Speaker: Mr. Yang Xiwang, SISU Alumni, Vice-president and executive committee member of Carrefour China

Topic: Painful Transformation of Chinese Retail 


- Key milestones of China’s retail development

- Different faces of e-commerce

- Success and failure of digital transformation

- New retail : towards omni-channels

Guest Speaker: 

Mr. Yang Xiwang

SISU Alumni

Vice-president and executive committee member of Carrefour China

Mr. Yang is a senior corporate executive with over 20 years of experience in multinational corporations and 7 years in human resources management. From 2013 to 2019, Mr. Yang served as vice President and member of executive committee of Carrefour China, in charge of human resources (2013-2017) and convenience store business (2018-2019). From 2011 to 2013, he served as senior consultant of Eko Zehnder. Prior to that, Mr. Yang worked for Saint-gobain group in France for 16 years, successively serving as deputy general manager of the group's Asia Pacific company, general manager, chief financial officer of the group headquarters and global CFO of a business division. Mr. Yang is a graduate of Shanghai International Studies University and holds a master's degree in economic management from the Ecole Politique in Paris, France.

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