BenCham is pleased to invite you to "Leadership Perspectives in Technology", which will take place on March 2nd at VDL Office in Suzhou.

How do you look at "leadership" within technology companies? Send us your leadership challenges and our experts will not only prepare an introduction to the topic, but also share their insights on different perspectives in the roundtable discussion with all the participants.

To make the discussion more comprehensive and engaging, we would like to ask all the participants:

- When you sign up for the event, please define your number one leadership challenge.

- If you are a Benelux leader, we encourage you to bring a Chinese/Asian leader within your organisation who can also bring forward their number one leadership challenge; and vice versa.

About the Experts:

Mrs. Tamara Hofman

Managing Partner of TPC Leadership

TPC Leadership is a dynamic global partnership specializing in leadership solutions that deliver transformational cultural and financial impact. provider of leadership consulting, leadership development and coaching services.

Mrs. Tamara Hofman has a strong passion for learning. She has a curious mindset and strong drive to find meaningful insights. Her experience as a leader for change programs both in Europe and Asia allows her to understand the different dynamics involved in personal, cultural and organizational change.

Mr. Ton de Haan

Managing Director of VDL Enabling Technologies Group


VDL Enabling Technologies Group operates in the business of system integration of mechatronic (sub)systems and modules for OEMs in the high-tech capital equipment industry and in the area of production mechanization. As a system supplier, they cover the value chain from (co-)engineering through parts production to assembly and testing. In house production technologies include; machining, precision grinding, sheet metal working, laser cutting, mechanical and electrical assembly, testing, product certification and onsite installation.

Mr. Strong Zhou

Sales Director of Vanderlande

Vanderlande is the global market leader for value-added logistic process automation at airports, and in the parcel market. The company is also a leading supplier of process automation solutions for warehouses. The company focuses on the optimization of its customers’ business processes and competitive positions. 





Event Details
Date: Thursday, 02 March 2017
Time: 16:00-19:00
16:00 - Opening & introduction
16:20 - Interaction: sharing challenges & insights
16:45 - Short break
17:00 - Presentation by Ton de Haan (VDL)
17:20 - Presentation by Strong Zhou (Vanderlande)
17:40 - Interaction
18:00 - Factory tour
18:30 - Drinks & Snacks
19:00 - End of the event
VDL Office
No. 288 Su Hong Xi Road, Suzhou Industrial Park

Shuttle bus from Shanghai leaves at 14:15 from Marriott Hotel Hongqiao
(No. 2270 Hong Qiao Road, Changning District).
(长宁区虹桥路 2270 号)
Free of charge.
Kindly note that due to limited seats available, registration priority will be given to Members.

Cancellation policy: In case you are not able to attend, please cancel your reservation in writing 24 hours prior to the event.
No-shows without timely notification will be charged for event costs.