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15.10.2015 7:30h - 9:00h The Westin Tianjin

Interchamber Breakfast Seminar - Current HR and Labour Issues for Chinese and Expatriates in China

Fee: German Chamber Member: 120 RMB | Non-Member: 200 RMB

Fast increasing labour costs and high personnel turnover are the major concerns of European/German companies in China for years. Recently, minimizing and insuring against the personal liability of expatriates in China has been gaining importance. In this speech, Dr. Lin, President of the consulting company Asia-Pacific Management Consulting GmbH in Duesseldorf, Beijing and Shanghai will address all these current labour issues and introduce the current proven measures and best practices from his European/German clients in China.

Participants will learn about:
• Fast rising labour cost: Organizational and technical measures to reduce the impact
• High personnel turnover: Proven retention measures in Chinat
• Liability of MD/GM: How to manage and avoid the risk?
• Expatriate package: How to negotiate and optimize the contract?
• Insurance for Expats: What insurances are necessary or recommendable?


Dr. Kuang-Hua Lin is the founder and president of Asia-Pacific Management Consulting GmbH (APMC), a renowned consultancy specialized in cross-border projects between Europe and Asia. Since 1997, APMC has helped more than 500 German and European companies – from SMEs to public listed companies – to expand into Asian markets. Dr. Lin is a well known expert for Asia / China and highly in demand by the industry: as project manager, moderator and chief negotiator for M&A and JV with Asians; as intercultural HR Consultant in search and selecting the managers for Asia; and as Board Member to monitor their investment in Asia. Dr. Lin holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and a Master’s degree in Business Administration and Economics from Freiburg (Germany), where he also completed his PhD in Economics (Dr. rer. pol.). Since 2012, Dr. Lin has been Vice-President of Human Resources for Datwyler Sealing Solutions, a publicly traded company in Switzerland.

Language: English


7:30 – 7:45 Registration
7:45 – 8:45 Breakfast & Presentation
8:45 – 9:00 Q&A

Fee: German Chamber Member: RMB 120 | Non-Member: RMB 200

Venue: The Westin Tianjin, No. 101 Nanjing Road, Heping District, Tianjin

Contact: Ms. Zhang Xiaolei I +86 22 8787 9249 I

Registration: until October 14, 2015 click here

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