Wolfgang Lehmacher

WEF Expert
World Economic Forum

Wolfgang Lehmacher is a global thought leader and practitioner in supply chain and logistics. He was Director, Head of Supply Chain and Transport Industries at the World Economic Forum in Geneva and New York, Partner and Managing Director (China and India) at the global strategy firm CVA in Hong Kong, and President and CEO of GeoPost Intercontinental, the global expansion vehicle of French La Poste in Paris. He is assisting stakeholders across the global supply chain ecosystem – from startups to asset owners, to Fortune 50 companies – in upscaling and transforming their organizations. He is judge Automotive Logistics Awards Europe, member of the IATA Air Cargo Innovation Awards Jury and the Logistikweisen, a think tank under the patronage of the German Federal Ministry BMVI. Lehmacher is FT, Forbes, Fortune, BI contributor and author of business books, including The Global Supply Chain.

Sessions

Investment in Port Terminals
Wednesday 19th May 2021, 3:30PM – 4:45PM BST
The discussion of emerging technologies and the adoption of automation equipment are nothing without the discussion of the business case. This session will discuss where investment dollars should be allocated to get the best return in the terminal, and how to source the funding for projects. Why should technology solutions be included in the planning phase of infrastructure projects and what are the potential benefits?