(Thursday) 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm CET
About Speaker Christian Ewert is the President of amfori, the leading global business association for open and sustainable trade. Prior to his role at amfori, Christian worked as President and CEO of ICTI CARE Foundation, the International Council of Toy Industries’ (ICTI) program to promote social compliance in the supply chain producing for the toy and children’s products industry. Christian previously worked as the Chief Operating Officer and Member of the Board of Zapf Creation, Europe’s leading manufacturer of branded play & function and collector dolls and doll accessories. For more than 10 years he held the position of Managing Director and Chairman of North Sails Lanka which is the leading manufacturer of products for the windsurfing industry, operating two factories and employing more than 1000 staff. Christian had previously held the position of the CEO of Mistral Sports, the market leader in the windsurfing industry.
Amfori is the leading global business association for open and sustainable trade, bringing together over 2,400 retailers, importers, brands and associations from more than 40 countries. Amfori´s membership contains organizations of all sizes and all sectors with a combined turnover of more than one trillion euros. Amfori offers it´s members a practical framework and world-class tools that enable them to manage the social and environmental performance of their supply chains and anticipate trends. They also advocate for progressive policy and collaborate with impactful stakeholders to achieve common aims.