Mark Millar Info
Mark Millar leverages 25 years of global business experience, including ten years in greater China, to develop and deliver enlightening keynote speeches and to provide Consulting, Education and Recruitment services that create value for clients by empowering performance improvements in their supply chain ecosystems.
Acknowledged as an industry thought leader, clients have engaged Mark as Keynote Speaker, Conference Chairman, Master of Ceremonies or Moderator at more than 270 events in 20 countries and his articles on global supply chain trends and logistics industry developments are regularly published in five languages.
His distinguished international track record in Supply Chain and Logistics includes 15 years in the Asia Pacific region, where Mark led business development initiatives across ten Asian countries. His corporate career includes executive positions at ModusLink, Platinum Logistix, Exel Contract Logistics (now DHL) and UPS Supply Chain Solutions - serving many leading companies in the Consumer Retail and High Tech Electronics sectors.
Mark is a Visiting Lecturer at Hong Kong Polytechnic University, a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD) and a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transportation (FCILT). He achieved an MBA with Distinction from the University of the West of England, is a Graduate of the UK Chartered Institute of Marketing and holds a post graduate Diploma in Management Studies.
He has lived and worked in the UK, the Netherlands, Australia, Singapore, USA, Ireland, mainland China and Hong Kong. Whilst with the Thorn EMI group in the UK, Mark’s international sales leadership earned Thorn Secure Science the “Queen’s Award for Exports”.
Appointments: an active and enthusiastic industry contributor, Mark currently serves as:
Head of International Relations, Vietnam Supply Chain, Ho Chi Minh City
Advisory Board Member, India SCM and Logistics Summit, New Delhi, India
Chairman, International Relations Committee, Hong Kong Logistics Association
Chairman, Logistics Committee at the British Chamber of Commerce, Hong Kong
Member of Transport & Logistics Committee, International Chamber of Commerce
APAC Regional Leader & International Advisor, Supply Chain & Logistics Group, Dubai
Accolades: Mark's commitment to the industry has been recognised with several accolades:
“Pro’s to Know, Supply Chain Providers” 2011
“Chartered Fellowship” awarded by Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport 2010
“Supply Chain Thought Leader” Pro's to Know 2009
“One of the most Progressive People in World Logistics” 2008
“Supply Chain Veteran” Who's Who of Supply Chain in Asia 2008
“China Supply Chain 20: the Who, What and Why of China Supply Chain” 2007
“Pro's to Know in Fulfilment and Logistics” 2007
“Who's Who Top 20 Power Players in Supply Chain Management in China” 2006
[position]Managing Partner at M Power Associates[/position]
28/02/2013 Bigger Ships will make fewer Port Calls
The maritime session at the Asian Logistics and Maritime conference in Hong Kong specifically explored the Ocean Freight Sector, with Eric Ip, Deputy Group Managing Director of Hutchison Port Holdings questioning the economic and business benefits from increasingly bigger vessels.
08/01/2013 2013 Outlook – New Supply Chain Strategies for The Asia Era
As a result of recent and rapid developments in worldwide commerce, we have seen supply chains evolve into complex international networks, which can no longer adequately be described using the linear concept of a ‘chain’.
23/08/2012 Building Supply Chain Resilience for Competitive Advantage
Continuing globalization of trade and commerce is resulting in multifaceted business scenarios involving increasingly complex ‘supply chain ecosystems’.