Morning Talk: The Push and Pull of Offset Programme In Malaysia

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with Mr. Ludovic Rousseau, Regional Offset Manager for Thales South East Asia
Thursday, 27th September 2018 | CCIFM Business Centre

"What ticks an Offset Programme, debunk the myth"

Dear members and friends,

The offset programme is a key element for government projects with high value public procurement, beyond the specific financial threshold.

Among others these companies are obligated to develop industries which are high job creation oriented, which can be related to the industries in which they won contracts (direct offset) or projects identified by the Government as strategic industries (indirect offset).

Purchasing countries see offsets as an opportunity to extract technology transfer, as well as employment, investment and export sales opportunities. However, establishing the actual impact of offsets, is not easy. The subject is shrouded in confidentiality and myth, with anecdote and generalisation pervading even the knowledgeable.

About the speaker
As Regional Offset Manager for Thales South East Asia, Ludovic Rousseau has responsibility for offset coordination for the country with a national offset Policy (Malaysia and Indonesia). Ludovic joined Thales in 1998 in industry department of Thales Airborne System first as apprentice, then manufacture engineer and later Radar Antenna workshop Manager (for Rafale aircraft).

From 2008 to 2012, Ludovic worked for Thales Airborne System as Supply chain manager localized in aircraft manufacturer premises in Turkey for Maritime Patrol Aircraft project.After 4 years at Thales Optronic as Transfer of Technology Manager then Bid Manager, Ludovic has joined Thales Malaysia in 2016.

Ludovic is graduated from University of Technology of Belfort Montbeliard (UTBM) as process Engineer. Ludovic resides with his family in Kuala Lumpur.

Whether you are an MNC bidding for a high value project or an SME, who could be at the receiving end, join us for a session with Ludovic to understand better the offset programme. 

Seats are limited, please register now.

Date       : Thursday,27 September 2018.
Time      : 09h00 - 11h00
Address: CCIFM Business Centre, Unit 2A-6-2, 6th floor Plaza Sentral,Jalan Stesen Sentral 5, 50470 Kuala Lumpur.

09h00              Registration and networking session over ‘French’ Breakfast
09h30              Talk-The Push and Pull of Offset Programme In Malaysia
10h15              Question & Answer Session
10h30              End of Talk    

Price   :
Patrons & Sponsors  - Free of charge - 2 paxs
Members  - Free of charge - 1 pax
Non-Members - RM 50 per person

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