US-China Business Connections to hear from Ecolab at breakfast meeting
MINNEAPOLIS (Aug. 19, 2016) — U.S. China Business Connections (UCBC) will hold its next Breakfast Meeting event from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016 at International Market Square, Studio 185, at 275 Market St. Minneapolis, MN 55405.
The guest presenters will be Sam Hsu, executive vice president, Global Services in Ecolab, and Emilio Tenuta, vice president, Corporate Sustainability in Ecolab. The two will dicuss “Ecolab’s Journey of Building a Cleaner, Safer, and Healthier Society in China.”
UCBC notes that Ecolab is a global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services. With 2015 sales of $13.5 billion and 47,000 associates, Ecolab delivers comprehensive solutions and on-site service to promote safe food, maintain clean environments, optimize water and energy use and improve operational efficiencies for customers in the food, healthcare, energy, hospitality and industrial markets in more than 170 countries around the world. The lecture will focus on how Ecolab China transformed from a relatively small business to a sizable profitable growth company in the complexed Chinese market and led shared value creation in China. Critical examples will be elaborated in the key areas of water stewardship and food safety.
During his 20-year career with Ecolab, Sam Hsu has held several leadership positions in Global Services, Global Strategic Planning, Greater China, International Healthcare, Latin America, Treasury and Corporate Development. Hsu has been recognized as a “Top 10 Business Leader in Greater China” and “Best Leader in Driving Sustainability” for his work to drive food safety, public health, sustainability and corporate social responsibility.
Emilio Tenuta’s 32-year tenure at Ecolab includes 25 years of technical and marketing management experience in various industries including food and beverage, pharmaceutical, lodging, healthcare, primary metals and automotive. In the past five years, Tenuta has led Ecolab’s strategic sustainability journey focused on corporate responsibility, internal environmental stewardship and helping customers operate more sustainably.
US China Business Connections (UCBC) provides an educational and networking forum for companies and individuals interested in developing business relationships between the U.S. and China. Read more at the UCBC website.
The breakfast is free to UCBC members, $20 for guests and $5 for students. Pre-register with Online Registration or at the door. For information and to register by phone call Jim at 612-865-6543.