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AFGC WEBINAR | Consumer Behaviour pre and post COVID-19: China and Australia

2 July 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm


The Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) invites members to attend a webinar on understanding how consumer behaviour has changed since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

DATE:            Thursday 2 July 2020
TIME:             11.00am – 12.00noon AEST


Join us to hear from McKinsey & Company experts in Australia and China on how consumer behaviour has changed since the start of COVID-19, and to discuss some of the challenges facing Asian retailers and consumer packaged goods sector in the wake of this pandemic and over the coming months.

McKinsey partners Xin Huang and Thomas Rudiger Smith will share findings from China consumer survey and point of sales consumption data sets. They will also speak to the what companies are doing to face and recover from this crisis and discuss your questions through an open Q&A session.


Xin Huang
Partner, McKinsey & Company

Xin Huang is a partner of McKinsey & Company’s supply chain practice and leads McKinsey’s supply chain transformation and advanced analytics service line.
Since joining the Firm in 2008, Xin has focused on designing and implementing end-to-end supply chain transformation across industries.
Prior to joining McKinsey, Xin was a consultant Analytics Operations, focusing on helping companies solve technical and complex operations problems. Xin holds a Ph.D. in supply chain management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Thomas Rudiger Smith
Associate Partner, McKinsey & Company

Thomas is a member of McKinsey’s Marketing and Sales practice and a leader in McKinsey’s Consumer Retail practice in Australia.
Since joining McKinsey, Thomas has focused on supporting consumer and retail clients, driving commercial transformations, with a focus on growth strategy, revenue growth management, category management, customer experience and insights.

Participants will be provided Zoom meeting details on completion of registration.


2 July 2020
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Alyssa Handy
0430 300 649