Remi BAUDIN

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My thoughts on ...
What I think about Foxconn
Large company,

EMS companies I have worked with
Celestica

The skills I often see lacking in the EMS industry today
The OEM - EMS relationship is just market opportunist and not partnership oriented, too much pricing oriented.

What I think about some of the emerging EMS markets or regions
India and Brazil are the two major emerging markets, but Europe will see major growth in the near future with the increase of the petrol and the Asian manufacturing cost.

What I think about low-cost manufacturing
Need to exist in order to satisfy consummer market.

One of my favorite quotes
Noting is impossible.

Someone I would most like to sit next to at a dinner party
Joe Tucchi

Some of the countries I have visited for work or play
China, Singapore, all European countries, Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, South Africa, Marocco, Tunisia, UAE, Turkey, Algeria, Brazil, Canada and more importantly USA (all states including Hawai).

A helpful travel tip I often use
Understand local way of life first.

The ultimate consumer electronics product I would still like to see developed
Smart phone

A favorite electronics gadget
Tablet

One of my favorite toys as a child
Lego

About me ...

After many years in different Telecom OEMs companies and specially five years in Cisco (Creation of Cisco Russia in 96 and then in charge of Cisco/NCR and Wang Global WW relationship based in the US), worked for the Telecom software industry such as Genesys Telecom and Syndesis, I'm now in the EMS business in order to deliver products for large OEMs.
Mainly in charge of relationship, Business Development and sales (over $500M).
My experience is really multicultural and specifically in the Telecom market.