A.S Watson’s Malina Ngai to speak at the inaugural Beauty Tech Live event

Malina Ngai, group chief operating officer of A.S. Watson Group (ASW), and chief executive officer of A.S. Watson (Asia & Europe) is to be a speaker at the new Beauty Tech Live virtual event

BW Confidential is pleased to announce that Malina Ngai, group chief operating officer of A.S. Watson Group (ASW), and chief executive officer of A.S. Watson (Asia & Europe) is to be a speaker at the new Beauty Tech Live virtual event set to take place from April 12-16, 2021.

Beauty Tech Live is the first B2B Virtual Expo & Conference that will bring together tech products, solutions and services for the beauty industry in one place. It will also be a forum for executives to share new ideas, inspiration and experience in the area of beauty tech. The event is organized by BW Confidential in partnership with the Moodie Davitt Virtual Expo Company.

Ngai joined ASW from its parent company CK Hutchison (formerly Hutchison Whampoa) in 2001. She was appointed Group COO in December 2013 and CEO in November 2019.  She has been instrumental in formulating the company’s customer strategy, driving digital transformation, building big data analytics capabilities, as well as developing strategic partnerships with international suppliers and technology companies.

ASW is the largest international health and beauty retailer with annual revenue of $20bn and a network of more than 16,000 offline and online stores, with 12 retail brands in 27 markets in Asia and Europe.

Commenting on The Beauty Tech Live event, Ngai said: “The COVID pandemic has changed customer expectations in the way they shop and the way they want to experience beauty brands. Beauty Tech Live is a timely initiative to provide an exchange forum for executives and tech players to see the latest innovations and trends for technology enabled beauty solutions.”

Ngai will share her vision of how digital is impacting the beauty market and deliver valuable insights at the Beauty Tech Live Knowledge Hub, which will host a series of conferences, panel discussions, talks and case studies from beauty and tech thought leaders, innovators and disruptors.

More speakers at the Beauty Tech Live event will be announced shortly.

For more information on Beauty Tech Live or to take part in the event, contact: ngrob@bwconfidential.com

 

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