Guest: Ricky Samuel

Marketing Consumer Electronics Brands In Southeast Asia (Part 2)

July 13, 2022

Episode Notes

In this episode on The Negotiation, we continue our conversation with Ricky Samuel, E-Commerce Lead at Mindshare, a global media agency, where he helps clients in understanding their e-commerce-related challenges to drive success.
Over the past 10 years, Ricky has served in roles at large corporations, including Bose, ASUS, and HP. In 2019, Ricky moved to Schneider Electric, and in 2021, he joined Mindshare Indonesia as E-Commerce Lead.

Regarding his move to Schneider Electric, Ricky says “I want to understand the regional point of view.”

Ricky also talks about Schneider’s E-Commerce partners, lessons from the Japanese market, adapting to the new normal of Covid, what it takes to have a successful omnichannel approach, and changing consumer behaviour, and Ricky looks at the next 5 years.

Topics Discussed and Key Points:

  • Ricky’s experience working with the Japanese market.
  • Adapting to the new normal.
  • The benefits of working with local distributors.
  • What it takes to have a successful omnichannel approach.
  • How the approach to being successful in the Indonesian market has changed.
  • How consumer behaviour has changed.