Retail Recharged

15 May 2023 | 15:00 – 17:00 (BKK Time) | KPMG in Thailand

15 May 2023 | 15:00 – 17:00 (BKK Time) | KPMG in Thailand


You are cordially invited to attend KPMG’s Executive Briefing on:

KPMG Executive Briefing – Retail Recharged

Retail Recharged – The Rise of Gen Z Consumers in a Post Covid Asia

Today we are witnessing the rise of over 500M+ Gen Z Consumers in the Asia Pacific region. So how do we need to change our business models to meet their needs? What will be the key drivers of success for consumer and retail businesses, and what role with technology and innovation play?

Join us for an exclusive Executive Briefing with KPMG and industry experts in Thailand to hear their views 

on the future of retail.

This briefing will cover the following key areas:

  • The latest Gen Z Consumer profiles
  • Chinese consumers in a post covid world
  • Digital Transformation along with new technologies +innovations
  • Impact of the New Economy with Emerging Giants & Platforms in the Asia Pacific region
  • Interactive discussion with leading C-level executives on the Thai marketplace 


Monday, 15 May 2023 | 15:00 – 17:00

14:30 – 15:00    Registration and refreshments 

15.00 – 15:05    Opening 

15:05 – 15:35    Retail Recharged: The Rise of Gen Z Consumers in a Post Covid Asia 

15:35 – 15:50    C&R market trends in Thailand

15:50 – 16.30    Panel discussion: Future of Retail 

16.30 – 17:00    Networking 




Who should attend

Chief Executive Officer/Chief Financial Officer and other C-level officers

Date and time

Monday, 15 May 2023 15:00 – 17:00


Seats are limited so early registration is recommended.
Please register before Wednesday, 11 May 2023, click here.


For more information about the event, please contact: Khun Yonchanok K. at


KPMG Theatre and KPMG Executive Lounge, 48th Floor, Empire Tower
1 South Sathorn Road, Bangkok 10120 Map


Anson Bailey

Anson Bailey
Head of Consumer & Retail, ASPAC
KPMG China

Anson joined KPMG in Hong Kong in 1999 and is currently a Partner based in the Hong Kong office heading up the Consumer & Retail Practice in the Asia Pacific region. He is part of the KPMG Global Consumer & Retail Steering Group.

Anson has been active in driving a number of thought leadership reports and executive briefings for senior executives covering innovation and consumers across the Asia Pacific region. He has worked with many corporates to understand the complex markets we live in and current levels of disruption being seen here in the region with various reports including Consumers & Convergence, Mobilizing Innovation: The Changing Landscape of Disruptive Technologies, Be a Smarter Start-up, MNCs in China, Global Connected Consumers, Connected Cities – insights across the ASPAC region, Retail Recharged, Luxury Redefined, Charting a new course in Asia Pacific and The Changing Face of Commerce series.

Today, he not only mentors the next generation of go-to-market professionals at KPMG but continues to work with a large number of C-level executives as a trusted advisor in providing the best in client innovation whilst acting as the Lead Partner for a number of strategic accounts in both the consumer, retail and innovation arena across the Asia Pacific region.

He is a frequent speaker at conferences and events around the globe and has completed his Executive Masters in Technology & Innovation with the Poly University as well as the MIT Executive Leadership & Innovation Program.

Chortip, Varutbangkul

Chortip, Varutbangkul
Head of Consumer & Retail
KPMG in Thailand

Chortip is the Head of Consumer & Retail and a Transactions Services Partner at KPMG in Thailand with more than 20 years of experience across roles.  She has wide ranging experience in providing audit and deal advisory services to international and domestic clients and has led a number of inbound, outbound, and cross-border M&A transactions across sectors including retail and consumer markets, energy and utilities, real estate and property development, information and communications, industrial markets, banking and insurance, automotive, healthcare, media and entertainment, and Technology.

She has worked with a number of large consumer & retail clients as well as investment funds to support their investments in the C&R Market including hypermarket, department stores, convenience stores, e-commerce, food retail, fashion and other non-food retail, agricultural as well as consumer markets.

Chortip has also worked closely with other Audit, Tax, Legal and Advisory partners to provide integrated services to support requirements of C&R clients in Thailand especially in respect of Digital Transformation, ESG, M&A, IPO, Tax, Legal and Business Restructuring, etc..

Frank Cancelloni

Frank Cancelloni
Group Chief Executive Officer
Jim Thompson

Frank is currently the Group CEO of Jim Thompson since March 2021. He is responsible for defining the full potential of the Group and identifying new revenue streams with a focus on rejuvenating the Jim Thompson brand, reviewing positioning and implementing an online/digital strategy. Reporting to the Board of Directors, Frank oversees all Group operations, in Thailand and overseas, including all business units (fashion, home furnishings, hospitality), support departments and manufacturing. Previously he was the Regional President, PVH Asia Pacific, managing the Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger operations in the Asia Pacific region.

Frank assumed this role in May 2016. Frank joined PVH as President, Calvin Klein, Asia Pacific, in December 2013. Prior to joining PVH, Frank was the Chief Executive Officer of Asia Pacific for Devanlay, the global apparel and leather goods licensee of Lacoste. Originally from France, Frank has lived and worked in Asia for over 25 years.

He has deep market knowledge in fashion apparel, retail, licensing and distribution, having managed businesses in over 13 countries, including operations in North and South Asia, as well as Australia and India. Prior to Devanlay, Mr. Cancelloni worked at VF Asia Ltd., apparel-maker VF Corporation's Asian operations (which included the Outdoor Coalition businesses such as The North Face and Jansport), small appliance and camping goods maker American Household, Inc. (formerly Sunbeam Corp.) and Saint-Gobain, a packaging and construction products concern. Mr. Cancelloni is a graduate of ISG (Institut Supérieur de Gestion) in Paris, one of the leading French business schools.

Roberto Kauffmann

Roberto Kauffmann
Group Chief Product Officer, aCommerce

Roberto comes from Berlin and has been working in consulting and product management in Europe, Middle East and Asia for 30 years. He has been working at start-ups and blue chips like Sony, Oracle, du Telecom, CompuServe, Shopmaptic, or MoneyGram, but also the German Ministry of Finance to track down funds that vanished during the fall of the Berlin Wall. 2½ years ago Roberto joined aCommerce here in Bangkok as Group Chief Product Officer.

aCommerce is Southeast Asia's largest e-commerce enabler, operating in 5 countries, making brands successful on Lazada, Shopee, Line, Tiktok, Magento, Shopify, Instagram, etc. through technology, 1st and 3rd party data, and operational excellence. He leads the Product, Creative, Marketing, and Professional services units.

Roberto is passionate about data, good user experience design, and new business models, but also cycling, food, theatre, travel and just being with his German/Brazilian/British/Indian family. He loves the energy and diversity of Bangkok, the respect between people.

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