Bob Mountain
EU CIS Region Head of Supply Chain and Logistics
Honda Europe

Bob started his career in the food industry but has since spent over 25 years in the automotive sector. He has worked in areas including production management, head office sales planning, HR and finance, and for the past 15 years has been involved in various aspects of supply chain and logistics. His current role covers finished vehicle delivery from factory to dealers across Europe, as well as exports to CIS MEA and further afield, including shipments to the US and Japan.

Awais Ajmal
General Manager of Supply chain and Business Process
Kia Motors (UK)

Awais has worked in the automotive industry for 16 years, prior to which he was employed as a management consultant and a process improvement manager at Arval PHH. He joined Kia Motors UK in 2004 as Business Improvement Manager and has held various process improvement/supply chain roles within the organisation. As General Manager of Supply Chain, he has overall responsibility for all inbound vehicles, preparation, finished vehicle logistics, used car refurbishment and dealer support.

Martin Benecke
Manager, Light Vehicle Sales Forecasting
IHS Markit

artin is responsible at IHS Markit for the West European light vehicle sales forecast. His European team of analysts specialises in light vehicle forecasting, manufacturer model program strategies, and vehicle segmentation analysis. Martin also oversees international bespoke forecasting projects for major clients. He has more than 10 years of direct experience in forecasting trends in the automotive industry and holds a degree in European management from the University of Applied Sciences in Bergisch-Gladbach, Germany.

Mike Dickinson
General Manager Automotive
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