Andy Winthrop

Director, EY APAC Operating Model Effectiveness (Indirect Taxes)

Andy has more than 13 years experience with assisting multinationals on VAT, Customs and Global Trade compliance issues in international restructuring projects.   Andy has advised on the establishment of regional and global supply chain management structures, around different headquarter and or procurement locations and in a variety of industries, such as mining and industrial products, consumer goods and high tech.​

    2.45 pm AEDT

    Day 3 [APAC]

    Make It Happen: Effective and Efficient International Expansion in Asia

    Asia is the world’s largest and most diverse continent. It is home to world class tech hubs, advanced infrastructures and heavily populated emerging markets. Whether the

    rationale for moving into new markets is opportunity or risk-related, international growth and expansion can be a challenging and daunting task. Many of the tech, fast growth and private businesses that have seen successful, sustainable expansion and growth in Asia, have paid close attention to their operating models and how they are aligned with both commercial goals and tax efficiency strategies.

    Join Sam Barrett (moderator), Jay Smith, Andy Winthrop and Joe Christofanelli from EY’s APAC Operating Model Effectiveness and Global Incentives teams, to learn:

    • How to structure your international expansion in Asia
    • What are the best trading and Direct To Consumer operating models
    • Where are the best places to achieve tax incentives and government grants