Jason Kwan is CEO of Landmark Investments Group Ltd., a private equity company in mining, resource and infrastructure businesses in Africa. He is currently based in London. He was formerly vice president of global strategic sourcing and chief procurement officer of ManpowerGroup.
Kwan began his career in finance with Unilever in the United Kingdom, growing into the position of Asia Pacific Regional CFO for the ingredients and fragrance business. Following a transition to supply chain management, Kwan developed a long-term procurement vision and led many roles and functions on a country, regional and global basis.
Throughout his career, Kwan has successfully delivered organizational transformation across different processes and countries. He is a big believer and practitioner in delivering results by developing talent and earning the respect of business partners by using savings, quality service and practical solutions. With his colleagues and teams (both at Unilever and then at Manpower Group), Kwan consolidated legacy and stand-alone supply management processes and organizations into single, global processes and organizations.
Kwan has lived and worked in eight different countries across four continents, including the United Kingdom, Netherlands, Taiwan, Indonesia, China, Australia and Brazil. He also has experience in small business management, mergers and acquisitions, and factory and business start-ups.
Kwan is a frequent guest speaker at procurement and supply management conferences. He graduated honors with a degree in finance and information technology from Stirling University, Scotland, U.K. He is a Chartered Management Accountant (U.K.).