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Being a management consulting firm with a focus on the Asia Pacific region has enabled us to gain leverage in terms of forging a unique network. This is one key strength that helps our team to get proper knowledge on the market landscape we are working in, do an assessment of strategies, analyze your competitors' perceptions and capabilities, as well as calculating your long-term prospects in the market.

Asia Competitive Intelligence Leadership Team

Damien Duhamel
Managing Partner Asia

Damien has more than 17 years of marketing strategy consulting related experience in Asia Pacific. Damien has studied, lived and worked in Vietnam. In 1991 he was the first French student to study at the Hanoi University since Vietnam's independence in 1954. Between 1995 and the year 2000, Damien managed a boutique market intelligence consultancy based In Vietnam and helped dozens of foreign investors to invest in Vietnam. Now based in Singapore, he manages the whole Solidiance Asia Pacific unit and travels to Vietnam on regular basis to lead clients' engagements.

Damien has worked on over hundred Fortune 500 and Government organizations projects in Vietnam. Recognized as a Vietnam strategy expert he is frequently invited to speak at conferences and is often interviewed on the matter. Damien holds an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Damien has been in Asia Pacific for the past 22 years and in Singapore for the last 10. Damien speaks fluent Vietnamese.

Rudy Setiawan
Principal

Rudy is an experienced global professional providing entrepreneurial, financial, and strategic leadership to Global Fortune 500 for more than 18 years. He started his career as an Engineer for Motorola in the United States. After his Graduate study, Rudy served as a core team at ATKearney's Telecommunication, Media and Internet practices throughout Asia Pacific. He spent a significant portion of his career at Siemens Telecommunication in Germany and served at the head of Strategy and M&A based in Beijing. Having spent more than six years in Europe, Rudy returned to Asia Pacific as a Regional Director of Strategy for Dell computer where he helped the company grew significantly in the Emerging Countries throughout Asia Pacific regions. Subsequently, He led one of the largest Pulp and Paper companies in the world as a General Manager of Operation.

Rudy co-founded two start-ups in the Internet and Energy sectors where he successfully raise more than USD20 millions financing from several Global VCs. Rudy holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering degree from the University of Alabama and a Master in Business Administration degree from Harvard Business School. He speaks fluent Indonesian and Malay, as well as conversant in Chinese, Japanese and German.

Mickael Feige
Manager

Mickael specializes on Asian markets. He studied in Japan and worked in Tokyo, Bangkok, and Singapore. He has more than 6 years of experience in consulting and project management, managing investment projects for large Japanese industrial firms in Europe and in Asia. Mickael advised MNCs on investment strategies and provided consulting services such as competitive analysis , market opportunity analysis, distribution strategy and partnership match-making in Japan, Singapore, Thailand and Malaysia.

He extensively worked for clients from the automotive industry, machinery, chemistry, renewable energy and life science/bio-technologies. Mickael is an MBA graduate from Lyon political science institute in France, specializing on marketing strategies in Asia. He is a native French speaker, fluent in English, conversational in Japanese, and speaks Thai.