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Pathways to Successful Careers in Trade

The international trade sector spans a vast and exciting array of career opportunities. Every product ever made needs to be designed, manufactured, financed, legally protected, transported, marketed, bought and sold. It truly takes a global village of passionate trade professionals to ensure all these elements function to keep supply chains, markets and economies operating.

To learn how passionate professionals found their pathways to successful careers in trade, click on the profiles to the right.

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Andrew Schroth

Partner, Grunfeld, Desiderio, Lebowitz, Silverman & Klestadt

Aveline Xu

Senior Sales Manager, Avery Dennison

Helmut Schwarting

Managing Director, Markant Trading Organisation (Far East)

Khiem Vu

Country Manager, Global Sources

Laura Xiao

Chief Operating Officer, VIMOS

Lynne Sprugel

Founder and CEO, Abuzz Global

Spenser Au

Former CEO, Global Sources

Steve Clarke

Lecturer, RMIT University

Van Nguyen

Vice President, Apparel Sourcing South East Asia, adidas Sourcing

Zoe Dodge

Vice President of Production and Country Manager for Vietnam, Allbirds