Beca is excited to announce the appointment of Jackie Tan as Business Director, Industry Advisory, effective 6 June 2022. Based in our Singapore office, Jackie will be responsible for growing our Industrial Digital offerings to companies in the manufacturing sector.Jackie brings 11 years of experience in business strategy, technical advisory, and technology implementation. Prior to joining Beca, Jackie was Vice President at TÜV SÜD, where he led the incubation and growth of their Industry 4.0 (I4.0) business. Before that, he was the Manufacturing Systems Lead for Rolls-Royce in the UK, where he oversaw the digital manufacturing workstreams for a new factory, from conceptualisation to full operation phase.
Jackie is a passionate advocate when it comes to adoption of I4.0 technologies for digital transformation. Appointed by the World Economic Forum (WEF) as one of the world’s leading I4.0 experts, he developed the Smart Industry Readiness Index (SIRI), an internationally recognised standard for I4.0 transformation, with the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) and partners. He also led the implementation of SIRI to more than 400 companies globally and established the SIRI Assessor Certification programme.
Jackie is excited about his new role and says “Companies are doubling-down efforts to digitally transform and strengthen their businesses' operating models and value chains. While new and emerging digital technologies are embraced by companies, a holistic transformation roadmap must be developed both tactically and strategically to deliver business objectives and benefits. I am ecstatic to join Beca and in my new role, I will be working closely with our clients to shape their strategy for digitalisation and advanced technology implementation.”
Bruce Neville, Senior Director, Technology Consulting says, “It’s really exciting to have Jackie join the Singapore team. He’s got a wonderful record of success in his career, and I’m very much looking forward to working with him as we strive to deliver great digital outcomes for our clients”.
Jackie holds a master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Nottingham, UK.
With offices throughout New Zealand, Australia, and the Asia Pacific, Beca’s teams work closely with clients and partners to plan, develop, and deliver innovation solutions that make everyday better. To get in touch with Jackie, send him an email or connect with him here on LinkedIn.
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