Mr. Stefano Deleidi is the Co-Founder and Partner of C&D, who has more than 30 years of experience around the world in automotive, elevator, HAVC, high precision dies and consumer electronics industries.
Originally born in Italy, Mr. Deleidi worked in Asia for more than 15 years since 2002 and has set up more than 20 companies so far in his career across Europe, Asia, and the United States. Before creating C&D in Cleveland, Ohio, he was the Chief Executive Officer of LU-VE Asia Pacific Ltd. from 2010 to 2017 in Hong Kong. During this time Mr. Deleidi opened a factory in Changshu, China and managed the startup and strategic development, as well as daily operations in the Asia Pacific region including Australia, Vietnam, Thailand, Greater China, India, South Korea, and New Caledonia. Earlier, he served as a General Manager of Brembo in Suzhou China from 2007 to 2010.
Mr. Deleidi earned a B.A. in History from John Carroll University (JCU) in the United States and attended JCU US Army ROTC four-year program and graduate in top of his class. He also attended advance course on M&A and negotiation at EMC Bruxelles and UTC. Mr. Deleidi is fluent in five languages including English, Italian, Spanish, German and French and has basic understanding of Chinese. He was the President of Bergamaschi community in HK and will hold the same position for DC and Virginia.
Phone: (1) 703 895-3872
Mr. Marco Seddio is the Co-Founder AGEA ENGINEERING SRL, who has more than 20 years of experience around the world in automation, elevator, and electronics industries.
Born in Italy, Mr. Seddio worked for several multinational companies in Europe, as Siemens, developing a SW for telecommunication (GSM900), in Elevator companies (Sematic SPA), where he successfully transformed manufacturing within the company, implementing lean production methodologies and an ERP logics based planning and control system, this resulted in increase in production capacity, he served as Operations Director in IMS-Deltamatic, leading the organization in Italy, Germany and USA, where he ensured successful identification and management of all business issues through to resolution, this encompassed the redefining of processes and standardization of all group standards, overseeing the implementation of six-sigma lean manufacturing methodologies and theory of constraints.
Mr Seddio, has a Degree in Electronic Engineering – Polytechnic of Milan, is fluent in English and Italian, and has an understanding of German languages.
Phone: (39) 349 1072429
Peter is the head of Peter Armstrong Associates Limited (PAA LTD), which was established in 2009 and is a UK registered company. PAA LTD work closely with CD. Together both companies are able to work as one team and provide a wide range of professional skills.
Peter Armstrong is a senior business executive with over 30 years experience in international business planning, finance and business transformation. Peter Armstrong has worked and lived in Germany, Russia, Hungary, Denmark and the UK.
Peter has a hands-on style to identifying and resolving problems facing any business. He has helped turnaround food manufacturing and sales businesses in Russia, Hungary and Denmark. He has prepared business acquisitions plans for television broadcasting equipment distributors in Finland. Peter also has considerable experience in the semiconductor chip design and cellular telecoms industry.
Phone: (44) 7973 851516
Mr. Luca Mantovani joined C&D in early 2017 as a Senior Associate with over 15 years of experience mainly overseeing APAC clients in real estate, facility management, operations, purchasing, order processing, business analytics, and operation reporting.
Prior of joining us, Mr. Mantovani lived and worked in Beijing for over 10 years. He pursued a career with JLL (and international real estate management firm) where he learnt real estate management and facility management. He later followed his wife to Hong Kong and joined The Executive Centre (service office operator) as Procurement Manager where he devised a APAC sourcing strategy for the growing business. While in LU-VE Head Exchangers as an Operation Adviser, he designed and implemented several dynamic analytical dashboards of organization performance.
In 2015, he joined PDAcademia and he has been developing management and operational tools for education institutions in Asia, designed to improve transparency in daily operation, increase accountability, devise strategy and daily operation goals, and monitoring of staff performance and deliverables.
Mr. Mantovani has extensive experience in real estate operations, procurement, analytics and Microsoft Excel. He is fluent in Mandarin Chinese, English and Italian.
Contact: (852) 6308 7531
Ms. Xiaoying Wang joined C&D in 2017 as a Senior Associate mainly taking care of clients in Mainland China in precision mold, elevator and heat exchangers industries with 15 years of experience in manufacturing.
Prior to joining us, she worked more than 7 years for LU-VE Heat Exchanger (Changshu) Ltd. as the Operation Manager for China facility supervising production planning, purchasing & logistics, accounting department as well as daily operation of the factory since the factory was set till it was in fully operations. She has in depth experience in Chinese regulatory certifications like QS and ISO certification and manufacturing operations. Ms. Wang also worked for Sematic Group and Schindler Elevator as Engineering Manager and Sales Support in her career.
Ms. Wang holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical & Electrical Engineering from Nanchang Hangkong University and she is now pursuing a MBA at University of Science and Technology of China.