Bertrand Boittiaux | Head of Telecom Sourcing, APAC
Citi | Singapore

Bertrand Boittiaux, Head of Telecom Sourcing, APAC, Citi

Bertrand Boittiaux is the Head of the Telecom Sourcing team in Asia Pacific Enterprise Supply Chain (ESC).
With more than 20 years of experience in Strategic Sourcing in IT & Telecom, Bertrand is the first French executive recruited by the Japanese leader in International Telecommunication in 1997. He then supported the startup of their business and operations in Paris, France.

In 2001, he moved to Tokyo to join a leading US global Telecom carrier as the Network Trader. Starting 2003, he served for 6 years at a French Telecom carrier at several sourcing management positions in Tokyo, Japan and Reston, USA 
In 2009, Bertrand joined a German global bank in Singapore to lead the IT & Telecom Sourcing in for APAC and then the global Telecom sourcing category. 
Since September 2013, he is with Citibank heading the procurement of Telecom service and infrastructure for APAC.

Bertrand holds a HND degree in Electrical Engineering from the Lille University and is graduated from Douai Business School in International Sales and Business Administration. 
Bertrand speaks fluently French, English, Spanish and manages daily conversation in Japanese.


Conference Day One @ 14:55

Case Study 2 - Financial Services

  • What are the current and future drivers for the global banking/finance industry that will create new demands for international capacity?
  • What are banks/financial institutions looking for when they purchase capacity today vs before?
  • Are our current networks sufficient? Where are the new markets/routes expecting growth?

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