We plug you directly into the sources: deeper, wider, broader



ABOUT US

Energy and Infrastructure, Commodities, Industrial


Boutique Hong Kong based sourcing and trading firm

Sector Focus

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Energy

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Infrastructure

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Commodities

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Industrial

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Agriculture


TEAM

In a market laden with inherent risks, a unique blend of knowledge and experience is required


David Wood

CEO & CO-FOUNDER

David has worked for the last sixteen years beginning in the U.S. marines (intelligence field) with years spent in LATAM, EU, ASIA followed by the last decade intensively in SE Asia doing highly sensitive liaison work and sourcing for privately owned companies on multiple fronts.

He also has an outstanding list of awards and credentials from the US Marine Corps and continues to work with that community on design and development through Virtus outdoors.

Sean Crawford

CO-FOUNDER & MANAGING PARTNER

Sean currently is the partner at DJW HOLDINGS, an Asia based sourcing firm. DJW provides solutions across the sourcing spectrum ultimately helping firms decrease procurement costs and operational inefficiencies. Sean's key roles include strategy and structuring as well as increasing their client base in Europe and the Middle East.

He is the founder of Tainted City Limited, a private investment fund focused on the growing hospitality sector in Hong Kong and South East Asia. The portfolio includes some of the region's leading bars, restaurants and nightclubs. Sean is also Founder of Crawford & Mackinnon Global Limited. A boutique advisory firm focused on the Western market looking to better penetrate the Asia-Pacific region.

Sean was previously a Director at MVision Private Equity Advisers. He helped lead the development of MVision Strategic Asia Hong Kong, co-founding the office in 2009. He assisted in the advisory and capital raising efforts of numerous leading private equity firms in the U.S., Europe and Asia-Pacific. Sean has worked on over 25bn USD of completed fundraising transactions.

Chris Barber

PARTNER

Chris has worked in the financial sector for the last 9 years. He began his career at Moore Capital Management on the credit trading desk and moved to Bank of America Merrill Lynch in 2009 as a FX Trader. He was fast tracked and promoted to Vice President of G10 FX Trading at the age of 26 and has managed bank risk in US and Asia.

He has spent the past 5 years traveling throughout US, South America, Asia and Europe gaining market and industry knowledge from a vast array of bank clients. Due to this he has been able to help secure a global network of top level executives and managers across many industries which are vital to the sourcing business.


APPROACH & STRATEGY

Understand the challenges of global sourcing


Approach

Identification of suppliers through an extensive global network

Selection of appropriate suppliers

Cost and terms negotiations

Quality control and social compliance

Global logistics services

Joint venture and partnership programs

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Strategy

Flow diagram of Aeron Global's approach

SERVICES

A trusted advisor and partner


Passionate about helping their client succeed

Blue arrow Evaluation of suppliers through an extensive global network

Blue arrow Product Development
- Complete product management
- Packaging and graphic design

Blue arrow Selection of appropriate suppliers
- Commodity/Product/Component sourcing

Blue arrow Selection of appropriate suppliers
- Cost reduction through competitive sourcing
- Realizing cost reductions versus current production costs

Blue arrow Costs and terms negotiations
- Production control and testing
- Quality Assurance

Blue arrow Global Logistics Services
- On-time deliveries;
- Warehousing resources

Blue arrow Joint venture and partnership programs