January 22, 2012 21:41 ET Online Seminars to Provide Keys to Success for Automotive Suppliers Expanding in Mexico and Russia

TROY, MI--(Marketwire - Jan 22, 2012) -, a unique marketplace for intelligence and resources for doing business in international markets, today announced leading Mexico and Russia automotive experts Leo Torres de Unanue and Yuri Danilov will make guest presentations on doing business in the Mexican and Russian automotive industries via two 60-minute live online seminars.

On January 25, Mr. Torres, Ford Mexico's Director of Purchasing, will present "How to Remain Competitive as a Supplier in Mexico" at 10:00 am EST - Detroit time / 16.00 hrs. Brussels time / 23.00 hrs. Shanghai time.

On January 26, Mr. Danilov will present "Keys to Supplier Success in the Russian Automotive Industry" at 10:00 am EST - Detroit time / 16.00 hrs. Brussels time / 23.00 hrs. Shanghai time.

Mr. Torres will discuss: Current situation in Mexico; Top commodities sourced in Mexico; Current environment in the purchasing world; Challenges and opportunities for Mexican manufacturing sites; What can we do?; and What comes next?

Mr. Danilov will discuss: what supplier management needs to know and how to execute successfully in this market. After several years of a down market, Russia is growing and seeking leading edge and successful western suppliers to help build its local automotive industry.

"The speakers will provide keys to successfully penetrating and expanding within the automotive OE/supplier industries in Mexico and Russia," states Ron Hesse, publisher of and host of the international business Online Seminars. "Attendees worldwide will be able to view the presentations from the speakers via live Internet webcasts. Attendees will be able to ask questions directly to the presenters."

The seminars are also offered as recorded On-Demand Seminars for viewing at any time via the Internet.

A complete agenda, registration for this event, Speakers' Bios, a complete list of upcoming Live Online Seminars, as well as access to 50+ On-Demand Seminars, are available at Additional global business topics are continuously added to the schedule. The Company's past Online Seminars have been attended by executives from over 25 countries, thereby making these truly global events. events have received "excellent" or "very good" ratings from 94 percent of more than 7,500 executives who have attended its conferences, seminars and online seminars. Additionally, 95 percent of online seminar attendees stated they would recommend these seminars to colleagues, and 99% stated they would attend future online seminars.

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