Com­mit­tee Meet­ings: Oc­to­ber

Thai-American Business (T-AB) Magazine - - Committee Update -

SME & Le­gal

On Oc­to­ber 14, the com­mit­tees met at Senor Pico Restau­rant at Rem­brandt Ho­tel to ask a panel of lawyers ev­ery­thing they wanted to know with­out hav­ing to pay for it. The panel of lawyers in­cluded Kowit Somwaiya from Law­plus, Paul Volo­darsky from Lim­charoen, Michael Doyle from Seri, Manop & Doyle, and David Lawrence from Tilleke & Gib­bins. Pic­tured are the speak­ers ( cen­ter) flanked by com­mit­tee lead­ers Paul Robere ( left) and Kevin Wind­field ( right) and at­ten­dees.

Cor­po­rate So­cial Re­spon­si­bil­ity ( CSR)

On Oc­to­ber 16, the com­mit­tee met in AMCHAM’S Citi Board­room to hear about Con­rad’s best CSR prac­tices from Her­man Ehrlich, Gen­eral Man­ager, Con­rad Bangkok ho­tel. Pic­tured are the speaker and AMCHAM Com­mu­ni­ca­tions Di­rec­tor Deanna Pa­jkovski ( cen­ter) with meet­ing at­ten­dees.

Tax

On Oc­to­ber 20, the com­mit­tee met at AMCHAM’S Citi board­room to hear from Jack Shee­han and Em­valee Chiara­purk from DFDL and Steven Carey from Quan­tera Global who pro­vided in­sights on the new trans­fer pric­ing rules and the im­pact they will have on your fi­nan­cial re­sults and tax re­port­ing. Pic­tured are ( from left): John An­des ( com­mit­tee leader); Em­valee Chiara­purk ( speaker); Ntoudi Mouyelo; Steven Carey ( speaker); Jack Shee­han ( speaker); and Greg Boudah.

Trans­porta­tion & Lo­gis­tics

On Oc­to­ber 15, the com­mit­tee, in con­junc­tion with the Bri­tish Cham­ber of Commerce in Thai­land ( BCCT), met at the Crowne Plaza Bangkok Lumpini Park to hear a pre­sen­ta­tion on the Sea­gate sup­ply chain from Matthew Brown, Vice Pres­i­dent of Sea­gate Sup­ply Chain Oper­a­tions & Ser­vices. Pic­tured are ( from left): Ian Hamil­ton ( com­mit­tee leader), Matthew Brown ( speaker), Jeff Ny­gaard ( Board li­ai­son) and Anu­tra Sin­chaipanich ( com­mit­tee leader).

Le­gal

On Oc­to­ber 19, the com­mit­tee met at the Hil­ton Sukhumvit to learn about anti- cor­rup­tion com­pli­ance and ad­e­quate pro­ce­dures from David Lawrence, Tilleke & Gib­bins; Van­ina Suchar­itkul, Her­bert Smith Free­hills; and Dou­glas Man­cill, Price­sanond. Pic­tured are ( from left) David Lawrence ( speaker and com­mit­tee leader), Van­ina Suchar­itkul ( speaker), and Dou­glas Man­cill ( speaker and com­mit­tee leader).

Busi­ness Eco­nomics

On Oc­to­ber 27, com­mit­tee met at AMCHAM’S Citi Board­room to hear Mongkol­nimit Auacherd­kul, Di­rec­tor and Pub­lic and Gov­ern­ment Af­fairs Man­ager of Esso, share his in­sights on the world’s En­ergy Out­look: a view to 2040. Pic­tured are speaker ( cen­ter) with com­mit­tee co- chairs and at­ten­dees.

Young Pro­fes­sion­als

On Oc­to­ber 29, the com­mit­tee and friends con­verged at Bangkok Betty for a so­cial net­work­ing night. The event raised Baht 15,150 for the AMCHAM Thai­land Char­i­ta­ble Foun­da­tion’s Adopt- a- School pro­gram. Pic­tured are com­mit­tee lead­ers Lau­rie Colyer- Charu­sorn and Pat­triya Pew­bang, AMCHAM with An­gelo, Man­ager of Bangkok Betty ( cen­ter).

Greater Phuket Chap­ter

On Oc­to­ber 30 the com­mit­tee met at the Outrig­ger La­guna Phuket Beach Re­sort to hear about Phuket tourism by the num­bers from Jes­per Palmqvist, Area Di­rec­tor – Asia Pa­cific for STR Global and Mark Simmons, Vice Pres­i­dent for Sales and Mar­ket­ing at Asia- Pa­cific Outrig­ger Re­sorts. Pic­tured are ( from left): Jes­per Palmqvist ( speaker), Mark Simmons ( speaker), and Bill Bar­nett ( com­mit­tee leader).

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