Committee Meetings: October
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.
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).
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).
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.
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).