AMCHAM Welcomes New Members
SCSI Quality Service ( Thailand) Co., Ltd.
SCSI Quality Service ( Thailand) Co., Ltd., incorporated in Thailand in November 2012. SCSI Quality Service ( Thailand) Co., Ltd. has been created to develop local Thailand and Asia Pacific opportunities with existing and new customers by providing on- site quality related services including inspection, supplier management, and other supply chain solutions to bring greater value to our customers.
The parent company of SCSI Quality Service ( Thailand) Co., Ltd. – Supply Chain Services International of Peoria, IL - USA was created in 2001 to provide overseas suppliers and their customers a “low maintenance” relationship. Suppliers and customers should focus their time on new products, new projects, and commercial discussions. Logistics, quality, and technical issues can be averted or efficiently managed to minimize negative consequences.
With continuously higher expectations in terms of quality, cost, logistics and technical support, SCSI strives to enhance the overall efficiency of the supply chain by offering logistics, quality and technical support and solutions.
Ranging from storage, to containment, to shipping, to technical representation, to quality auditing and certification assistance, etc., SCSI services encompasses the vast majority of functions necessary to be consistently successful in today’s environment no matter where you are in the world.
Our creed “For us to be successful, you have to be successful.”
Designate: Bryan Bowman, Thailand Country Manager Alternate: Prutikun Chaifoo, HR & Admin
Qual- Pro Corporation ( Thailand) Co., Ltd.
Qual- Pro was started in 1971 with a simple mission: Provide high- quality customer service to companies in need of electronics manufacturing services. Today, Qual- Pro continues that mission but with an expanded set of services. What was once a small shop primarily focused on testing electronics has grown to a company of more than 100 people offering an array of manufacturing services including turnkey manufacturing and complete box- level assembly of mission critical electronics.
The company has transitioned to the second generation of the Shane family. Today, all four of Gerald’s children work at the company. Brian is the CEO, Darrell develops technology to improve manufacturing operations, David focuses on marketing and facilities and Richard focuses on sales and operations.
Designate: Rick Thompson, Managing Director
Mastering the space where business and politics intersect – Woodmont International is a private firm that provides public affairs and government relations consulting services to multi- national companies, investors, and other entities throughout the Asia- Pacific region. On behalf of its clients, Woodmont’s team of experts focus on three main practice areas: mobilizing political support for key issues and initiatives through deploying a variety of public affairs tools; building integrated external relations strategies for corporations and other entities; and conducting diligence for investors so that they have full picture of a potential transaction or project.
Woodmont primarily works in the following markets: Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Vietnam. Woodmont’s headquarters is in Bangkok.
Jackson Cox, Founder and CEO of Woodmont International, has spent the past fifteen years working in the Asia- Pacific region and has an unparalleled network of relationships in the region and in capitals throughout the world.
Designate: Jackson Cox, Founder & CEO
ORDINARY SPECIAL COMPANY MEMBER
Arysta Lifescience ( Thailand) Co., Ltd.
Arysta Lifescience Corporation is focused on helping our customers cultivate business growth through the development, marketing and distribution of innovative, high- quality chemical solutions for today’s dynamic agroscience and heath & nutrition science market place.
Arysta Lifescience ( Thailand) a subsidiary of Arysta Lifescience Corporation, Japan, was established in 2001. It operates in the crop protection business attending agricultural production in this country. Our products include a wide range of herbicides, insecticides, fungicides and plant nutrient.
Designate: Syed Muhammad Amir Ali Jafri, Regional Head- South Asia Alternate: Thitipat Boonrat, Managing Director
Clifford Chance ( Thailand) Limited
Clifford Chance is a truly integrated law firm, which operates as one organization throughout the world. Our aim is always to provide the highest quality professional advice, combining technical expertise with a deep understanding of the commercial environment in which our clients operate.
Established in Thailand since 1996, Clifford Chance plays a central role in business transactions for its clients in Thailand and the Indochina region, including Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam.
With lawyers qualified in Thai and international law, we advise on banking, finance, corporate and M& A, securities, projects, restructuring and insolvency.
In addition to our specialist Thai lawyers, we can access the international resources of the Clifford Chance network to ensure that the right team provides the advice you need for your business.
Banking, Finance and Securities – project and asset financing, securities ( debt and equity), securitization and financial restructuring.
Corporate and Commercial – mergers and acquisitions, inward investment, corporate restructuring, fund management, derivatives, regulatory matters, competition law and general commercial advice.
Projects – acting for sponsors and lenders in relation to infrastructure, power and telecommunications projects.
Designate: Joseph Tisuthiwongse, Partner Alternate: Fergus Evans, Managing Partner
GE hunter ( Thailand) Co., Ltd.
“GE hunter” is a privately owned, strategic, international headhunting company with a diverse portfolio operating in industries such as FMGC, Pharma, IT, Financial & Banking, Industrial & Manufacturing and others.
Our headquarter is in Barcelona, Spain, operating globally. Asia Regional office is located in Bangkok, Thailand.
Our philosophy and operations in headhunting is ingrained in trust, it connects all members, and guarantees our ability to act together, we partner our clients and candidates.
Our 20 years of experience in headhunting is complemented by business leaders, our work is based on a TRUST concept, which represents our core values and resonates throughout every aspect of our operations.
As your committed partners “GE hunter”, are qualified to bring personalized solutions to your business needs. We take great pride in ensuring that we provide excellence. We support small to large international organizations in excelling their performance through recruiting and retaining the best talented individuals who provide the competitive edge.
Designate: Ariyar Clegg, Country Manager
Masii Group ( Thailand) Company Limited
68% of Thais say that they need to compare between three or more offers before making a final decision to purchase. As of today, there is no unbiased, one- stopsolution for financial products comparison either on or offline. This makes finding the right product to fit your needs very challenging. Many usually ended up losing both time, patience, and money choosing products that don’t fit the needs.
Masii, founded in 2015, is powered by B. Grimm Group. We are launching, first, in Thailand and we are planning to be in operation in other ASEAN countries by early 2016.
Masii is part of Savingsasia, an international team of experts, committed to developing exceptional products for Southeast Asia’s 600 million people. We build highly- localized products reflective of the diversity of one of the most vibrant and promising regions of the world.
Masii is the website, in Thailand, that provides the best financial products comparison service and is most comprehensive and easy to use.
Designate: Katherine Aphaivongs, Regional Managing Director Alternate: Annie Hansen, Chief Partnership Officer
Novotel Bangkok Sukhumvit 20
Opening early 2016 and located at the Bangkok city centre of Sukhumvit, the 4 star Novotel Bangkok Sukhumvit 20 is located a short walk from the Sukhumvit MRT subway and Asoke BTS skytrain station, only 30 minutes’ drive from Suvarnabhumi Airport. The hotel is within walking distance of Emporium and Emquatier Shopping and Office Precinct, Asoke Intersection and Queen Sirikit and Benjasiri Parks.
Making it a smart choice to explore and get around with Bangkok’s central business and entertainment districts. It offers 244 rooms and suites featuring modern Thai decor, full in room technologies and free Wifi. The hotel has 4 food and beverage outlets including Gourmet Bar, Food Exchange and a Rooftop bar, large Conference and meeting facilities including a Grand Ballroom to accommodate over 500 people, and 6 additional meeting rooms, spa, fitness centre, swimming pool and kids club.
Designate: Benjamin Krieg, General Manager
Rustic Pathways Co., Ltd
Rustic Pathways is a pioneer in providing superior quality travel and service programs for students and families in some of the world’s most welcoming countries. Rustic Pathways demands professionalism and integrity across all of its operations, insists on quality in all aspects of its programs, and places the safety of its students above all other considerations.
Our Mission: We empower students through innovative and responsible travel experiences to positively impact lives and communities around the world.
Our Vision: Rustic Pathways is committed to creating a world where: • Travel is accepted as an essential part of
every education • Travel is a model of sustainable develop
ment • All people are connected by a shared humanity and all decisions are made with a global perspective
Designate: Pattiya Taedaengpetch, Managing Director
RE/ MAX Thailand
RE/ MAX was founded on 1973 as a single Real Estate Office and grow up to the most recognized real estate Franchise brand, RE/ MAX Agents are the most productive in the real estate industry network. With more than 100,000 agents and more than 6,800 offices in over 100 countries.
REMAX is the leading real estate property of brokerage service provider in the world with over 40 years of experience the REMAX System has proven to be a great success worldwide. RE/ MAX expanded into Thailand in 2012 and operate as the master franchisor in Thailand.
Designate: Eran Milo, Regional Director Alternate: Phatthrawadee Milo, Training Center Director
Smile Republic Co., Ltd
Bangkok Smile Dental Group ( BSDG) is one of the biggest dental chains in Thailand. We have been providing a full range of high quality dental services under International standard since 2003 by a team of well- experienced and skilled dentists and dental specialists. We use the state- of- the- art technologies in our general as well as specialty practices. These include scaling, fillings, extractions, root canals, tooth whitening, veneers, crowns, bridges, and dental implants, etc. Presently, we have 7 dental clinics in group, including 4 clinics located in CBD of Bangkok ( Asok, Ploenchit, Nana and Silom), and 4 clinics located on Patong Beach, Phuket.
Bangkok Smile Dental Group ( BSDG) is ISO 9001: 2008 certified for both dental clinic and our in- house dental laboratories. Moreover, Sea Smile Dental Clinic is the first and the only Joint Commission International ( JCI) accredited dental clinic in Phuket and all of our dental clinics throughout Thailand follow the JCI guidelines.
We have very strict infection control system designed to prevent cross infection between patients. All of our dental instruments including our hand pieces are sterilized by autoclave with a high temperature up to 135° C.
BSDG is delighted to welcome you and help you get your dream smiles!
Designate: Dr. Sermsakul Wongtiraporn, Managing Director
Thai- Chinese International School
Since its beginning in 1995, the Thai- Chinese International School ( TCIS) has been an Age 2 through Grade 12 American- style collegepreparatory academic program that offers a day- program and also a new boarding program. Our current enrollment is 720 students.
TCIS is recognized among the top- ten international schools in Bangkok that offer an American Curriculum and 100% AmericanEnglish speaking academic programs. We currently have 65 USA Teachers, 14 Canadian Teachers, 12 Chinese Teachers and 7 Thai Teachers. We are accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges ( WASC) and offer 16 Advanced Placement high school courses.
We take pride in our daily instruction in Chinese and in Thai languages. Our graduates are regularly accepted at major colleges and universities in the USA, Canada, Thailand, Taiwan, Japan and China.
Designate: Steven Ballowe, Head of School Alternate: John Mcgrath, Head of High School
ASSOCIATE COMPANY MEMBER
American Refugee Committee International
The American Refugee Committee is an international nonprofit, nonsectarian organization that has provided humanitarian assistance and training to millions of beneficiaries over the last 35 years. ARC works with refugee communities in 11 countries around the world, helping people regain control of their lives. The people ARC serves have lost everything to events completely beyond their control. ARC provides shelter, clean water and sanitation, health care, skills training, microcredit education, protection and whatever support we can to let people begin again.
Representative: David Claussenius, Country Director Representative: Rachel Sismar, Global Fund Program Manager
Formerfeds, LLC is a leading provider of compliance, business development and trade facilitation to the private sector. Our company combines technical excellence with professional experience to implement the best compliance, risk management and business development solutions for companies worldwide.
Our strategic partnerships provide unparalleled access to the most experienced seniorlevel attorneys and former United States Department of Justice prosecutors with a broad range of experience to serve your needs. Through our flagship compliance system offering – Perfectshield ™ – Formerfeds delivers the technology and functionality of a state- of- the- art compliance identification, notification and tracking system to all levels of your organization.
Representative: Jeremy Plotnick, Public Relation and Crisis Management Representative: Susan Geyer, President
Tempus Applied Solutions. LLC
Tempus provides design, engineering, systems integration and flight operations solutions that support critical aviation mission requirements for a variety of customers including the United States Department of Defense, other U. S. government agencies, foreign governments and select corporations and individuals in the private sector. Our experienced team of professionals provides efficient, economical and flexible service that responds to the most challenging demands facing the aviation industry today. Our commitment to safety, security, and discretion has earned us a reputation as one of the most forward- thinking aviation companies worldwide.
Representative: Charlotte Hallengen, Regional Director South East Asia Representative: Ed Hackett - Chief Operations Officer
Topps Products, Inc.
TOPPS Products ( http:// toppsproducts. com) delivers Certified Energy Efficient, roof maintenance systems across the globe with sustainability designed specifically for commercial and industrial roofing sectors. These fully elastomeric roof coatings and sealant compounds have protected and sealed all types of roofs, stopping leaks and extending roof life for over 25 years and at every imaginable climate. TOPPS products have supplied proven durability with use in more than 30 countries and across all continents, including the venerable Antarctic.
Representative: John Fry, CEO and Owner Representative: James Thomas, Vice President, International Sales
Crowne Plaza Vientiane
The Crowne Plaza Vientiane is conveniently located within the vicinity of the city centre of Vientiane, capital of Lao PDR. Only a short 15- minute drive from Wattay International Airport, the hotel is the perfect address for both corporate and leisure travelers getting in and around the city being next to the city center artery of Rue Samsenthai.
Vientiane is well known for historical Buddhist temples scattered throughout the city such as Wat Si Muang and Wat Si Saket. The city also hosts Laos’ national symbol, the massive gilded golden stupa Pha That Luang. Guests will find streets lined with trees, French colonial buildings and open street markets. In the evening, take a leisure stroll at the sprawling Vientiane Night Market at the Mekong Riverside Park while passing through popular and scenic cultural sites.
Crowne Plaza Vientiane has a wide range of facilities designed to help you rebalance and rejuvenate. It has 198 well- appointed guest rooms and suites designed both with traditional & contemporary notes, an international all- day dining, specialty restaurant and a lobby bar. Guests who enjoy being fit can work out in our state- of- the art gym. Alternatively, you can choose to decompress and unwind in the infinity edge outdoor pool or on- site spa.
Representative: Oliver Horn, General Manager
Exo Travel Laos Co., Ltd.
EXO Travel ( formerly Exotissimo) has been helping our clients discover exactly why. With local teams in every major Asian destination, we seek out, refine and deliver a diverse range of travel experiences for a global audience. We succeed because we are as passionate about our job as we are professional. EXO now has more than 700 people in Vietnam, Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia, Indonesia, Thailand, Japan and China. Our values are rooted in our dedication, determination and unquenchable thirst for adventure.
Representative: Jason Blackwell, General Manager Representative: Douangmala Phommavong, Managing Director
Horton International was formed in Thailand in 2003, Vietnam in 2005 and in Laos in 2014 to service the needs of local and multinational companies that seek to recruit high quality people. We specialise in identifying and recruiting senior level business people who will help lead an organisation to achieve its full potential.
Our philosophy is to work with our clients and identify clearly their needs and then develop a strategy tailored according to the specifics of each assignment. Our approach is simple: we employ the classic search methodology, with no short- cuts, while making use of our extensive market knowledge and comprehensive database. During the search we maintain on- going dialogues with clients and potential candidates; our consultants also act as counselors, guiding candidates through the available career options.
Horton International’s clients are represented in most business and industry sectors and range from some of the world’s leading organisations to major local and regional companies to new business ventures. Wherever there is a need for top quality human resources, we are able to apply our expertise, drawing where necessary on the collective resources of our international partner firms and specialist knowledge in almost any industry.
Representative: Parry Sanixay, Chief Country Representative Representative: Gary Woollacott, Managing Partner
Lao Global Engineering
Lao Global is positioned in the market to apply international management experience to your project. Our predominantly Lao handpicked and experienced design engineers, supervisors and construction managers are trained in safety management, people management and project management techniques. Lao Global understands the need for planning, quality control, compliance to design, adherence to schedule, meeting budgets and quality Representative: Rob Usher, Director Representative: Khonekham Lovanxay, Director
Pimenton steakhouse finds inspiration in both, the “pimenton”, culinary heritage of Spain with its tapas and the wood- fired grilling traditions of the Americas, especially Argentina where beef occupies a very special place.
Showcasing exceptional meats from Canada, Thailand, New- Zealand and Japan, Pimenton also features seasonal and local produce in distinctive preparations. Pimenton harnesses the culinary and hospitality talent of Serge Selbe and Regina Selbe in a friendly and comfortable neighborhood restaurant with an energetic vibe and creative menu designed to appeal to the palate of the very cosmopolitan Vientiane and surrounding countries.
Representative: Serge Selbe, Chef
Whessoe can trace its origins back over 200 years in the field of power generation and Oil & gas. The company is truly and international group with expanding global capacity, strategically positioned. Our value lies in our ability to plan, manage and efficiently produce complete packages of work, ensuring that even the most complex projects are safety completed on time.
Our competencies lie in the Project Management, Design, Fabrication, construction and Commissioning of Oil & Gas storage tanks, penstocks and gates for Hydro Electric Power projects, piping systems, mechanical & electrical installation services including painting and Insulation services.
Our new workshop in Vientiane will offer more metal engineering and fabrications options as it will be a 100% permanent structure to cater for the Lao PDR and neighboring countries.
Representative: Michael Simcock, General Manager