For­eign Chambers Gather in Pattaya to Dis­cuss Thai­land 4.0

Thai-American Business (T-AB) Magazine - - Events Round-Up -

On May 19, mem­bers of ten for­eign chambers of com­merce, led by the Amer­i­can Cham­ber of Com­merce in Thai­land, gath­ered at AVANI Pattaya Re­sort & Spa for a panel dis­cus­sion on ‘ Thai­land 4.0: Plans & Chal­lenges for Har­ness­ing Hu­man Cap­i­tal.’ Pan­elists were Dr. Ki­tipong Prom­wong, Sec­re­tary- Gen­eral of the Thai­land Na­tional Science, Tech­nol­ogy & In­no­va­tion Pol­icy Of­fice ( NST); Jef­frey Nygaard, Se­nior Vice Pres­i­dent & Head of Global Oper­a­tions & Sup­ply Chain at Sea­gate Tech­nol­ogy and AMCHAM Thai­land’s Board Pres­i­dent; Som­nuek Ngam­trakul­chol, Vice Pres­i­dent ASEAN of Hu­man Re­sources at Gen­eral Mo­tors; Remy Maitam, Pres­i­dent at Tri­umph Avi­a­tion Ser­vices; and Kevin Camelon, Se­nior Di­rec­tor of World­wide Sup­ply Chain at Fabrinet Com­pany.

The panel was fol­lowed by a net­work­ing evening with the par­tic­i­pa­tion of the Aus­tralian, Bri­tish, Cana­dian, Ger­man, Mex­i­can, Sin­ga­porean, South African, Bel­gian, and Dutch chambers of com­merce in Thai­land. The two events were kindly un­der­writ­ten by WHA Cor­po­ra­tion, Cater­pil­lar ( Thai­land), AVANI Pattaya Re­sort & Spa, and Rugby School Thai­land.

Pic­tured are the lead­ers of par­tic­i­pat­ing chambers and event spon­sors with the Mayor of Pattaya City ( from left): Markus Loren­zini, Siemens; Som­sak Tan­ruengsri, AVANI Pattaya Re­sort & Spa; Pa­sit Foobunma, South African/ Thai Cham­ber of Com­merce; Jef­frey Nygaard, Sea­gate Tech­nol­ogy and Pres­i­dent of AMCHAM’S Board of Gover­nors; Po­lice Ma­jor Gen­eral Anan Charoen­chasri, Mayor of Pattaya City; David Nar­done, He­maraj Land And De­vel­op­ment; Simon Matthews, Man­pow­er­group Thai­land; Mark Bowl­ing, Pattaya Realty; Bren­dan Cun­ning­ham, Austcham Thai­land; and Nigel West­lake, Rugby School Thai­land

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