Entries by AmCham Vietnam

Message from the Chair – October 2019

October has been an active month at AmCham Vietnam – including a successful Supplier Day, robust committee and business events, and on-going advocacy activities surrounding potential changes to laws affecting many of our members. And, as our new Executive Director completes her second month with AmCham, Mary Tarnowka continues to canvas the membership, as well as participate in many business events, to open doors to existing and new members and opportunities for the HCMC chapter.  It is an exciting time for the organization.

US partners with Vietnam to build urban energy security

The US Agency for International Development (USAID) on Friday announced a new project promoting urban energy security in Việt Nam at an event held in HCM City.

The event was attended by USAID Deputy Administrator Bonnie Glick, USAID/Vietnam Mission Director Michael Greene, leaders of the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT)’s Electricity and Renewable Energy Authority, and HCM City’s Department of Industry and Trade.

Candidates for Board of Governors 2020

The Nominating Committee of AmCham Vietnam-HCMC announces the following nominees for the AmCham Vietnam HCMC Board of Governors election for the Jan. 2020-Dec. 2021 term. Nine governors will be elected from the below-listed candidates in on-line secure voting starting the evening of November 11, 2019. The election results will be audited and verified by KPMG, and the elected Governors will be announced at our Annual General Meeting on December 10, 2019.

Hang Nguyen, Candidate for Board of Governors 2019

Hang Nguyen is a partner at Baker McKenzie and the current head of the Employment and Labor practice in Vietnam.

Hang’s practice focuses on Employment and Labor, M&A as well as Corporate and Compliance matters. Her diverse working experience, broad knowledge in various areas of law, and business management qualifications allow her to provide clients with practical and commercially savvy legal advice in order to create effective, strategic and innovative solutions to navigate the ever-changing legal landscape of Vietnam.

Soren S. Pedersen, Candidate for Board of Governors 2020

I’m a Danish national and have worked in Asia for more than 25 years. I’m today heading up SSA Marine’s regional activities. SSA is an international port operator headquartered in Seattle USA. The company is active in more than 250 locations across 5 continents. SSA’s activities span cruise, bulk and container handling. We employ about 17,000 staff globally.

Sai Ponugoti, Candidate for Board of Governors 2020

Sai Ramana Ponugoti (Sai) leads P&G’s Vietnam operations since 2019, serving Vietnam consumers through leadership brands across all P&G categories: Baby Care, Hair Care, Fabric & Home Care, Skin & Personal Care, Feminine Care, and Oral Care. He works with distributors and retail partners to create value for consumers through defining Commercial strategies, leading Business Operations and building Go-to-market strategies – to ensure joint category growth.