Welcome Dinner for new Ambassador Daniel Kritenbrink
Date(s) - Jan 18, 2018
6:30 pm - 9:15 pm
Join AmCham HCMC Board of Governors to welcome new U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam Daniel J. Kritenbrink
AmCham Vietnam members and their guests are invited to take part in a welcome dinner for our new Ambassador Daniel J. Kritenbrink on his visit to Ho Chi Minh City at the InterContinental Saigon at 6:30 pm on Thursday, January 18, 2018.
Ambassador Kritenbrink will share with us highlights of President Trumps visit in November, current state of bilateral relationship, including priorities for business, trade and economics and how he sees the relationship developing in the coming years. The Ambassador looks forward to answering questions, hearing comments and concerns from participants.
We are looking forward to your participation in welcoming Ambassador Kritenbrink and assisting in the understanding of Business and Foreign Direct Investment in Vietnam.
|6:30pm||Registration and Refreshments|
|7:05pm||Welcome & Introduction by AmCham Chair|
|Remarks by Ambassador Daniel Kritenbrink, followed by Q&A and discussion|
|7:25pm||Dinner is served|
vnd 17,000,000/table of 10 persons
Note: Reservations/cancellations must be received 48 hours before the event, and must be made on-line, by email, or by fax. We are unable to accept reservations/cancellations by telephone.
AMBASSADOR DANIEL J. KRITENBRINK
Daniel J. Kritenbrink is a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, who has served as an American diplomat since 1994. He was confirmed by the U.S. Senate to be the next U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam on October 26, 2017, and presented his credentials to Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang on November 6, 2017.
Mr. Kritenbrink has completed multiple assignments related to Asia. Most recently, he was the Senior Advisor for North Korea Policy at the Department of State. Prior to that, he was Senior Director for Asian Affairs at the National Security Council (2015-2017), where he worked extensively on Vietnam and oversaw the negotiation of two Joint Statements regarding our Comprehensive Partnership with Vietnam. At the U.S. Embassy in Beijing, Mr. Kritenbrink served as Deputy Chief of Mission (2013-2015), Minister Counselor for Political Affairs (2011-2013), and as Political Officer (2006-2009). He also served in Tokyo (1994-1995 and 2000-2004), Sapporo (1995-1997), and Kuwait City (1997-1999). In Washington, his other assignments have included Director of the Office of Chinese and Mongolian Affairs at the Department of State (2009-2011), and Staff Assistant to the Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs (1999-2000).
Mr. Kritenbrink earned an M.A. from the University of Virginia and a B.A from the University of Nebraska-Kearney. He speaks Chinese and Japanese. He and his wife Nami have two children.
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Silver Sponsor – vnd 25,000,000
- 4 complimentary tickets
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Bronze Sponsor – vnd 10,000,000
- 2 complimentary tickets
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- 1 month Networking Online (125px x 125px) on AmCham website