Founder, Chairman, and Managing Director
America Indochina Management Ltd. (AIM)
Mark Gillin has been identifying, developing and investing in business opportunities in Indochina since 1993.
He is a founder, Chairman, and Managing Director of America Indochina Management Ltd. (AIM) a diversified Holding Company with operations throughout Vietnam and Cambodia. Since its founding in 1996, AIM has established market leadership in a variety of product categories covering a diverse range of industries including Construction Materials, Specialty Furniture, Consumer Products and Industrial Consumables.
He is also a founder and Chairman of AIM Capital Management Ltd, an investment management company that provides expansion capital and strategic and operational support to small and medium sized companies throughout Indochina. AIM Capital Management has invested in Healthcare, Media, Technology, Furniture, Hospitality, and Consumer Products.
Mark has successfully managed businesses in a number of different markets at various stages of development (Japan, Hong Kong, Guam, Vietnam, Cambodia). Prior to coming to Vietnam in 1993, he spent five years with Getz Bros., the oldest and largest US non-commodities trading company, where he worked closely on marketing and distribution issues with leading MNCs including Nestlé, Mobile Chemical, Kimberly-Clark, Abbott Labs, Colgate-Palmolive, Heineken and others.
He has served as non-executive board member of Navigos, AA Corporation, Japan Vietnam Medical Corporation and Indochina Assets Limited. He served 6 years as a member of Board of Governors of AmCham Vietnam, including one year as Chairman and two years as Vice Chairman.
Vision for AmCham
To make AmCham an increasingly important and relevant voice in shaping policies that facilitate doing business in Vietnam and foster increased trade and investment between Vietnam and the U.S.; and to encourage members to contribute to that voice by providing them information on relevant issues and the conduits to express their needs and concerns.
To make the AmCham increasingly relevant to members though more individualized outreach; a better understanding of the issues and activities that most interest them and the forums and activities through which to engage them.
To provide networking opportunities for members that enable them learn from, assist and transact with other members.