Michael Edward Kelly
Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors, Board Member, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Ho Tram Project Company (The Grand)
Relocated to Vietnam in 2015, the Philadelphia-native has full responsibilities for the company’s $4.2 billion (USD) development including its award winning integrated resort and casino, The Grand, its championship golf course ranked #35 in the World, and its multiple residential and hotel developments.
Kelly’s experience in capital markets has seen him raise in excess of $1.5 billion USD, while his proven leadership qualities have seen him hold positions including CEO, President, COO, CFO and BD of some of the most recognized casino/hospitality companies.
In 2016, Kelly was named Chairman of the Tourism Committee and in 2017 was elected Vice Chairman and in 2018 was elected the Chairman of AmCham Hanoi, as well as National Chairman of AmCham in 2018, he has also served on the Board on AmCham Vietnam (HCMC) since 2018.
A graduate of Villanova University, Michael holds a BSBA degree.
Statement of Interest
I, Michael Kelly, am a current Board Member of both AmCham Vietnam (HCMC) and AmCham Hanoi and respectfully request your support to serve on the Board (HCMC) for the 2020/2021 term.
I currently am a business executive responsible for the largest USA private equity investment in Vietnam. In my capacity as Chairman & CEO of HTP (The Grand) I oversee several billions of dollars (USD) of investment and thousands of employees. I strive each day to promote good business values to the community and advocate for level playing fields and transparency in government rules and regulations.
I and my company are both strong supporters of AmCham and I have seen first-hand the positive contribution AmCham has and can make to the community. I have over 30 years of business experience and have recently served (2018) as National Chair of AmCham. I am prepared to use my experience to promote American brands, continue to foster and expand the bi-lateral relationship, and advocate for fair and transparent tax and government regulations.
Again, I’m Michael Kelly, the Chairman & CEO of Ho Tram Project Company (The Grand) and I respectfully seek your support to be elected to the Board.