WASHINGTON, Nov. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/—The Vietnam Education Foundation (VEF) is proud to announce the appointment of Christopher J. Fussner as Chairman of the VEF Board of Directors as well as the appointment by President Barack Obama of two new Presidential appointees to the VEF Board of Directors, Ms. Sandy Hoa Dang and Dr. Isaac F. Silvera.
Mr. Christopher J. Fussner is Owner and Founder of TransTechnology Pte Ltd, a major distributor of Surface Mount Technology and Semiconductor capital equipment with offices in Singapore, Penang, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Chiangmai, Jakarta, Batam, Manila, Cebu, Shenzhen, Shanghai, Hanoi, New Delhi, Bangalore and Chennai.
He received his B.A. in History and Asian Studies from The George Washington University and his Master of International Management at the Thunderbird School of Global Management. He began his international career in Ouagadougou (Upper Volta) Burkino Faso, West Africa, as Program Assistant with Catholic Relief Services. Subsequently, he joined the Church World Service devoting his time as a Refugee Resettlement Officer in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, where he had responsibility for the Vietnamese Refugee resettlement process.