Monthly Luncheon & Annual General Meeting : Smart Vehicles for a Smart World
On October 31, members came together for the AMCHAM General Membership (AGM) luncheon. The guest speaker John Yang, President of Ford Smart Mobility, Asia Pacific, talked about the global trends in the field of smart mobility. He discussed how car makers, including Ford, are developing mobility solutions; and touched upon the advances being made to create connected, electrified, autonomous vehicles.
The members also used this opportunity to cast their vote for the 2019-2020 board of governors election. The following members were elected to the Board of Governors to fill seven positions. In alphabetical order they are:
- Daniel Abate
General Manager, Finance, Chevron Thailand Exploration & Production
- Ian Nicholls
President, GM Southeast Asia, General Motors (Thailand) Ltd.
- Jeffrey Nygaard
Executive Vice President, Global Operations, Seagate Technology (Thailand) Ltd.
- Jennifer Peng
Finance Director, Greater Indochina HUB, Colgate Palmolive Thailand
- Ornkanya Pibuldham
Managing Director & Chief Country Officer, Bank of America
- Tibor Pandi
Country Head, Citi Country Officer Thailand, Myanmar, Cambodia, and Laos, Citibank
- Viboon Kromadit
Director & Chief Marketing Officer, AMATA Corporation PCL
Those remaining on the Board for another year are: Dale Lee, CoffeeWORKS; Herman Ehrlich, Conrad Bangkok; Parnsiree Amatayakul, IBM; Jeremy Osterstock, Esso; David Nardone, WHA Industrial Development; Vickie Wisadkosin, Ford Motor Company; Gregory Bastien, American Axle; and George Hartel, Narai Intertrade.