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AusCham is pleased to confirm the results of the election for the National Board at tonight’s Annual General Meeting 2016 (22 March 2016).

AusCham’s National Board comprises 12 Directors – four (4) from Hanoi and eight (8) from HCMC. No election was required in Hanoi as the number of nominations (4) equalled the number of vacancies (4). In HCMC, there were nine (9) nominations for eight (8) positions.

Below, the 12 directors of the new 2016/17 Board are listed in alphabetical order (by first name).

AusCham’s National Board, 2016/17

Below, the 12 directors of the new 2016/17 Board are listed in alphabetical order (by first name).

  1. Adam McDonald (HN) – 2015/16 Director of AusCham; General Manager, InterContinental Hanoi Westlake
  2. Brian O’Reilly (HCM) – 2015/16 President & Director of AusCham; Managing Director, SEA Management Consulting
  3. Chau Ta (HCM) – 2015/16 Director of AusCham; Legal Counsel-Transactions, SC Capital
  4. David Carter (HN) – 2015/16 Director of AusCham; Chief Executive Manager, AON Vietnam
  5. Giles Cooper (HN) – 2015/16 Vice President & Director of AusCham; Partner, Duane Morris
  6. Greg Ohan (HCM) – 2015/16 Director of AusCham; Senior Director, CBRE Vietnam
  7. Jason Turnbull (HCM) – Managing Director of Inspire Advisory Group
  8. Matthew Lourey (HCM) – Managing Partner, Domicile Corporate Services
  9. Minh Duong (HCM) – Partner, Asia Counsel
  10. Phillip Dowler (HN) – 2015/16 Director of AusCham; Head of Campus, RMIT University
  11. Ray Gordon (Professor) (HCM) – Head of Centre for Commerce and Management, RMIT University
  12. Tran Thi Thuy Ha (HCM) – 2015/16 Treasurer & Director of AusCham; Head of Alternative Distribution, ANZ Vietnam

Election of Office bearers

Office bearers will be elected by the Board in the next week. The vacant positions are:

  1. President*
  2. Vice President (cannot reside in the same Chapter (Hanoi or HCMC) as the President)
  3. Treasurer
  4. Secretary

* The 2015/16 President, Brian O’Reilly, confirmed at tonight’s meeting that he will not be nominate for the position of President in the new term.

Thank you from AusCham

AusCham thanks all 13 people who nominated to serve on the Board in both Hanoi and HCMC in 2016/17.

It also thanks the Directors from 2015/16 who decided to retire at this election; namely Shane Dillon, David Robinson, Jamie Rossall (previously Secretary) and Rod Quinton.

The support of all, including this year’s unsuccessful candidate, is critical for the ongoing success of AusCham – which is delivering value to our members and sponsors.