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AMCHAM invites you to join us for our Governors' Table, hosted by Greg Wong of Agoda, Rachel Davidson of Hilton & Doubletree Sukhumvit Bangkok, Greg Bastien of American Axle & Manufacturing, and Greg Boudah of Spokes Jewelry Services
Our Governors' Tables offer an opportunity to connect to leading executives and AMCHAM Board Governors over leisurely dinners in unique dinner venues around Bangkok. The small group size allows for individual introductions followed by relaxed, wide-ranging conversations with leaders from diverse industries and businesses.
This evening’s venue is the Westin Grande Sukhumvit hotel. Altitude is our private, rooftop venue on the 25th floor with spectacular views of Sukhumvit
About your hosts:
Rachel Davidson is the Cluster General Manager of Hilton and DoubleTree by Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok. Her career has encompassed General Manager’ roles at hotels and resorts throughout Thailand. Japan, China and Australia, the last twelve years with Hilton. Rachel has held director positions in various organizations including President of American Chamber of Commerce in Okinawa (2016 - 2018), Vice President of Chatan Tourism, Chair of Tourism Whitsundays, President of Hotels Sales and Marketing Association, Victoria and Director of YWCA, Melbourne. Rachel was the Japan, Korea and Micronesia representative from 2015-2019 for Hilton’s Global Corporate Responsibility program, Travel with Purpose, and continues to focus on adding value and supporting social and environmental initiatives in the local community.
Greg Wong, is Managing Director at Agoda, one of the world's fastest-growing online travel platforms, with over 2,000 employees in Bangkok. An experienced Board Member and former Senior American Diplomat, Greg specializes in building sustainable partnerships between government and industry. Greg was Commercial Officer at American Embassies in Thailand, China, Malaysia, Vietnam and other global posts. Greg was awarded the Gold Medal - the highest award given by the U.S. Department of Commerce. Greg was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Burundi, and entrepreneur with a successful import and retail business in Honolulu. Greg studied Thai at Chula, holds an MBA from the University of Hawaii, and an MPA from Harvard.
Gregory Bastien has served as Managing Director of American Axle & Manufacturing, Rayong, Thailand for eight years. In this time he has grown the business within Thailand to include extensive localization of all product needed to support and vertically integrate the business within Thailand. Additionally, the business has grown from supporting one OEM to two OEMs within Thailand and exports to four other continents. Prior to this, Greg was the Managing Director of AAM’s operations in Curitiba, Brazil, during which time the business expanded extensively to support local growth and international customers located in Argentina, Mexico, and Germany. Before joining American Axle & Manufacturing 19 years ago, Greg served in the U.S. Military for ten years, leaving the service as a Captain. He graduated from the United States Military Academy, West Point, NY with a Bachelor’s Degree in Aerospace Engineering and a MBA from Spring Arbor University.
Greg Boudah, is Owner & Managing Director of Spokes Jewelry Service, a Treaty of Amity Company and a leading provider of jewelry design and production for global brands throughout the US, Europe, Australia, and the Middle East. Spokes Jewelry was recently presented with a “Gold Award” from American Embassy Bangkok for “Extraordinary Dedication and Service to the Peoples of Thailand and the United States”. Prior to founding Spokes Jewelry, Greg served in the U.S. Marine Corps for over 10 years and is a decorated Iraq War Veteran. He is married with one child.