The Governors' Table: Eastern Seaboard
Date and Time
Thursday Mar 2, 2023
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM ICT
Hilton Pattaya, Seaboard I, 17th floor
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3,000 baht or three (3) Event Vouchers
Members-only. Participation is limited to one representative per company.
Entrance fee includes a three-course meal and wine.
Note: Even if the event is fully booked we encourage you to sign up for the waitlist as we are sometimes able to offer places in case of cancellations.
Sheree, AMCHAM Thailand
AMCHAM invites you to join us for our Governors' Table, hosted by Wiyada Srinaganand of 3M Thailand, Charles Blocker of IC Partners, and John Evans of Tractus Asia.
Our Governors' Tables offer an opportunity to connect to leading executives and AMCHAM Board Governors over leisurely dinners in unique 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 Hilton Pattaya. Boasting sweeping ocean views, this 34-story hotel is adjacent to CentralFestival Pattaya Beach.
About Your Hosts:
Wiyada Srinaganand is currently Country Leader of 3M Thailand. She joined 3M as General Counsel and Management Operating Committee with over 20 years of experience in private practice and as in-house counsel. She started her career as an associate at Coopers & Lybrand Thailand, moved to White & Case Thailand and Norton Rose Thailand, and joined Michelin Thailand as General Counsel. Prior to taking her current position, her role at 3M was expanded to Women's Leadership Chair and Diversity & Inclusion Champion and from the legal pillar, she was recognized as Southeast Asia Legal 500 Powerlist Individual in 2019.
Charles Blocker is a founder and CEO of IC Partners, with more than two decades of experience in capital raising, corporate finance, and commercial real estate. He is also a senior member of the advisory boards at Young Happy and Singapore based AJT Holdings Pte. Ltd. which owns the Wellity and DrMap brands. Charles earned an MBA at the Kenan‐Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina‐Chapel Hill, with honors. He currently serves as a Trustee of the Kenan Foundation Asia and is a member of their Executive Committee. Charles served as a Governor and Vice President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Thailand from 2004 through 2007, and was elected back to the AMCHAM board in 2021. Charles resides in Bangkok with his wife and two children.
John Evans is a co-founding partner and the Managing Director of Tractus, a strategic advisory firm, which has advised clients on more than eight billion US dollars in trade and investment transactions. Leading Tractus from its inception in Bangkok in late 1995, John has helped it grow into a leading Pan-Asian consulting firm with 70-plus staff and offices in China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, and the USA. During his three decades in Asia, John has become a trusted advisor to multinational corporations, governments, and Non-Government Organizations (NGOs). He is an angel investor in several companies and has held numerous board roles for corporates and non-profits. John frequently writes articles, gives lectures, is interviewed, and conducts workshops around the world on economic trends and doing business in Asia. John is an avid cross-country cyclist and credits his rides, which have covered most of Southeast Asia, as a time for deep thought and the origin of many of his best client solutions. He studied East Asian History and Economics at Princeton University.