AMCHAM invites you to the Governors' Table, hosted by David Nardone of WHA Industrial Development, Nara Decharin of Baxter Healthcare, Rachel Davidson of Hilton & Doubletree Sukhumvit Bangkok, and Kaveepan Eiamsakulrat of The K.E.Land.
The 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.
Please join for a delicious three-course meal at the Oriental Residence, in the heart of Bangkok.
About your hosts:
David Nardone is Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors, Executive Director at WHA Corporation Public Company Limited. He is Group Executive Industrial and International, Executive Director at WHA Industrial Development Public Company Limited (Previously Hemaraj). Before joining Hemaraj in 1993, David held senior financial and manufacturing management positions in the computer industry residing in U.S.A., Thailand, and Hong Kong. David completed a BSBA in Finance and Entrepreneurship and a MBA at McKim D'Amore School of Business of Northeastern University in Boston, Ma. U.S.A. His activities at Northeastern University include Alumni Leader Programs and as an Advisor for the Center for Emerging Markets (CEM) at the McKim D'Amore School of Business. David contributes to economic forums and articles on automotive, industrial, investment and competitiveness. David resides in Bangkok with his wife Sirima and one of four children. Interests include architecture, Red Sox, tennis, jazz, cigars, poker, and Italian wine.
Nara Decharin is General Manager at Baxter Healthcare. Nara began his career in academia in the UK, transitioning into management consulting and M&A focusing on healthcare transactions. He returned to Asia to join the pharmaceutical and medical device industries over the past 12 years, where he gained experience across multiple commercial, corporate, and government affairs functions working in more than ten markets. Throughout his career, Nara has held a special passion for people and learning with particular interests in the evolution of people trends and the inevitable cultural barriers that exist as companies transcend geographical borders in globalized economics. Nara is a Registered Chartered Director through the Institute of Directors, serves as a Board Member of the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers Association, and is a member of the U.S.-ASEAN Business Council. As an active supporter of community activities, Nara sponsors Type 1 diabetes children and children from disadvantaged backgrounds through two charities.
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.
Kaveepan Eiamsakulrat is Executive Chairman of K.E. Land Co. Ltd. With over 27 years experience in the real estate development industry in Thailand and across the globe, he has expertise in real estate investment and infrastructure development in Thailand. Kaveepan has worked in leadership roles with multi-million US dollar corporations to bring innovation and technology in the real estate space in the Kingdom. He has served on the Board of Directors at the Housing Business Association, Thai Shopping Center Association, and is actively involved with other associations. He has also received the Trade Association Prestige Outstanding Executive Awards by Ministry of Commerce and Thai Chamber of Commerce in 2018.