The American Chamber of Commerce in South China


The 2018 Board of Governors

Dr. Harley Seyedin

AmCham South China President Harley Seyedin
President, Allelon Energy Partners
President, the American Chamber of Commerce in South China
Special Advisor to Chairman, President George H. W. Bush China-U.S. Relations Foundation

    ●Winner of 2017 Oslo Business for Peace Award (together with Elon Musk), Awarded by the Award Committee of Nobel Laureates in Peace and Economics
    ●Among less than 20 individuals to be awarded the Thomas Jefferson Initiated “Peace Through Commerce Medal” by the U.S. Government since its inception in 1790 and the only person in history to have been awarded both the Oslo Business for Peace Award and the Peace Through Commerce Medal.
    ●President, Allelon Energy Partners and former President of Sithe Global Pacific (Sithe Global is owned by the Blackstone Group)
    ●Visiting Scholar, Jinan University
    ●President, the American Chamber of Commerce in South China
    ●Former Chairman of Montgomery College and State Chairman of the Maryland Association of Community College Trustees representing all seventeen colleges in the State.
    ●Former Member of the Board of Directors of the Kennedy Institute by appointment of Cardinal James A. Hickey.
    ●Together with Secretary of State of Cambodia Knighted under the Philippine act of Parliament 646 joining Dr. Henry Kissinger and King Carlos of Spain and others previously knighted.
    ●Together with the Philippines Secretary of Health, Dr. Francisco T. Duque, III, became a Sino-Philippine Asia International Peace Laureate for “his dynamic contributions to humanity”



Dr. Harley Seyedin is an international businessman, humanitarian, philanthropist and world renowned China expert.

On May 28, 2017, Dr. Harley Seyedin and Elon Musk won the 2017 Oslo Business for Peace Award. The selection was made by the Award committee of Nobel Laureates in Peace and Economics in closed-door meetings. The Committee chose the recipients from a pool of nominees from over 40 countries put forward by the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), and the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC).

Each Year, the Business for Peace Award is presented at the end of a two-day celebration in May in Oslo, Norway. The Award ceremony takes place at the Oslo City Hall, the location the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony. Celebrations begin with a Welcome Reception and Gala Dinner hosted by HRH Crown Prince Haakon and HRH Crown Princess Mette-Marit. The ceremonies include the Business for Peace Summit which is attended by hundreds of business and industry leaders, as well as, media, academia, policy experts, ambassadors and top government officials. 2017 Speakers included Norway’s Prime Minister Erna Solberg.

Dr. Harley Seyedin was among 228 individuals from around the world to have been nominated and subsequently shortlisted in March 2016 by the Nobel Committee for consideration for the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize. Other individuals considered included Pope Francis, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, and Columbian President Juan Manuel Santos who was ultimately awarded the prize on October 7, 2016.

Dr. Harley Seyedin is a most recent recipient of the "Peace through Commerce Medal" originally initiated by Thomas Jefferson in 1790 when he was the first Secretary of State of the United States. Harley is among less than 20 individuals to receive this Medal in the 229 years since its inception. This Medal is the highest honor awarded to a civilian individual by the U.S. Department of Commerce.

On March 12, 2018 Dr. Harley Seyedin was appointed a Visiting Scholar at Jinan University – one of the oldest universities established on mainland China tracing back to the Qing dynasty (1644–1911).

On October 25, 2019 Harley, together with Secretary of State of Cambodia was Knighted under Philippine act of Parliament 646 joining others who have been Knighted including Dr. Henry Kissinger and King Carlos of Spain.

In March 2019 Harley together with the Philippines Secretary of Health, Dr. Francisco T. Duque, III became a Sino-Philippine Asia International Peace Laureate for “his dynamic contributions to humanity.”

Harley Seyedin is the President of Allelon Energy Partners. Allelon Energy Partners is involved in the development, construction and operation of new energy and power projects internationally. Immediately prior to his position at Allelon Energy Partners, Harley held the position of President of Sithe Global Pacific where he was involved in the development, construction and/or commissioning of several billion USD in Greenfield projects. Sithe global, owned by the Blackstone Group is a multi-national company with billions of USD in power and energy projects worldwide.

Harley is the President of American Chamber of Commerce in South China. Harley has led the growth of the Chamber from 211 members to over 2,000 and just in the past few years has raised over USD3 million in charitable donations raising three impoverished Chinese villages above the poverty line and saving lives of several hundred poor and orphaned children by paying for immediate life-saving medical procedures.

Under his direction since 1991, companies led by Harley have achieved firsts in many areas in China, including: the first majority western owned and operated power plant; first western invested toll road; and the first US accredited joint university. In 1991 President George Bush recognized Mr. Seyedin for his involvement with the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Appointed by three governors of the State of Maryland to four terms of office he served as Chairman of Montgomery College and State Chairman of the Maryland Association of Community College Trustees representing all seventeen colleges in the State. He served on the Board of Directors of the Kennedy Institute, by appointment of Cardinal James A. Hickey. The Kennedy Institute is the largest Catholic charity in the United States. He was a recipient of an award in business from the US Department of Commerce. He received recognition from The US Senate Sergeant At Arms for his service to the US Senate Deliberations. He served two terms on the Maryland Advisory Board of the United States Civil Rights Commission.

From 2010 to 2018 Harley served as Vice Chairman for U.S.-China Economic and Trade Policy of the Asia Pacific Council of American Chambers of Commerce.

Harley holds a doctorate from University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) in San Antonio, Texas.





Vice President Chee Eng Gan

AmCham South China President Harley Seyedin
Regional President - APAC; Chairman of Greater China
Amway (China) Co., Ltd.


Chee Eng Gan is Regional President of APAC and Chairman of Amway China and also serves as the global leader of Amway’s digital and data analytics efforts. Gan is Chairman of the Amway Charity Foundation. Gan reports to Chief Operating Officer Mike Cazer and serves on Amway’s Global Leadership Team, Amway’s key decision-making body focused on strategy development and delivering meaningful ABO and customer experiences. He also serves on Amway’s Executive Staff comprised of cross-functional executive leaders focused on enhancing company culture, talent capabilities and global market needs.

He joined Amway in 1993 and progressively moved into management positions in areas including production, product development, marketing and corporate innovation. Gan has served as director and general manager of manufacturing and vice president of Amway China; vice president of Amway Greater China; and chief marketing officer of Amway Greater China and Southeast Asia.

Before joining Amway, Gan worked for Unilever for more than 10 years in Asia Pacific.

He graduated with a degree in mechanical engineering from Singapore Ngee Ann Polytechnics. He is also an Honorary University Fellow of Hong Kong Baptist University.


Secretary Thomas Podgurski

AmCham South China President Harley Seyedin
Royal Service Air Conditioning Corporation


Royal Service Air Conditioning Corp a wholly owned USA based company. Royal Service group has been established in China since 1995 expanding its operation to Shanghai, Xiamen, and Beijing and now Asia Pacific. Royal will continue to promote energy efficient Air Conditioning building design as it continues positive business growth. Tom's position as the group director; Oversee International business and systems operation for China. Royal group includes Royal industries manufacturing, Royal Project group and services Asia Pacific and the USA markets. Tom has served on the Board of Directors since 2002 and as an officer of the board serving as Secretary since 2004.

Royal group promotes American engineering and product throughout Asia Pacific. He has enjoyed working with the American chamber of commerce servicing not only large businesses but small and Medium sized business. In this challengingly market places we on the board will promote AmCham companies to help enterprise a positive result.

I like to thank the members for their participations in our programs in the past year. In the coming year China outlook on country and it's environment should be positive as energy sources allocations are addressed. AmCham South China and its elected Board can continue good sound support of that business that is looking for other business to network and operate in South China. In turn I sincerely appreciate your support in coming year of 2018.



Treasurer Tim Wen

AmCham South China President Harley Seyedin
CEO of Allway Group USA
Chief Delegate of Allway Group USA in China 


Mr. Tim Wen, with rich experience on multi-industry, including bank, IT, catering, personal service etc., is the member of board of directors of several non-profit organizations in America, with over 20 years' experience on trade and investment between China and America. Mr. Wen has been invited to be the director of China Chamber of International Commerce Guangzhou Branch and the senior consultant of Fuzhou Municipal Bureau of Commerce and Bureau of Merchants. Mr. Wen has been devoted to the mutual development of the middle and small-sized enterprises from China and America, and has introduced about 100 American enterprises to invest in China, with a total investment amount of $100,000,000. Mr. Wen won the recognition from the governments and associations in China and America repeatedly, and in 2011 was awarded the Special Award of Merit by the US Department of Commerce for his distinguished contribution.

One of the Founders of American Products and Services Center 
CEO of Allway Group USA and Chief Delegate of Allway Group USA in China 
Treasurer of the American Chamber of Commerce in South China 
President of American Wine Import Association 
Senior Consultant of Fuzhou Municipal Bureau of Commerce and Bureau of Merchants 
Former Chief Representative of Economy and Trade of Tacoma WA in China


Governor Dr. David Buxbaum

AmCham South China President Harley Seyedin


David C Buxbaum, born 16 July 1933 in New York. Mr Buxbaum left academic life where he taught law, including Chinese law, to join the law firm of Anderson, Mori and Rabinowitz as a junior partner in 1968. There he worked primarily on joint ventures for American companies in Japan and on Hong Kong legal matters. In 1970, Mr Buxbaum formed a predecessor of the firm, Anderson & Anderson LLP's international division, and has been primarily resident in Asia for the past fifty-four years, and in China and Mongolia for most of the past forty-five years.

Mr Buxbaum is fluent in both oral and written Chinese. He was the first American lawyer invited to China to represent American business interests in 1972, after President Nixon's historic visit. He founded the first American law office in Guangzhou (Canton). Subsequently, he helped open offices in Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai, Xiamen, Shenzhen, Chongqing, Chengdu and Mongolia and closely affiliated offices in Bombay, India, Taiwan. Mr Buxbaum is a well regarded expert on private international, US laws, Chinese law and Mongolian law who, in addition to being an experienced and highly respected practitioner, has also published extensively in the legal field.

In addition to international transactional matters, Mr Buxbaum, is also professionally active in litigation, particularly regarding international business disputes, as well as intellectual property and commodities and securities matters. He represented the successful respondents before the United States Supreme Court in the landmark case of Butz v Economou and successfully handled one of the leading IP cases in China, namely Microsoft vs Juren.


Governor Dr. Joe Chow

AmCham South China President Harley Seyedin
Managing Director, Valuation Advisory Services
Duff & Phelps


Joe is a managing director of both Duff & Phelps and DP International Appraisal Limited, who leads the valuation services for China requirements such as tax filing, financial reporting, state-owned enterprises related transactions, joint ventures, initial public offering, etc. for both multinational and Chinese domestic clients. He is responsible for financial consulting services and business development in relation to multinational corporations’ inbound investments and Chinese enterprises’ foreign listings and acquisitions. Joe has successfully served many multinational companies and Chinese domestic companies with valuation, and consulting services for merger and acquisition, stock listing, due diligence, financial reporting, joint venture and other purposes.

Joe had been a part-time professor at Peking University and the tutor of a master program of Valuation at Zhongnan University of Economics and law. Joe is appointed to be the tutor of MBA, MPAcc, Maud, MF by Sun Yat-sen Business School. Joe is also the chairperson of Qualification & Education Committee of IACVA Hong Kong Chapter. Joe has been often invited to speak for the Chinese government and governmental/regulatory authorities, chambers of commerce, professional bodies, stock exchanges, and media organizations. Joe is also active in the international and Chinese business communities. Joe had served as the Co-Chair of IPR Committee of American Chamber of Commerce in South China and has been the Governor of American Chamber of Commerce in South China since 2003. In Jan 2012, Joe was awarded a certificate by the U.S. Department of Commerce for his contribution to Sino-US trade.

Doctor of Business Administration, University of Newcastle, Australia
Master of Business Administration, Southern Cross University, Australia

Professional Affiliations
The International Association of Registered Financial Planners (IRFP)
Institute of Financial Accountants (FFA)
Institute of Public Accountants (FIPA)
Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS)
The International Association of Certified Valuation Specialists (ICVS)



Governor Robert Chu

AmCham South China President Harley Seyedin
Managing Director
FedEx China


Mr. Robert Chu is currently the Managing Director, at FedEx China. In this role, he is responsible for FedEx Northern & Southern China Operation business. His role is to plan, organize, direct and control the development and implementation of operational tactics and strategies for operation. His scopes of work also require him to train, select, direct and oversee operation in the regions. Prior to assuming his current duties, Robert was served as Managing Director for Southern China from January 2007 - May 2009.

Robert has been working and living in Guangzhou for over 10 years and have a deep insight & tight into the city. He was actively participated in the planning and launching the FedEx Asia-Pacific Hub in 2009 by relocating the Hub from Subic Bay, Philippine to Guangzhou. As the Managing Director for FedEx China, Robert has been actively participating in meeting and seminars organized by AmCham South China to promote US & China bilateral relationship and support global trading.

Robert has been with FedEx over 20 years and started his carrier at Oakland, California. He has extensive experience in USA and Hong Kong, and is currently based at Guangzhou, China.


Governor Dr. David Hon

AmCham South China President Harley Seyedin
Dahon Technologies


The Dahon Group, including four companies in the U.S., Taiwan, China and Macao, is world renowned for being a pioneer in high-tech bicycle products. The Group has been awarded many prestigious international awards, including the "National Invention Achievement Award" of Taiwan, and has been mentioned in the "Guinness Book of World Records". Before forming the Dahon Group, Dr. Hon was an assistant professor of physics at Cal Poly and USC, and Sr. Physicist and Management at Hughes Aircraft Labs, Malibu, CA. After finishing high school in H.K., he received his B.A. in Physics from U.C., Berkeley, and PH. D .in Physics from U. of Southern California. Dr. Hon holds over 100 patents.

1961 - 1964 UC, BERKELEY, CA. M.A, Physics
1965 - 1971 UCLA /USC, CA. Ph.D, Physics






Governor Scott Liang

AmCham South China President Harley Seyedin
Apex Tools and Orthopedics


1) Name: Mr. Scott Liang, born in 1962 in China, male.
2) Graduated from Radio Chemistry Subject of Peking University in 1982
3) 1982 to 1995, working as an engineer, Senior engineer in a Nuclear Fuel Factory 
4) Earned Senior Engineer of Chemist in 1991
5) Joined Marmon in 1996 and servicing as Chairman of Apex SZ and President of Apex GZ since 2018, member company of Marmon/Berkshire Hathaway.
6) 6 patent inventions ranging from chemistry, mechanic, and medical devices
7) Play a leading role in wound care product and clinic development.

My statement:
To be good and to do something good to the society.


Governor Edouard Mac Nab

AmCham South China President Harley Seyedin
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Mead Johnson Nutrition


Personal Statement:
A global finance executive with extensive experiences in business operations and public company governance, valued for the ability to assume leadership roles in growth initiatives. Over 20 years of international experience living and working in Asia, United States, Latin America and Europe. Trilingual, innovative, results-oriented and recognized as a change agent capable of building focused teams, implementing strategic plans and positively impacting bottom line.

Edouard began his career with Bristol-Myers Squibb in 1998 in Paris, straight out of his National Service where he served as an Officer in the French Navy. In 2000, he transitioned to Mead Johnson and moved from Paris to the United States (Evansville, Indiana) to become the Sr. Financial Analyst for the Global Business Support function. In 2003, he accepted the Latin America Supply Chain Plant Controller position and relocated to Mexico. In 2005, he was promoted to Finance Director of the Philippines business. This was his first Finance Director role. In 2010, Edouard returned to the United States (Chicago, Illinois) to be the Finance Director of the United States business. In 2013, his role was expanded to North America. In 2015, he took the corporate Global FP&A role. A global career without a China experience wouldn't have been fully complete so in July 2016, he moved back to Asia to take the Greater China CFO role.

A global finance executive with extensive experiences in business operations and public company governance, valued for the ability to assume leadership roles in growth initiatives. Over 20 years of international experience living and working in Asia, United States, Latin America and Europe. Trilingual, innovative, results-oriented and recognized as a change agent capable of building focused teams, implementing strategic plans and positively impacting bottom line.



Governor Luis Restrepo

AmCham South China President Harley Seyedin
Senior Director Oral Care China
Procter & Gamble – Crest/Oral-B


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE                                                                                                                                                                              

Procter & Gamble – Crest/Oral-B                                Guangzhou, China
Senior Director Oral Care China                                4/2019-Present

  • Brand architecture and strategy leader, responsible for accelerating expansion of Crest & Oral-B in China
  • Innovation master plan owner, responsible for creating the key growth building blocks for sales and profitability
  • Cross functional leader of team re-creating vision and strategy across multiple product forms of oral care
  • Brand commercialization leader responsible for creating key launch assets including advertising and customer strategies
  • Sustainability leader working to make innovation in this space a competitive advantage for oral care
  • Lead team member focused on constant improvement of China oral care business results & organizational culture


Procter & Gamble – Crest/Oral-B                                  Cincinnati, OH
Sr. Brand Manager Global Innovation                             1/2017-3/2019

  • Innovation leader for premium tier products globally including disruptive innovation, and highest priority launches
  • Drive master plan sufficiency across all key regions by launching sizeable building blocks to deliver sustainable growth
  • Evaluate and establish opportunities for new product tiers and channel expansion across markets to accelerate growth
  • Lead multi-functional team including global R&D, research, agency, finance, and legal/regulatory teams to deliver consumer inspired product initiatives
  • Deliver end to end go-to market toolkits for top tier initiatives including TV copy creation, in-store visuals and materials, packaging, claims, influencer plans, as well as pricing, merchandising, and shelfing strategies.


Procter & Gamble – Crest/Oral-B                                  Cincinnati, OH
Brand Manager Global Professional Channel                   6/2015-1/2017

  • Led  professional  channel  (Dentists/Hygienists)  strategy  and  planning  for  Crest/Oral-B  globally  by  creating commercialization strategies and demand creation models
  • Drove incremental retail sales by increasing recos of Crest/Oral-B by dental professionals in NA, Asia, Europe, and LA
  • Created and delivered initiative toolkits for each region including; sales force materials, patient facing materials, online and offline creative, product testing results, and trial programs
  • Created innovative coverage models to extend reach of sales force globally across professional channel
  • Led multi-functional global team including product research, finance, consumer research, sales, and key agencies


Procter & Gamble – Corporate Scale                                Cincinnati, OH
Brand Manager US Hispanic MKT North America            8/2013-6/2015

  • Expert in US Hispanic marketing for all of P&G North America brands – Led multifunctional ethnic team for P&G NA
  • Accelerated growth in US Hispanic segment by pareting with brands across; elevating consumer/shopper insights and media receptivity, portfolio optimizationion, strategy implementation, media buying, creative consulting, casting, and translations (i.e Tide, Charmin, Crest, Pantene, Covergirl, Olay, Pampers)
  • Led development and implementation of new USH marketing strategy for P&G NA to focus on bi-cultural USH
  • Created and deployed Total Market Approach principles as well as ethnic “how to win” toolkit for the US region
  • Transformed Orgullosa, P&G’s US Hispanic online platform, from a web promotional site to a profitable platform for brand program amplification (sold in incremental merch in 4 major retailers, delivered 136 index vs sales goal)
  • Ignited the Orgullosa community (#1 online USH community) to deliver 140 index vs. acquisition goal on growth (up from 300k to 1.1million members) and secure best engagement across P&G

Procter & Gamble – Crest/Oral-B                                  Cincinnati, OH
Senior Assistant Brand Manager Oral-B NA / Professional Channel         9/2011-7/2013

  • Led the business turnaround for Oral-B Power for North America, delivering best results since the acquisition of Oral-B (109 index vs. YA on volume and 112 index vs. YA on sales)
  • Designed 2013/2014 innovation and marketing plans across the entire portfolio from entry level to premium offerings (including promotional plans, key customer events, media plans, pricing strategy, and in-store principles)
  • Responsible for creative development of TV, digital, print, social, and external relations for the brand
  • Accelerated professional channel (dentists/hygienists offices)  growth to a 102 index vs. commitment for the year by creating first ever annual messaging strategy including in-office materials, sales materials for the field, and DTC


Procter & Gamble - Gillette                                                Boston - MA
Assistant Brand Manager Gillette Emerging Markets           7/2009-9/2011

  • Led development and launch of Gillette Guard, first ever Gillette entry level razor designed for men in emerging markets
  • Delivered sales growth to India business of 198 IYA, tripling category sales of razors, and driving 5X deeper distribution than any other Gillette razor (2 out of every 3 razors sold in India today are Guard)
  • Created TV copy for Gillette Guard resulting in highest scoring Gillette copy in India history (first ever 15sec copy to qualify in India for Gillette)
  • Fully immersed into consumer market to become expert in their culture, values, and motivations, and detailing their shaving habits (spent time in between India, China, Nigeria)
  • Defined global expansion plan and aligned with multiple regions on shelving, pricing, distribution, market support principles, packaging design, and claims strategy
  • Led multi-functional team to deliver new pack for wave 2 of Guard Launch, only taking 6 months from concept to launch in market (determined right sizing and pricing to accelerate consumption)


Procter & Gamble - Gillette                                       Boston - MA
Assistant Brand Manager NA Shave Care                  8/2007-6/2009

  • Managed Gillette’s NA shaving prep and skin care portfolio to over deliver profit by 6% in a profit pressure year
  • Led package refresh of all Gillette Series and Fusion shave care products, driving stronger synergies with razor launches
  • Partnered with in-store and creative agencies to develop in-store tool-kit and deploy shelving principles for refresh launch
  • Secured display space along side 80% of all razor displays for new skin care and shave care lines to leverage the strenght of the blades & razors market share
  • Protected base listings at key customers by establishing successful promotional strategy and packaging enhancements
  • Improved profitability of key SKU by 43% by re-designing packaging to eliminate cardboard and transition to shrink



Babson College - Bachelor of Science in Business Management (Concentration: Marketing)       Babson Park - MA

  • Presidential Scholar and Honors Student all 4 years             8/2003 – 5/2007
  • Thesis approved by College Board (Corporate Sponsorships of Athletes)

London School of Economics – Business credits towards degree                        London, UK

  • Bargaining and Negotiaions                                                         5/2005  – 8/2005
  • Global Marketing


  • Engish
  • Spanish
  • French (conversational)



Governor Joe Rocha III

AmCham South China President Harley Seyedin

Vice General Manager
IBL Sanitary Ware Co. Ltd.


Joe is Vice General Manager of IBL Sanitary Ware Co. Ltd. a US joint venture manufacturing facility based in Kaiping, Guangdong specialized in producing Zamak Die-Casting and Brass alloy accessories.

Joe has been a key member of the South China business community and AmCham member since 2007, holding management roles in both multinational and SME companies operating in China. In 2015, Joe was appointed as Chairman of the AmCham South China's Texas-China Investment Delegation Organizing Committee, promoting bilateral trade between Texas and China. Joe is also Co-Chair of the Legal and Policy Committee of AmCham South China.
Previously holding director positions within the finance industry, Joe focused on Corporate Advisory and financial services enabling companies to operate their corporate structures, finance vehicles and investment funds globally. Joe led the Pearl River delta region commercial direction, providing solutions and compliance for companies investing in China and Chinese outbound investment.

Joe also has a solid legal background, working with leading PRC law firm, assisting foreign clients with legal issues in China. Joe developed and managed legal projects in coordination with Chinese lawyers to drive to completion corporate investment transactions including; liquidation, employment, intellectual property protection/enforcement, commercial negotiations and dispute resolution. Joe has acted on behalf of various foreign investments in Guangdong province to create legal entities and to advise on operating in South China.
With the ability to navigate the legal and tax landscape companies face operating businesses in China, Joe has cultivated and maintained extensive relationships with the foreign consulates and various chambers of commerce and is a regular presenter and contributor to publications on issues regarding the business environment in China.




Governor Andy Rusie

AmCham South China President Harley Seyedin
VP FP&A, M&A, and Investor Relations
BWAY Corporation


Andy worked for Ernst & Young as a Senior Auditor from 1996 to 2001. Then he first joined Mead Johnson in 2002 as an MBA finance intern in Asia regional office in Bangkok. He came to work full time for MJN in 2003 and held various global roles based in Mead Johnson's Global Headquarters from 2003-2005. In late 2005, Andy was promoted to Finance Director, Latin America Supply Chain based in Delicias, Mexico. In 2007 Andy was appointed to be the Finance Director for MJN's Malaysia/Singapore business based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Andy then served as the General Manager for Abbott Nutrition's business in Indonesia beginning in 2010 before returning to Mead Johnson as the Europe Finance Director in 2011. He was promoted to Vice President Finance, Greater China of Mead Johnson Nutrition in February 2013. He served in this role until June 2016 when he moved to Chicago to assume the role of VP Finance Commercial Operations & FP&A in June 2016. Subsequent to Reckitt Benckiser's acquisition of Mead Johnson Nutrition in June 2017, Andy was promoted to Senior Vice President Finance, Infant and Children's Nutrition division. Andy joined BWAY Corporation in 2018 as the VP of FP&A, M&A, and Investor Relations.

Born and raised in Indiana, U.S.A, Andy received his MBA from Indiana University in 2003 and an undergraduate degree from Miami University (OH) in 1996. Andy obtained his U.S. CPA license in 1996.


Governor Tim Shaver

AmCham South China Alternate Governor Tim Shaver
Club Manager
Harbour Plaza Golf Club, Dongguan


Tim has served as the Club Manager of Plaza Golf Club since September 2011 after serving as their Director of Operations from 1999-2002.  Harbour Plaza Golf Club, a 27-Hole Robert Trent Jones Jr. designed championship golf course is the centerpiece of Cheung Kong Property Groups premier residential community in Dongguan, Laguna Verona.

Tim served as the Executive Director of the American Chamber of Commerce, South China from 2002-2006 during which, Amcham became the fastest growing chamber in the world.   Tim has also served on the Amcham Board of Governors since 2010 and is a graduate of the University of Texas at San Antonio with Bachelor of Arts in History as well as being a member of the Professional Golfers Association of America since 1989.

“I am truly honored to have been nominated again to serve Amcham-South China as a member of the Board of Governors.  Amcham has been a major focus of mine for the past 18 years, serving as Executive Director from 2002-2006, and continuing as a member from 2007 to 2012 and again for the past six years as a member of the Board of Governors.  During these past 15 years, Amcham South China has grown from 200 members to over 2400 today and has become the voice of the business community to both the Chinese and US Governments as well as helping countless American companies relocate into South China. With the recent activities of the Amcham Charity Series, Amcham South China continues to set the standard in which the business community can be proud.  If chosen, I will proudly serve the membership of the American Chamber of Commerce South China and continue to promote Amcham as the model business chamber in China.”

In January 2012, Tim was awarded a “Certificate of Appreciation” by US Department of Commerce for Amcham’s contribution to Sino-US trade.



Governor Greg Wong

AmCham South China Alternate Governor Tim Shaver
Managing Director


Greg Wong is President of AmCham Thailand, Board Member of the Thai Board of Trade and Managing Director at Agoda. Agoda is one of the world’s fastest growing online travel companies, with over 4,000 team members globally. Greg and his team oversee Agoda’s global affairs and sustainability programs in China and around the world. Agoda is deeply committed to working with China to foster expansive and sustainable growth in the tourism and technology sectors.
Prior to joining Agoda, Greg was a senior U.S. Diplomat with the rank of Minister Counselor. He served in American Embassies and Consulates in Beijing, Guangzhou, Bangkok, Vietnam, Malaysia, Iraq, and other global posts. For his pioneering service to advance sustainable global commerce, Greg was awarded the Gold Medal – the highest award given by the U.S. Department of Commerce. Greg previously served on the Board of Fulbright Thailand (Thailand – U.S. Education Foundation) which supports scholarships and academic exchange between Thailand and America. Greg was also ex-officio advisor to Boards of the American Chambers of Commerce in Taiwan, Iraq and Bangkok. Greg holds an MBA from The University of Hawaii, and an MPA from Harvard University where he was named a Littauer Fellow as a top-15 leader in his graduating class.