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American Chamber of Commerce Cambodia Opens Applications for Five Board of Governors in 2024

American Chamber of Commerce Cambodia Opens Applications for Five Board of Governors in 2024

Cambodia Investment Review

The American Chamber of Commerce in Cambodia (AmCham) has officially commenced the application process for its esteemed Board of Governors, presenting a unique opportunity for members to contribute to the chamber’s impactful journey. As of January 23, 2024, AmCham is inviting applications to fill five available board positions, a significant move underscoring the chamber’s commitment to harnessing diverse and dynamic leadership.

AmCham sets a high bar for applicants, aiming to assemble a board that not only represents the best in business acumen but also mirrors the diverse fabric of the business community in Cambodia. Eligible candidates must be current members of AmCham, holding senior positions within their organizations. A dedication of 6-8 hours monthly to AmCham activities is expected, reflecting the commitment required to steer the chamber towards its strategic goals.

Physical presence in Cambodia is also a cornerstone of the eligibility criteria, ensuring that the board members are deeply integrated and familiar with the local business environment. Furthermore, candidates are expected to have actively engaged with AmCham, either through participation in events or as contributors to the chamber’s various initiatives. This criterion highlights the importance of a proven track record in supporting the chamber’s mission.

Application Process Will Close On February 9, 2024

The application process, designed to be rigorous and comprehensive, will close on February 9, 2024. This will be followed by a meticulous review by the Nomination Committee, focusing not only on the candidates’ professional credentials but also on ensuring a balanced representation across genders, sectors, and experiences.

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AmCham Cambodia 2023 Board of Governors.

Travis Mitchell, the Executive Director of AmCham, emphasized the significance of this election, stating, “The Board of Governors is pivotal in shaping the trajectory of AmCham. We are seeking leaders who are not just visionaries in their fields but are also passionately committed to fostering a vibrant business community in Cambodia. Our board members are ambassadors of integrity and innovation, driving AmCham to new heights.”

Key dates in the election process include the announcement of candidates on February 22, 2024, followed by an electronic voting period from March 1 to March 15, 2024. The climax of this process will be the Annual General Meeting on March 27, 2024, where the new board members will be unveiled.

Policy Of Upholding The Highest Ethical Standard

AmCham remains steadfast in its policy of upholding the highest ethical standards. As such, any history of the individual or their company that could adversely reflect on the chamber’s reputation, such as bribery, theft, or fraud, will render the candidate ineligible for the board position.

As the chamber embarks on this critical phase of electing new board members, the anticipation within the business community is strong. The incoming board members will undoubtedly play a crucial role in steering the chamber and, by extension, the business community in Cambodia towards a future with growth, collaboration, and innovation. Members interested in shaping the future of AmCham and contributing to the business landscape of Cambodia are encouraged to seize this opportunity.

For any inquiries or further information regarding the application process, Mr. Travis Mitchell, Executive Director, can be reached at ed@amchamcambodia.net.

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