Rockhold elected chairman of AmCham Vietnam for 2022

January 05, 2022 | 12:04
The board of the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham Hanoi) elected John Rockhold as its new chairman for 2022. He succeeds Bay Global Strategies’ Virginia Foote who held the post in 2020 and 2021.
Rockhold elected chairman of AmCham Vietnam for 2022
Rockhold has been living and working in Vietnam since 1992 and serves as the CEO of Chan May LNG JSC

Rockhold said that he looks forward to working with AmCham to further foster and deepen economic, social, and business ties between Vietnam and the US. He said, “It is with great humility that I take on this position to strengthen AmCham as the voice of American business in Vietnam to create a competitive and sustainable business climate for companies and investors here. I look forward to working with my AmCham colleagues to ensure the organisation’s ongoing success.”

Rockhold has been living and working in Vietnam since 1992 and serves as the CEO of Chan May LNG JSC to implement climate change projects and help Vietnam meet its energy security needs. Rockhold also serves as co-chair of AmCham’s Energy Committee and as chairman of the Vietnam Business Forum Power and Energy Working Group.

At this week's meeting of the AmCham Hanoi Board of Governors, the board also selected Gaurav Sharma (BIDV-MetLife) as vice-chair, Virginia Foote (Bay Global Strategies) as vice-chair, Ha Thu Thanh (Deloitte) as treasurer, and Michael DiGregorio (The Asia Foundation) as chapter secretary.

Founded in 1994, AmCham Hanoi is a non-profit organisation whose primary mission is to increase trade and investment between the US and Vietnam. AmCham members account for billions of dollars in foreign investment, tens of thousands of direct employees, hundreds of thousands of indirect employees, and a significant share of Vietnam’s exports and tax revenues.

By Nguyen Thu

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