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British Chamber of Commerce Philippines appoints new Chairman

The British Chamber of Commerce Philippines announced the appointment of Mr. Roger Lamb as Chairman of its Board of Directors

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Roger Lamb, Chairman, British Chamber of the Commerce Philippines

The British Chamber of Commerce Philippines (BCCP) announces the appointment of Roger Lamb to Chairman of its Board of Directors following the Chamber’s Annual General Meeting last Thursday 2 May 2013. Mr Lamb was Vice Chair last year.

Mr Lamb is the Managing Director of Satona Consulting (Asia) Inc., a corporate member of BCCP. Mr Lamb said:

I welcome the opportunity to serve as Chairman of the British Chamber’s Board of Directors and look forward to working with the new Board as well as the Chamber’s executive team in delivering on the mission and goals of the Chamber”, Mr Lamb said in accepting his appointment.

Mr Lamb takes over from Michael Whiting who has agreed to serve as Vice Chairman this year. Four new directors were also accepted into this year’s Board of Directors, namely – Simon Bewlay, Chairman of the British School Manila; Steve Burns, Client Services Manager of Triple I Consulting; Katerina Hickey, Senior Adviser, European & Australasian Desks of BDO Unibank Inc., and Wick Veloso, President & CEO of HSBC Philippines.

The British Chamber of Commerce Philippines is the recognized voice of the British business community in the Philippines promoting its members’ interest with government and business bodies in the Philippines and Britain, in collaboration with the British Embassy Manila, UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) and other strategic partners.

Stephen Lillie, British Ambassador and Patron of the BCCP, welcomed Mr Lamb’s appointment. Ambassador Lillie said:

I wish Roger well in his new position. The British Chamber has an important role in generating improved trade between the Philippines and the UK. At a time when the Philippine economy is enjoying such robust growth, we want to see more British companies showing interest in the Philippines and the BCCP can play a very positive role in supporting them.

Published 20 May 2013