IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: CanCham Trustees and Officers for 2015-2016


Dear CanCham Members, Partners & Friends,

I am pleased to inform you that at the Annual General Meeting of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (CanCham) held on April 28, 2015 the following persons were elected as CanCham’s Trustees for 2015-2016:

* Mr. Christopher Bell-Knight
* Mr. Nilo Claudio
* Mr. Roger Dimmell
* Ms. Mercedes Laurel-Marquez
* Ms. Tammy Lipana
* Mr. Luigi Lopa
* Ms. Flora Naces
* Mr. Julian Payne
* Mr. Josh Ramos
* Mr. John Ridsdel

Mr. Michel Belanger, Senior Trade Commissioner at the Embassy of Canada in Manila and the Executive Director of CanCham are ex-officio member of the Board of Trustees.

I am also pleased to inform you​ that at the first meeting of the new Board of Trustees held on May 20, 2015, the Trustees elected the following as CanCham’s Officers for 2015-2016:

* Mr. Julian Payne as President and CEO
* Ms. Mercedes Laurel Marquez as First Vice President
* Ms. Flora Naces as Second Vice President
* Mr. Nilo Claudio as Third Vice President
* Mr. Christopher Bell-Knight as Treasurer and CFO

The Trustees also appointed:

* Ms. Mercedes Laurel-Marquez as Chair of the Membership Committee
* Mr. John Ridsdel as Chair of the Editorial and Media Relations Committee
* Mr. Christopher Bell-Knight as Chair of the Finance Committee
* Mr. Bobby Orig as Chair of the Regional Advisory Committee for Mindanao

The Trustees will appoint the Chairs of the Cebu and of the Davao Chapters of CanCham at a later date following consultations with members in these areas.

Thank you so much for your continued support.

Sincerely,

​Cora dela Cruz
Executive Director