NordCham Philippines held its Annual General Membership (AGM) meeting on January 31, 2017 at the Dusit Thani Hotel, Makati. Incumbent President Bo Lundqvist and Treasurer Uffe Henrichsen reported on NordCham’s activities in 2016, highlighting the growth in membership from 95 to 116, and an increase in premium memberships from one to four over the course of the year. A roundup of the membership services, events, industry committee work, consulting services, and partnership in the EU-Philippines Business Network was presented to members, setting the stage for another year of expected growth in 2017.
The AGM elected the following members for the 2017 NordCham board of directors:
*Martin Ejeklint, Swedish Match Philippines
*Nicky Gemperle, Poyry
*Bo Lundqvist, Retail Software Associates
*Petteri Makitalo, Veredium Energy Ventures
*Erik M. Nielsen, Global Process Manager
Following the AGM agenda, BDO Unibank, KMC Savills, Regus Philippines, and Turkish Airlines were introduced to the rest of the membership as NordCham Philippines Premium Members for 2017.