AMCHAM is pleased to present The Governors’ Table dinner series. Each event in this dinner series will feature two AMCHAM board governors as your hosts for the evening. They will lead the participants in active discussions on current events and areas of interest based on their own expertise as well as that of their guests.
The dinner venues are AMCHAM members who are excited to welcome you to enjoy the very best of their specialty cuisines and hospitality. To allow for meaningful conversation and social distancing, attendance will be limited to 25 guests.
This event marks our return to in-person events on the Eastern Seaboard. Our hosts, David Nardone of WHA and Gregory Bastien of American Axle & Manufacturing, look forward to welcoming you on the evening of September 2nd at Holiday Inn Pattaya.
Date and Time
Wednesday Sep 2, 2020
6:00 PM – 8:30 PM ICT
Holiday Inn Pattaya, Meeting Room 2 & 3, M Floor, Bay Tower
3 Monthly Luncheon Coupons may be redeemed as payment
or 2,700 baht. Participation is limited to one representative per company.
Entrance includes a three-course meal and wine.
David Nardone is Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors, Executive Director at WHA Corporation Public Company Limited. He is Group Executive Industrial and International, Executive Director at WHA Industrial Development Public Company Limited (Previously Hemaraj). Before joining Hemaraj in 1993, David held senior financial and manufacturing management positions in the computer industry residing in U.S.A., Thailand, and Hong Kong. David completed a BSBA in Finance and Entrepreneurship and a MBA at McKim D’Amore School of Business of Northeastern University in Boston, Ma. U.S.A. His activities at Northeastern University include Alumni Leader Programs and as an Advisor for the Center for Emerging Markets (CEM) at the McKim D’Amore School of Business. David contributes to economic forums and articles on automotive, industrial, investment and competitiveness. David resides in Bangkok with his wife Sirima and 1 of 4 children. Interests include architecture Red Sox, tennis, jazz, cigars, poker, and Italian wine.
Gregory Bastien has served as Managing Director of American Axle & Manufacturing, Rayong, Thailand for 8 years. In this time he has grown the business within Thailand to include extensive localization of all product needed to support and vertically integrate the business within Thailand. Additionally, the business has grown from supporting one OEM to two OEMs within Thailand and exports to 4 other continents. Prior to this, Greg was the Managing Director of AAM’s operations in Curitiba, Brazil, during which time the business expanded extensively to support local growth and international customers located in Argentina, Mexico, and Germany. Before joining American Axle & Manufacturing 19 years ago, Greg served in the U.S. Military for 10 years, leaving the service as a Captain. He graduated from the United States Military Academy, West Point, NY with a Bachelor’s Degree in Aerospace Engineering and a MBA from Spring Arbor University.