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Panama: The Best Place in the World to do Business.
FEBRUARY 9, 2010
AmCham will be closed on February 15 and 16 for Carnival, and will re-open at noon on February 17
AmCham–Pangea Networking Event
On February 2nd Am- around the world: Nai-
Cham and Pangea robi (Kenya), Singa-
Restaurant held a So- pore, Havana (Cuba),
cial Networking eve- Marrakesh (Morocco),
ning for AmCham Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
Members. and Bombay (now
known as Mumbai,
In this event the
members had the op-
portunity to do a tour During the event the
of this new restaurant, members also cele-
where they could ap- brated David Hunt’s
Photo above: Alejandro Félix de Souza, María
preciated the variety birthday with a sur- Gabriela de Souza, Paola de Miralles and José
of styles in its various prise cake prepared Gabriel Miralles.
rooms, with thematic by the organizers.
Photo: Donald Elder, Am- decorations from cities
AmCham Events and
Organizational Development & Human Capital Committee Meeting
with consumers in more
than 180 countries. In Environmental Committee,
2007 P&G decided to 12:00 noon, Tuesday, Febru-
create a Regional Busi- ary 23 at AmCham.
ness Center in Panama,
and Mr. Uzcátegui was Real Estate Committee, 7:30
designated to relocate AM, Wednesday, February 24
P&G Latin America to at AmCham.
Panama. In his presen-
tation, he explained the Tourism Committee, 12:00
challenges they faced in
placing the regional cen- noon, Wednesday, February
ter in Panama, one of 24 at AmCham.
them being the reloca-
Photo: Organizational Development & Human Capital Committee tion of 800 families from Organizational Development
Chair: María Eugenia Fonseca all around the world who & Human Capital Committee,
will work in this Center. 12:00 PM, Thursday, Febru-
On January 28th the ble’s experience in mov- He also spoke about the ary 25 at AmCham.
Organizational Develop- ing its regional offices to organizational strate-
ment & Human Capital Panama: Lessons gies, business practices, Hydrocarbons Committee,
Committee met at Am- learned”, presented by challenges and concerns
cham with twenty peo- Wiston Uzcátegui from that P&G has faced of 8:00 AM, Friday, February 26
ple in attendance. Procter & Gamble. moving the center in at AmCham.
The topic for this meet- Procter & Gamble is a Panama.
ing was “Procter & Gam- multinational company Remember to check our web-
to verify the data on your
company page. If it needs
Information & Communication Technology Committee Meeting
updating, send your new in-
2.0, which will increase formation to Flor Suárez at
awareness and collabo- firstname.lastname@example.org
ration between AMCHAM
members through the
use of the Social Net- Humor Time
www.linkedIn.com; Ad- I just had a dream about it
vance Business Leader- A young woman was taking an
ship Forum 2010, a afternoon nap. After she woke
business leadership up, she told her husband, "I
event that will be just dreamed that you gave
worked with the ODHC
Committee; and the
me a pearl necklace for Valen-
Photo: Information & Communication Technology Committee
Chair: Glenn Tjon AmCham/CAPATEC Edu- tine's day. What do you think
cation Platform, a joint it means?"
On January 29th the reviewed the ICT effort with CPATEC and "You'll know tonight." he said.
Information & Commu- achievements for 2009, MEDUCA to implement a That evening, the man came
nication Technology and talked about the learning and education home with a small package
Committee met at Am- 2010 Strategy, Plans platform for students
Cham with eleven in at- and Objectives. He also from Kindergarten and gave it to his wife. De-
tendance for its first proposed 3 different through 12th grade Stu- lighted, she opened it--only to
meeting of 2010. projects that the com- dents. find a book entitled "The
In this meeting Glenn mittee will develop in meaning of dreams".
Tjon, committee chair, 2010: Project AMCHAM
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