Thursday, 21 May 2015
HERE for Chemours PPT
On 21 May 2015, the ECCT's Human Resources committee hosted a lunch on the topic "How online technology affects HR recruiting and are we making the best use of such channels?" with guest speakers Christine Raynaud, CEO, MRI China
Group (MRIC) and Jeffrey Tzuoo, Human Resources Head, North Asia, Chemours.
Thursday, 14 May 2015
On 14 May 2015 the ECCT held its annual Europe Day Dinner, which celebrates the first steps taken towards founding what has evolved into the European Union. The event was attended by over 650 distinguished guests including President Ma Ying-jeou, Frederic Laplanche,
Head of the European Union’s (EU) European Economic and Trade Office (EETO) in Taiwan, senior government officials and executives from European and Taiwanese companies. The theme of this year’s dinner was “Enhancing Europe-Taiwan Partnership and Prosperity”.
At the dinner speeches were given by President Ma, the EETO Head and ECCT Chairman Bernd Barkey.
Friday, 8 May 2015
On 8 May around 40 ECCT members from the travel & tourism and related industries paid a visit to Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TTIA). The ECCT delegation was led by ECCT CEO Freddie Hoeglund and Co-Chairs of the ECCT's Travel & Tourism committee, Achim
von Hake and Daver Lau. The trip included a meeting with David Fei, CEO of the Taoyuan International Airport Corporation (TIAC) and senior TIAC officials, a tour of TTIA’s terminals and a lunch featuring guest speaker Kevin Chiang, President of the Ever Rich
Corporation, Taiwan’s leading duty free retailer.
Tuesday, 5 May 2015
for the PPT
On 5 May the ECCT's Greater China Business committee hosted a talk featuring guest speaker Professor Chu Yun-han, President of the Chiang Ching-Kuo Foundation. The speaker gave what he referred to as a “sobering analysis” of the political, economic and social
landscape and associated challenges that will face Taiwan’s next president, set to be elected and take office in 2016. He concluded that whoever wins the election will face a number of serious challenges that will require tough decisions and make it very difficult
to remain popular.
Wednesday, 29 April 2015
On 29 April 2015 over 50 ECCT members travelled to Tainan to meet with and have lunch with Tainan City Mayor Lai Ching-de and senior government officials. It was the ECCT’s third visit to Tainan since June 2013, as part of efforts
aimed at expanding the ECCT’s activities all across Taiwan following the chamber’s transition to a nationwide association in 2013, but the first time an event in Tainan was open to all members. The delegation, headed by Chairman Bernd Barkey and CEO Freddie
Hoeglund first held a closed-door meeting with the mayor and senior Tainan City government officials hosted by the ECCT’ Low Carbon Initiative (LCI) and attended by several LCI members. After the LCI meeting, a lunch, open to all ECCT members, was held at
which Mayor Lai gave a short speech. Both the LCI meeting and lunch were attended by 20 officials from Tainan City Government.