Congratulations to 2014-2015 ANZCCJ Executive Council Members!
2014 Annual General Meeting was held at the Australian Embassy on 4 June. The meeting attracted 31 guests and was opened with a welcome by the Australian Ambassador to Japan Mr Bruce Miller.
ANZCCJ Chair Melanie Brock went on to present the Chair's Message, highlighting the Chamber's achievements in membership growth as well as the developemnts in the trade relations between Australia/New Zealand and Japan, including the visit of the Australian Prime Minister, the Hon.Tony Abbott in April 2014. The Chair thanked all sponsors and members for their dedicated support for the Chamber.
Treasurer Ryann Thomas reported the Financial Statement 2013-2014, highlighting membership growth and efficient management of accounts receivable, made possible with the launch of new website and database.
2014-2015 ANZCCJ Executive Council Members were officially announced by the Executive Director Misako Kitaoka. Five new members are set to serve two-year terms (2014-2016) and seven members are set to continue the second year of their two year terms (2013-2015). In addition, Melanie Brock has been appointed as Chair, Andrew Gauci and Nick Mudge as Vice Chair for the term 2014-2015.
2014-2016 Executive Council Members
Nevin Amos (NZ) Comvita Japan Company Ltd
Ed Cole (AU) Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Peter Davis (AU) Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd
Andrew Peyton (AU) Horitomi Commercial and Industrial Inc
Nobi Yamaji (JP) Rio Tinto Japan Ltd
Continuing Executive Council Members 2013-2015
Melanie Brock (AU) Crown Resorts
Andrew Gauci (AU) Lend Lease
Nick Mudge (NZ) Tourism New Zealand Damien Roberts (AU) Ashurst
Craig Saphin (AU) en world Japan K.K.
Ryann Thomas (NZ) PricewaterhouseCoopers
Kohei Tsushima (JP) National Australia Bank