AWA, Oakwood Premier and changes at AICC in New York
By AmCham Staff
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
AmCham Indonesia is pleased to announce we are adding a members’ news section to our website and bi-weekly newsletter.
This is a platform for our individual and companies to share news of achievements, plans, tributes and other news you think will be of interest to the wider AmCham membership.
American Women’s Association looking for volunteers for a cause
The American Women’s Association (AWA) is looking for volunteers to help with its new monthly social welfare outings, whereby a visit is arranged once a month to one of the yayasans AWA sponsors and an activity is conducted.
The first outing is on March 21 at 10.30am to Yayasan Pa Van Der Steur, an orphanage for 35 children aged three years and upward. There is a voluntary donation of Rp50,000 to provide lunch and a craft project for the kids.
AWA also has an ongoing project to deliver toiletry items and small toys for children at Fatmawati Hospital. Donations can be made at the AWA house.
Oakwood Premier Cozmo Jakarta celebrates 10 Years
Oakwood Premier Cozmo Jakarta first opened its doors on Jan. 8, 2008, catering to long stay travelers seeking luxury and prestige. To mark the milestone, Oakwood held a celebratory event for its owners, guests, clients, business partners and media.
Dubbed “A Touch of Class,” guests were encouraged to dress in 1920s style. It was held in the Oakwood Restaurant and Bar and the Upper Deck by the pool, where guests indulged in food, drinks, cake-cutting and champagne toasts.
“Celebrating our 10 years of success marks a key milestone for Oakwood and Indonesia,” said Ian McKie, general manager of Oakwood Premier Cozmo Jakarta. “We look forward to the next 1O years where will continue to extend our gold standard of service to our guests and welcome business and leisure travelers and their families.”
American Indonesian Chamber of Commerce appoints Cameron Hume as Board Chairman
The New York-based American Indonesian Chamber of Commerce’s (AICC) Board of Directors has appointed former US Ambassador to Indonesia, Cameron Hume, as its new Chairman, replacing Allan Harari, who held the position since 1997.
Under Harari’s leadership AICC hosted numerous programs with senior Indonesian officials and business leaders, said AICC President Wayne Forrest, while also creating unique business tools such as the Comprehensive Indonesian-English Dictionary.
“His insights and intimate knowledge of US-Indonesia relations led directly to the groundbreaking 2017 US-Indonesia Women's CEO Summit. Please join me in thanking Allan for his long service to AICC,” said Forrest.
Cameron Hume served the as US Ambassador in Indonesia (2007-2010) and has since been a key advisor to both Indonesian and US companies. AmCham has a longstanding cooperative relationship with AICC.