Board of Governors

AmCham China is a member-led organization. Members of AmCham China's Board of Governors are elected on an annual basis by AmCham China members with voting rights. The 2019 AmCham China Board of Governors is listed below. The Board assumed office on January 1, 2019.


Tim Stratford Covington & Burling LLP (Beijing)
Tim Stratford is the managing partner at Covington & Burling LLP’s Beijing office and a member of the firm’s International Trade, Corporate, Public Policy, and Government Affairs practice groups.

Vice Chairmen

Greg Gilligan PGA TOUR China
Greg Gilligan joined the PGA TOUR in late 2013 as Vice President and is the lead executive in China serving as PGA TOUR China Managing Director.
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Colm RAFFERTY Vermeer Corporation
Colm Rafferty is the Vice President – Asia Pacific for Vermeer Corporation and is Chairman of Vermeer China Limited.


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Jon Christianson is the co-founder of 3QU Media, a start-up that produces family friendly, feature length, animated movies for global audiences.
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Jim COOPER PRI (Pacific Resources, Inc.)
With over 25 years of business experience in China, Jim Cooper currently serves as International Marketing Director and Chairman of Central Products (Tianjin) Co. Ltd. Jim also serves as Senior Consultant ...
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Mark Duval Terex Greater China
Mark Duval is the President of Terex Greater China where he is responsible for managing P&L, joint ventures, manufacturing operations, R&D, and global sourcing for the Fortune 500 Company in China.
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Su Cheng is the Founder and CEO of SCHSAsia with over 20 years of experience in China.
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Eric HIRSCH Jones Lang LaSalle
Eric Hirsch is Executive Director for Jones Lang LaSalle. Based in Beijing, Eric leads business strategy and development for the Beijing office market.
Jeff Layman Boeing Corporation
Jeff Layman is China Country Counsel for the Boeing Corporation, where he is the primary attorney responsible for Boeing’s business operations in China, a position he has held since January 2018.
Patrick POWERS Rockwell Automation
Patrick Powers has 30 years of experience in international commerce, government relations and trade policy, achieved in a career that has spanned Asia but focused primarily on China.
Eric L. SCHMIDT EventBank
As CEO of EventBank, Eric Schmidt is focused on delivering cloud solutions that transform the way professional communities enable and enrich relationships.
Albert XIE General Motors
Albert Xie is Vice President, Public Policy and Government Relations at General Motors, China, with over 30-year working experience in the academia in China.
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Gloria XU Dow Chemical
Gloria Xu is General Manager for Government Affairs at the Dow Chemical Company in Greater China, and is responsible for the company’s policy advocacy and government engagement in the region.
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Kenneth Zhou Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
Kenneth Zhou is a partner in Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP's Asia Corporate Practice Group. He joined the firm in 2004.