Ladon Ghalili joins the AmCham China Northeast Executive Committee as the new Chairman.
Ghalili is Co-founder and Director of Epoch International, a high-tech design and manufacturing services company established in 1993, with design and prototyping capabilities in California and high-volume manufacturing spectrum of design services in Dalian China.
Ladon has lived in Dalian since 1989. She represents the international community on local TV and has received awards and recognition for her work from various government and private institutions in China
Before coming to China, Ladon worked in IT with NGOs, and multinationals such as GE, EDS, and Bechtel.
In addition to running Epoch, she is an active member of the Dalian community. She is deeply involved with the Jin Pu Xin Qu Women’s Federations, Women and Children Center and Dalian League of Volunteers. This experience has given her passion of bridging communities and cultures a forum to learn. She established and coordinates a yearly ‘Welcome Wagon” event that supports International families in their new home, Dalian.
Her educational background is in Computer Science and she has a wide range of experience in the field of IT in both hardware and software, in China, Israel, and the United States.
Ladon is married, with three children, all of whom were raised in Dalian. Ladon believed firmly in local education. Each of her three children completed their primary and middle education in local schools before switching to International schools to prepare them for University in the US.
AmCham China thanks the outgoing Chairman, Michael Anderson for his service to AmCham China Northeast for the year 2019.