Charter Flight Touches Down
After months of advocacy efforts from across the Chamber, AmCham China successfully organized a Charter Flight from San Francisco to Beijing, returning members who had been stranded outside of the country back to their homes in China.
ConocoPhillips China President Bill Arnold
Having worked for ConocoPhillips during an accomplished 34-year career, ConocoPhillips China (COPC) President Bill Arnold has served in a variety of roles across the world, with stints in multiple locations in the US, the UK, Norway, and the UAE. Now based in Beijing, Arnold brings his rich industry experience and global perspectives to the company’s extensive operations in China, which cover oil and gas exploration and production, LNG supply, and other relevant business services. In part due to his unique personal background, Arnold believes companies earn a license to operate only when they focus on serving local communities.
Ambassador Branstad’s Farewell
After more than three years in post in China, Ambassador Branstad and his wife have returned to his home state of Iowa in the US. AmCham China hosted a lunch event for the Ambassador so that the business community could wish him well.