AmCham Mongolia welcomes a new Chairman
ULAANBAATAR – The Board of Directors of the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in Mongolia is pleased to announce that Mr. Stephen J. Potter has been appointed the new Chairman of the AmCham Mongolia Board of Directors, effective January 1, 2018. Currently, Steve Potter is a CEO of Taskonir Trading LLC and previously served as the Managing Director of Wagner Asia Equipment.
Steve has 40 years of Caterpillar and Caterpillar Dealer management experience in 10 countries and 15 years of competency in organizational and general management. Steve worked for PT Trakindo Utama LLC in Indonesia as a General Manager and has extensive experience in providing advisory services, working for the SME Advisory Services division of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. He has broad expertise in business systems and processes, and a very strong background in the mining industry, including mining equipment rentals, aftermarket support, and finance. Steve holds an MBA from the Scottish Business School of the University of Edinburgh and a BA in economics from the University of Keele in England.
Following his appointment, Mr. Potter said, “It is a great honor for me to be appointed as the Chairman of AmCham Mongolia. I would like to say thank you to the outgoing chairman, whose efforts, consistency, and conscientious approach have significantly helped to take AmCham Mongolia to ever higher levels of recognition as the country’s premier business organization. As the new chairman, I will strive to continue to enhance this reputation via a clear and forward looking strategy that will bring concrete and positive changes to the business environment and for our members.”
Outgoing Chairman of the AmCham Mongolia Board of Directors Jay Liotta commented, “Steve brings wealth of experience, business professionalism, and broad knowledge of the country’s minerals sector and business environment. He’s a long-time and successful leader in business and promoting investment with Mongolia. I am confident that AmCham’s members and the organization will benefit tremendously under his leadership.”
About AmCham Mongolia
AmCham Mongolia is an independent membership-driven organization that seeks to build, strengthen, and protect business between the United States and Mongolia, and to actively promote Mongolia as a destination for American investment. AmCham Mongolia is the official local affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Based in Washington, D.C., the U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the largest business federation in the world with over 3 million member companies.