Make your lunch productive by joining 12-15 motivated young professionals from within the AmCham China community to share resources and best practices for success and career development. Young professionals interested in expanding their network, becoming more involved with AmCham China, and getting to know their peers in the expatriate business communityshould register for this informal discussion.
This month, the Young Professionals Committee welcomes Mr. James McGregor. James McGregor is an American author, journalist and businessman who has lived in China for more than 25 years. He is chairman of APCO Worldwide, Greater China. A professional speaker and commentator who specializes in China’s business, politics and society, he regularly appears in the media to discuss China-related topics.
Mr. McGregor is the author of the books "No Ancient Wisdom, No Followers: The Challenges of Chinese Authoritarian Capitalism" (2012) and "One Billion Customers: Lessons from the Front Lines of Doing Business in China" (2005). In 1996, Mr. McGregor was elected as chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce in China. He also served for a decade as a governor of that organization. He serves on a variety of China-related advisory boards. After 25 years in Beijing, McGregor in June 2014 moved to Shanghai.
James will share his professional journey in his experience in media of 20 more years in China. James will also be giving career development advice for young professionals, and how foreign firms and individuals can succeed in the current business climate. The session will conclude with the opportunity for guests to ask questions to discuss these and other issues as well as network and get to know other young professionals in the AmCham China community.
Please note that the tickets are limited and preference will be given to AmCham China members and employees of AmCham China member companies.
A light lunch will be provided.