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Event Date Time
8th April 2019 ; Monday 6:00PM-9:00PM

Grand Hyatt Singapore, 10 Scotts Road, Level 3, Residence 6, Singapore 2288211

EuroCham Members: $
Supporting Organizations: $
Non Members: $


The Annual General Meeting will receive from the board an Annual report of activities and the Year 2018 Financial Statements.

Both documents to be presented at the AGM will be placed in the EuroCham office at least fourteen days before the AGM, as of Monday, 25th March 2019 (article 7.II(d)). A soft copy of the reports can be sent to you upon request.


In the event that you are unable to attend the AGM, you are entitled to appoint a proxy to attend and vote on your behalf. Please find the proxy form below that you may return by email to clara.cho@eurocham.org.sg. This will allow the Chamber to reach quorum and proceed with a proper AGM.

Nominees for Corporate Board Members up for election:

Federico Donato

Credit Suisse Senior
Relationship Manager
Concurrently Vice Chairman of Assocamerestro (Association of Italian Chambers of Commerce abroad).
Prior CEO of FFA Asia
Several years of experience in banking, finance and international wealth and fund management.
Prior experience with Sanpaolo IMI Bank in New York (2002-2005) and Singapore (2005-2006); Prior Head of European Desk at UBI Capital (2010-2012).
Graduate Degree in Money Banking, and Financial Markers – Laurea, Universita Commerciale Luigi Bocconi Milano, IT.


Mark Gabel

Sipura Entreprises Pte Ltd
President & CEO Sipura Enterprise Ptd Ltd and CEO MSM Group LLC
For over 15 years in Senior Management Positions in Asia.
Over 20 years Automotive & Industrial Industry experience; Eurocham Singapore Board & Supervisory Board Member for over 6 years.
Founding Member & Chairman of the Commercial Vehicle Committee.
Masters in Automotive Engineering, IHK Wurzburg-Schweinfurt, DE; Masters in Business Economist, IFW University of Hannover, DE.
+8 years in Singapore.

Wilf Blackburn

Prudential Assurance Company Singapore (Prudential Singapore)
CEO, Prudential Assurance Company Singapore (Prudential Singapore)
Since November 2016 Chief Executive Officer of Prudential Assurance Company Singapore (Prudential Singapore).
Close to three decades of diverse life insurance experience. Joined Prudential Corporation Asia in Hong Kong 2012 and initially led new market initiatives. In July 2014, appointed CEO of Prudential Vietnam, and subsequently as Vietnam Country Head.
Qualified as a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries (FIA), MBA from the University of Bath, BSc (Mathematics- 1st Class Hons.) from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne. Postgraduate studies at the City University (now CASS), SAID Business School (Oxford University) and Harvard Business School.
+2 years in Singapore, 18 years in Asia.


Philippe Van Hoof

ING Bank N.V., Singapore Branch,
Managing Director & Head of Financial Institutions (FI) Asia, ING Bank N.V., Singapore Branch
Over 23 years of banking experience, including 10 years in Singapore, Korea and Japan.
Member of the Asia Senior Management Team of ING Wholesale Banking.
Former Chairman of EuroCham Financial Services Committee.
Master in Business Administration, IC-HEC Brussels, BL; Post-Graduate Degree in Intercultural Management; Executive Management Programme, INSEAD.
+23 years in Singapore.




Lina Baechtiger

Philip Morris International, Illicit Trade Prevention
External Engagement Manager for Asia
Joined Philip Morris International in October 2017 as an Illicit Trade Strategies & Prevention Manager, recently promoted to Illicit Trade Prevention, External Engagement Manager for Asia.
Worked at the European Chamber of Commerce Singapore from 2012 to 2017. She took up the role of Executive Director in early 2015. Previously Events and Communication Manager, Swatch Group. Worked at the Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne, Switzerland.
Bachelor and Master in Political Science from Université de Lausanne, Switzerland.
+8 years in Singapore.



Steffen Hessel

Robert Bosch (SEA) Pte Ltd
External Affairs and Government Relations
Based in Singapore, Steffen has the overall responsibility of representing Bosch’s interests towards policy-makers and other relevant societal stakeholders in the region, helping to shape policies, regulations and framework conditions that support the business development of the company. In Singapore, Steffen has been involved in multiple innovation activities with the government including a project that focuses on the development of intelligent and autonomous mobility services.
Born in Germany, Steffen joined the Bosch Group in 2011 and was supporting the marketing and external communication activities of Bosch’s Diesel Systems division.

The newly elected Board will elect among themselves, immediately after the AGM, the post of President, three Vice Presidents, Secretary and Treasurer (article 6.III(a) to (c)).

Additional agenda items

Should you wish to add additional items to the agenda, you should give notice to the Secretary at least seventeen days before the AGM. (article 7.II(c)). Attached you will find the following documents for the AGM (click to download):

1. AGM 2019 Agenda
2. Proxy Form AGM 2019
3. NBG Board Member Nomination Form
4. Minutes AGM EuroCham 22 March 2018