(WEBINAR) BREAKFAST WITH THE BOARD – DAVID KATZ
Friday, August 7 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 amComplimentary
Registration will close at 4pm the day before the event. Details to join the session will be sent to registered participants once registration is closed.
Join us on Friday mornings for a breakfast dialogue with our Board of Governors. This new Series, Breakfast with the Board, will feature one AmCham Governor in each session, giving members the opportunity to hear about their professional journeys and their companies and engage with our Governors first-hand on how they became part of the AmCham community. The sessions will be moderated by AmCham CEO, Dr. Hsien-Hsien Lei.
Kicking off our first conversation, we will be hosting David Katz, Vice Chairman of AmCham and Director, Public Affairs, Asia Pacific at KKR. David will share insights on how his professional career led him to Singapore and the value AmCham has brought to him and his company. He will discuss KKR’s business in the Asia Pacific region, including how KKR integrates ESG into their investment approach and portfolio company management, and also highlight KKR’s efforts to help their portfolio companies adapt and manage through the COVID-19 pandemic.
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About the Speaker:
Director, Public Affairs – Asia Pacific,
AmCham Board of Governors
David Katz is the Director of Public Affairs for Asia Pacific at private equity firm KKR. He is responsible for leading KKR’s government relations (GR) and corporate communications along with KKR’s environmental, social and governance programs in the region. David also sits on KKR’s Asia Pacific leadership team.
Previously, David was Deputy Head of Global GR and Head of AP GR for PayPal Inc., where he managed PayPal’s global government engagements, with a particular focus on geo-expansion and strategic relationships with international organizations such as World Bank and World Economic Forum. Prior to PayPal Inc., he worked at eBay Inc., where he managed Asia-Pacific GR for both eBay Marketplace and PayPal – then owned by eBay Inc. Before joining eBay, David worked at Visa Inc. where he served as their first head of GR for the Asia region.
David’s background also includes serving as a senior advisor in the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Secretariat in Singapore during which time he worked on capacity building and policy development. He was a senior director at the United States Trade Representative (USTR) with responsibility for Southeast Asia, APEC, and China trade policy. He was a member of the U.S. diplomatic service, with tours in Taiwan, Mongolia, and Singapore and served as special assistant to U.S. Secretaries of State Madeleine Albright and Colin Powell.
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