Executive Committee

The Cambodian Federation of Employers and Business Associations (CAMFEBA), the organization of employers in Cambodia recognized nationally and internationally, has the pride to announce her Executive Committee members for the new mandate (2016-2018) elected during the Annual General Meeting on March 31st, 2016 at Cambodiana Hotel, Phnom Penh as in the following:

Mr. Van Sou Ieng, President

 

Mr. Van Sou Ieng          
   
Mr. Van Sou Ieng
President   
 
         
He is the President of Cambodian Federation of Employers and Business Associations (CAMFEBA) which represents all sectors of businesses including garment, shoes, hotel, construction, property developers and other business associations.    

He is also Chairman of the Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC) since its inception in 1995. Garment and shoes exports account for around 75% of Cambodia’s total export, and the sector contributes close to 20% of the country’s GDP. 

Mr. Van is also a Member of ASEAN Business Advisory Council (ABAC), and Member of ASEAN Federation of Textile Industries (AFTEX).

Mr. Van also works closely with the government, representing the voices of the private sector in several committees. He is the Vice Chairman of National Training Board (NTB); Co-chair of the Government-Private Sector Working Group: the 7th Working Group dealing with Export Processing and Trade Facilitation; a Member of the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) Board; a member of the Committee on the Review of Cambodia’s Implementation of the UN Convention on Anti-Corruption Law; a member of the Inception Committee of the National Commercial Arbitration NAC.

As a businessman, his business portfolio includes insurance, garment, retails, country club, hotel, to restaurant businesses. 


 

 

 

 

 

 

  

Ms. Sandra DÁMICO, Vice President

 

Ms. Sandra D'Amico          
   
Ms. Sandra D'Amico
Vice President  
 
         
Ms. Sandra D’Amico is the Founder and Managing Director of HRINC (Cambodia) Co., Ltd              (www.hrinc.com.kh) and BDLINK (Cambodia) Co., Ltd (www.bdlink.com.kh).  She has served on the board of CAMFEBA in various positions since 2005.

Sandra set up HRINC (Cambodia) in 2005 and later set up BDLINK Cambodia, a consulting and market research services firm.  In her professional life, she has worked across a range of topics  including economic development, financial services, de-dollarization, SME, employment and labour market. In 2008, Sandra was awarded the prestigious ASEAN Women Entrepreneur of the Year award under the Women’s Global Summit and Vietnam Chamber of Commerce (VCCI) and in 2010 HRINC received a prestigious HR Leadership Award in Singapore under Employer      Branding Awards.  In 2016, HRINC has been awarded a prestigious recognition of outstanding recruitment awards at the Asian Recruitment Awards. Her offices are today also represented in Myanmar with the aim of helping other Cambodian companies follow suit.

Sandra has contributed significantly to policy and labour affairs in Cambodia as well as at a          regional and global level representing Cambodia and ASEAN employers in the region as well as a regular speaker and representative at the annual International Labour Conference.  Some of her recent achievements include

1.  Conceptualized the Employer Youth Employment Program

2.  Led negotiations for the Trade Union Law in Cambodia

3.  Led negotiations for Minimum Wages in Cambodia

4.  Employers spokesperson for Wages and Working Time Tripartite dialogue in Geneva

5.  Member of the global Industrial Relations Working group

6.  Member of the global employers ILO supervisory mechanism review


 

  

Mr. Teh Sing, Vice President

 

Mr. Teh Sing          
   
Mr. Teh Sing
Vice President   
 
         
I am the founding member of Cambodian Federation of Employers and Business Associations (CAMFEBA). Have been with CAMFEBA Executive Board since 2000 until now. Help started CAMFEBA with only 1 staff to the current 22 staff. My current position is Vice President of CAMFEBA.

I am also the founding member of Malaysian Business Council of Cambodia since 1993 and is re elected the President again for 2016.

Was head hunted to come to Cambodia in November 1992 to join Cambrew Limited (Manufacturer and Distributor of Angkor Beer and Pepsi products) as Sales Director. In 1997 was promoted to Chief Operating Officer until my retirement in June 2006.

After my retirement I started my own company, Gangga Private Limited in July 2006. Main businesses are advertising, promotion and consultancy.

In November 2010 was persuaded to join Phnom Penh Beer Co., Limited (Manufacturer and Distributor of Phnom Penh Beer and Special Beer) as General Manager until now. At the same time I am allowed to run my own company.

Graduated from the Malaysian Institute of Malaysia with Diploma in Management.


 

  


Oknha Dr. Nang Sothy, Vice President

 

Oknha Dr. Nang Sothy          
   
Oknha Dr.Nang Sothy
Vice President    
 
         
Oknha Sothy is one of the prominent and most advocated businessmen in Cambodia since the 1990s when the country started embracing free market and held its first democratic election in many decades.

In an impressive resume, Oknha Sothy currently is the co-chair of Industrial Relations working group, one of the most active government-private sector joint working groups under the well-known Government-Private Sector Forum. His advocacy for healthy, productive and friendly labor relations, particular in Cambodia’s export-dominated garment sector, has been             tenacious since his election to lead this working group in 2008.

He is also the Secretary General of the executive committee of Phnom Penh Chamber of Commerce (PPCC) since 2006, in addition to his prolific run as Director-General of the PPCC from 2001 to 2006.

On the business side, he heads a number of local and joint venture companies including Malaysian Royal Phosphate Limited and Thy holding Group among other.

Oknha Nang Sothy speaks Khmer, French, and English and has communicable knowledge of Thai and Vietnamese.


 

  


Mr. Matthew Rendall, Deputy Secretary General

  

Mr. Matthew Rendall          
   
Mr. Matthew Rendall
Deputy Secretary General    
 
         

Matthew Rendall is a Board Member of the Cambodian Federation of Employers (CAMFEBA) and the current Secretary General of the ASEAN Confederation of Employers (ACE).  He has worked with     IOE-EMP on the ASEAN regional FOW program representing the view of the ASEAN Employers. He is also a Senior Partner in SokSiphana & Associates, a member firm of the ZICOLaw network of commercial law firms with offices in all 10 ASEAN countries, where his main areas of practice are labor and property law.  He has been working fulltime in the legal sector in Cambodia since 1994 and was part of the organizing committee which established the national Labor Arbitration Council and was its first appointed Arbitrator.  He has also authored and co-authored several legal texts on Cambodian laws including the 1997 Labor Code.

He currently serves as Vice Chair of Britcham and Eurocham. 

 

 

 


 

  


Mr. Sok Lor, Secretary General

 

Mr. Sok Lor          
   
Mr. Sok Lor 
Secretary General   
 
         
Mr. Sok Lor serves a Member / Secretary General of the Executive Board of Cambodian Federation of Employers and Business Associations.

Mr. Sok is Managing Director of Sok Xing and Hwang law and policy firm. He has over 10 years of legal and executive experience in the private and public sectors. A recognized leader in labor and employment laws, he is called on by government to provide counsel on legal and policy issues at the intersection of labor market governance, economic legislations, and national investment promotion. He has mediated and helped enterprises and their employees settle some of the most complex and high-profile industrial conflicts in addition to having managed a broad range of M and A and project financing deals.

Before founding Sok Xing and Hwang, Mr. Sok was executive director of the Arbitration Council Foundation. As executive director, he designed and executed a diversity of international development law programs and private-public partnership projects, including with Sida, SDC, USAID and World Bank.

A member of the Cambodian bar association, Mr. Sok holds an LL.M degree from Harvard Law School, USA and an LL.B from Royal University of Law and Economics, Cambodia.


Ms. Sopheap Eng, Treasurer

 

Ms. Eng Sopheap          
   
Ms. Eng Sopheap 
Treasurer   
 
         
Sopheap is a young, inspiring and engaging leader who has proven leadership records with international company, locally and internationally recognized by her colleagues and top management of British American Tobacco for her leadership style contributing to the effective employee engagement strategy of the company. 

She is currently a Managing Director of ODI Asia Co., Ltd; a leading consulting firm specialized in Human Resources Management. She has been servicing many companies, NGOs and government institutions on HR issues covering wide range of HR aspects including set up HR Department, develop Policy and Procedures, Talent Management, Succession Planning, Employee Engagement Framework, Strategic HR Business Partnering, Job Evaluation, Pension Fund Development, Reward Strategy, Performance Management, Industrial Relations and many other HR related matters. She has also assisted her clients on various issues involving        leadership and management including organization development, organizational performance and alignment, strategic planning, team works, staff motivation, coaching and mentoring.

Sopheap has extensive experience working with overseas countries in charges  overseas projects in Hong Kong, Singapore, China, Bangladesh, Korea, Thailand, Vietnam, and Myanmar.


 

  


Ms. Chea Panharothiya, Deputy Treasurer

 

Ms. Chea Panharothiya          
   
Ms. Chea Panharothiya
Deputy Treasurer 
 
         
Chea Panhrothiya holds Bachelor of Business administrative in Banking and Finance from National University of Management and Bachelor of Art in Professional Communication from Institution of Foreign Languages. Currently, she is pursuing ACCA course and in final paper and soon to become member of ACCA, which is the global body for professional accountants.

She has over 6 years’ experiences in Finance and Banking operations. She has worked with various banks in Australia, USA, and Thailand to enhance their operating system in Foreign Exchange and Trade Finance during her working time as Account Manager and Finance Manager at Trade Solutions Group, a banking software company serving many international banks and FX house around the globe.

In 2013, she has moved to Angkor Capital Specialized Bank, an American-owned bank in Cambodia as Finance Manager and later on been promoted to Deputy General Manager. She is in charge of Finance Department and assist General Manager in all banking operation including business plan, budgeting, compliances and policy and procedures.


 

  


H.E. Bretton G. Sciaroni, Board Member
 
H.E. Bretton G. Sciaroni          
   
H.E. Bretton G.Sciaroni
Board Member    
 
         
Bretton G. Sciaroni, One of the first foreign lawyers in Cambodia in the modern era, Brett negotiated the first foreign investment in 1994 under the new investment law. . He continues to provide legal advice on numerous investment projects and is very active in the business community. Brett is the Chairman of American Chamber of Commerce in Cambodia and the International Business Chamber. He also is an active member of the Government-Private Sector Forum, the public-private dialogue mechanism in which laws and policies are discussed by officials of the Royal Government and the business community. In the GPSF, Brett serves (along with the Minister of Economy and Finance) as Co-Chairman of Working Group on Law, Tax and   Governance. He holds degrees from the UCLA School of Law, Georgetown University, and Claremont McKenna College.  

 

 


 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Mr. Tam Raymond, Board Member

 

Mr. Tam Raymond          
   
Mr. Tam Raymond
Board Member    
 
         
Mr. TAM RAYMOND ∣ Jie Wei (Cambodia) GarmentFactory Ltd.

Education: Graduate in Hong Kong polytechnic 1972 (Now Hong Kong Polytechnic University)

Present Business: Managing director of JIE WEI (Cambodia) Garment Factory LTD.

Managing director of CHANG ZHOU (JIE WEI) Garment Factory LTD.

Director / Partner : HENAN JUSTIN ALLEN YUZHONG SPINNING,WEAVING & APPAREL LTD.

Extra-Curriculum: Executive member – GMAC(Cambodia)

Executive member –CAMFEBA (Cambodia)

Executive member –China Hong Kong Macau Business Association (Cambodia)


 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ms. Sou Moniveark, Board Member

 

Ms. Moniveark Sou          
   
Ms. Sou Moniveark
Board Member    
 
         
Moniveark is currently the Chief Business Development Officer at Amret Microfinance Institution. Her key main focus is the development of products and services in both credit and non-credits. Her portfolio also includes Marketing, digital channel deliveries, customer service experiences at all touchpoints such as call center, branches and the corporate social responsibilities.

Moniveark has 10 years of banking experience in Human Resources, Retail Operations and Retail/Sales Management. She has been with Maybank for 3 years as the Head of Sales Strategy and Management and then subsequently the Head of Retail Financial Services where she has been leading the Retail/branch network, growing the bank lending asset as well as liability and the sales/marketing of the Retail banking. Prior to this, she was the Head of Retail Operation at ANZ Royal bank for 2 years mainly responsible for all the Operations aspect of Retail Banking. She was also the Head of HR of ANZ Royal bank for more than 4 years. Before joining ANZ Royal, Moniveark has worked at British American Tobacco (Cambodia) for about 4 years in Human Resources department.

She has double degree in Management from National Institute of Management and English Literacy from Institute of Foreign Languages.



 

  


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