Our Members

29 American Chambers of commerce


22 Economies Throughout Asia Pacific


Over 15,000 Member Companies

Over 50,000 Overseas American Workers

Over 10 Million Employees

Annual Trade

Annual Investments


Corporate Vice Chairs

Jackson Cox
Corporate Vice Chairs
Penny Burtt Visa
Tom Clark GE
Marie Kissel Abbott
Shiumei Lin UPS
Steve Okun KKR
Catherine Simmons Citi
John Viverito DLA Piper

Regional Vice Chairs

Executive Director


Immediate Past Chairman

Regional Vice Chairs
Judy Benn AmCham Thailand
Niels Marquardt AmCham Australia
Radika Obeysekere AmCham Sri Lanka
Harley Seyedin AmCham South China
Laura Younger ACCJ
Executive Director
Adam Sitkoff
Richard Vuylsteke
Immediate Past Chairman
George Drysdale

The Apcac Award

In a tradition dating back to 1986, APCAC presents awards to deserving individuals who demonstrate leadership on advancing American commerce in the Asia-Pacific region. This prestigious award is presented during the annual APCAC policy Doorknock in Washington, D.C.

2015 APCAC Award presented to Congressman Charles Boustany, Jr.
2014 APCAC Award presented to Congressman Dave Reichert
2013 APCAC Award presented to Congressman Rick Larsen
2015 APCAC Award presented to Congressman Gregory Meeks
2012 APCAC Award presented to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton
2012 APCAC Award presented to Thomas Donohue, President & CEP of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce
2015 : U.S. Representative Charles Boustany, JR
U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman
U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch
U.S. Representative Gregory Meeks
Secretary Of Commerce Penny Pritzker
U.S. Senator Ron Wyden
2014 : Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Scot Marciel
Representative Dave Reichert
2013 : Senator Maria Cantwell
Senator Ron Johnson
Representative Kevin Brady
Representative Rick Larsen
Former Assistant Secretary of State Kurt Campbell
2012 : Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton
Representative Dave Camp
U.S. Chamber of Commerce President & CEO Thomas Donohue
2011 : Senator James Webb
Assistant USTR for Japan, Korea and APEC Affairs Wendy Cutler
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Vice President Tami Overby
2010 : U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk
2009 : Assistant USTR for Southeast Asia & the Pacific Barbara Weisel
2008 : Senator Jim DeMint
Congressman Gregory Meeks
2007 : Under Secretary for International Trade Frank Lavin
Representative Carolyn Maloney
2006 : Former President George H W Bush
Former President William J Clinton
2005 : Assistant Secretary for Commerce William Lash
2004 : Senator Chuck Hagel
2003 : U.S. Trade Representative Robert Zoellick
2002 : Senator John Kerry
Senator John McCain
Ambassador Douglas “Pete” Peterson
2000 : Senator Christopher Bond
1999 : Deputy Secretary of the Treasury Lawrence Summers
1998 : Representative James Leach
1997 : Representative Douglas Bereuter
1996 : Ambassador John Wolf
Representative Bill Archer
Secretary of Commerce Ronald Brown
1995 : Senator William Fulbright
Representative Lee Hamilton
1994 : Senator Frank Murkowski
1993 : Senator Max Baucus
Assistant Secretary of Commerce Susan Schwab
1992 : U.S. Trade Representative Carla Hills
1991 : Deputy Secretary of State Larry Eagleburger
1989 : Ambassador Michael Mansfield
Senator Richard Lugar
1988 : U.S. Trade Representative Clayton Yeutter
Senator John Chafee
Representative Dan Bonker
1987 : Deputy Trade Representative Michael Smith
Senator Lloyd Bentsen
Representative Bill Frenzel
1986 : Secretary of Commerce Malcolm Baldridge
Senator John Heinz
Representative Sam Gibbons

APCAC Chairman’s Circle

APCAC is grateful to its corporate sponsors whose contributions allow APCAC a stronger platform to tell the important stories of American commerce to key audiences in Asia and the United States.

Latest News

The Asia Pacific Council of American Chambers of Commerce American Business Leaders in Asia-Pacific Call for TPP’s Passage APCAC survey shows strong support for TPP from AmChams across the Region   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 28, 2016 Bangkok – TODAY: The Asia Pacific Council of American Chambers of Commerce (APCAC) released the results of a survey […]

The Asia Pacific Council of American Chambers of Commerce APCAC Re-Elects Chairman and Appoints Vice Chairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 26 2016 Bangkok – The Asia Pacific Council of American Chambers of Commerce (APCAC) has re-elected Jackson Cox to serve a second term as Chairman of its Board of Directors. The vote took place during APCAC’s […]

APCAC Applauds the Signing of the Trans Pacific Partnership February 4, 2016 – The Asia Pacific Council of American Chambers of Commerce commented today on the signing of the Trans Pacific Partnership in Auckland, New Zealand and called on all member economies to quickly ratify this landmark agreement. APCAC Chairman Jackson Cox said, “TPP provides […]

The Asia Pacific Council of American Chambers of Commerce APCAC APPLAUDS TPP NEGOTIATORS ON HISTORIC AGREEMENT APCAC Urges Passage as Attention Shifts to Congress SINGAPORE, 5 October 2015: The Asia Pacific Council of American Chambers of Commerce (APCAC) congratulates the U.S. Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiators led by United States Trade Representative Michael Froman, Wendy Cutler, Acting […]

The Asia Pacific Council of American Chambers of Commerce FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 6 April 2015 APCAC Announces New Vice Chairs ULAANBAATAR – The Asia Pacific Council of American Chambers of Commerce (APCAC) announced today the following slate of APCAC Vice Chairs and other leaders who will serve the current term until Spring 2016. Judy Benn, […]


View brochure

APCAC 2015
Policy Report

View Report

APCAC 2015
Key Issues

View Report