AmCham Shanghai Suzhou Center invites you to the Suzhou General Managers Forum on August 30, 8:30-10:15am @ W Suzhou. Owen Haacke,Chief Representative, US-China Business Council (USCBC) Shanghai office will share the results of their findings on environmental compliance for U.S. companies in China. This event is for General Manager/Chief Representative/Operations head ONLY.

Panelists will share their concerns, best practices followed by the presentation.

  • Environmental Policy and Enforcement in China
  • Environmental Compliance Challenges
  • Issue Spotlight: Hazardous Waste Management Capacity
  • Emerging Trends in Environmental Enforcement and Policy
  • Corporate Practices for Optimizing Environmental Compliance


Owen Haacke,Chief Representative, US-China Business Council (USCBC) Shanghai office


Ted Hornbein,vice chair of manufacturing business council, AmCham Shanghai


Gerd Burkard, General Manager, Accuride International Precision Industrial (Suzhou) Co., Ltd

Fiona Chen, Associate Director, Government Affairs, China, PPG

Who shall attend

Suggest to inviting your EHS head for this session. Confirmation of attendance is subject to AmCham staff's approval.


8:30 AM - 9 AM
Registration & Breakfast
9 AM - 9:30 AM
9:30 AM - 10 AM
Panel discussion
10 AM - 10:15 AM
Q & A


  • Owen Haacke (Chief Representative at US-China Business Council (USCBC) Shanghai office)

    Owen Haacke

    Chief Representative at US-China Business Council (USCBC) Shanghai office

    He has worked at USCBC since October 2013, working closely with US member companies to inform and advocate for US companies doing business in China. Owen has experience serving USCBC member companies at USCBC’s headquarters in Washington, DC and in Shanghai.

    In his role, he writes, speaks, and consults with senior executives and government officials regularly on a broad range of business and investment issues in the China market.

    Prior to joining USCBC in 2013, Owen held a variety of positions in the public and private sector in US, including working on international trade policy for former Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus, and serving as a Research Fellow at the US-China Economic and Security Review Commission, where his analysis focused on China’s monetary policy.

    Owen holds a B.A. from Dalian University of Foreign Languages in Chinese, International Economics and Trade. He is fluent in Mandarin Chinese, and has spent over seven years living and working in China.

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  • Ted HORNBEIN (Vice chair of manufacturing business council at AmCham Shanghai)


    Vice chair of manufacturing business council at AmCham Shanghai

    Ted Hornbein joined EHC Global in 2015 as the managing director for APAC, stationed in Shanghai, China. Since joining, the company has expanded production of its NT (TPU) handrail, roller manufacture and coated steel belts for the lift industry. To manage this, the company implemented a lean transformation using the concepts from TOC (Theory of Constraints).

    Ted has spent over 25 years managing China operations in various manufacturing industries including die casting, injection molding and compression molding in construction, electronics and telecommunications markets.

    Ted is a Mandarin speaker and holds an MBA from The University of Chicago, Booth School of Business.

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Member Ticket
Member Price Free
Member employee ticket
Standard Price Free
Non-member Ticket

RMB 500 for non-members

Standard Price RMB 500


W Suzhou

Corner of XingGang Street & Su Hui Road
Suzhou, Jiangsu, China

If you have any questions please contact Jacy Lu

Contact Organizer

+86 62960131

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