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European Chamber in Lao appoints Jack Sheehan, DFDL as its new Vice President

It is with great pleasure and pride for DFDL to announce that Jack Sheehan, Partner and Head of the Regional Tax Practice group has been appointed Vice President of the European Chamber in the Lao PDR.

More than 50 people came together at ECCIL’s General Assembly in Vientiane on May 31st 2017. Among the participants were 39 ordinary members attending in person or by proxy, including esteemed representatives from the embassies of Germany, France and the EU delegation, along with an observer from the Lao National Chamber LNCCI.

The General Assembly adopted the activity and financial reports as presented by the outgoing president and treasurer respectively. Following presentations on the planned activities, 11 ordinary members were elected to the Executive Committee. In addition to DFDL’s Jack Sheehan, these included members representing a wide variety of industries, some among them the most prominent companies in the country, along with key stakeholders from the SME sector.

The new board of the General Assembly freshly constituted, swiftly convened a meeting to elect its leaders, appointing Jack Sheehan to the role of new Vice President. Graciously accepting the appointment, Jack commented, “I am deeply honored to accept the position of Vice President of the European Chamber of Commerce. We have an excellent new board and I believe ECCIL will have an exciting year ahead.”

Jack specializes in international tax planning, mergers and acquisitions, and general tax advisory. Jack has extensive experience in advising clients on inbound and outbound investments and complex tax matters across Asia.