We are very pleased to be part of AmCham and are looking forward to driving innovation forward in Latvia.
Mikko Fernström, General Manager, Biogen Latvia
John Martin Tully, CEO of MikroTik has been elected to the AmCham Board of Directors replacing George Miu, General Manager of Radisson Blu Elizabete and Radisson Blu Ridzene Hotels.
The Nominating Committee of AmCham elected John Tully as a member of the Board of Directors on June 18. He will replace George Miu, who recently left his position to pursue other career opportunities. Tully assumes the position immediately and will serve the remaining portion of Miu's term until 2022. The board expressed its sincere appreciation to George Miu for his dedicated efforts, leadership and commitment over the two years of his service.
John Tully has been working in IT in Latvia since the mid-1990s. He was Co-founder of Latnet Serviss, one of the first Internet service providers and now serves as Chairman of the Board of Mikrotikls SIA, a network equipment manufacturer.
"I look forward to promoting cooperation between the genomics researchers, bio-informaticians, and U.S.-driven technologies to advance health care and precision medicine in Latvia, especially for children's cancer treatment. Latvia's education system and history of producing great talents in mathematics and genetics research show promise for the future," said Tully.
AmCham President Zinta Jansons expressed a warm welcome to the new member of the Board: "We are pleased to have John Tully join our board. His experience, knowledge and areas of interest in research, technologies and healthcare will be a great asset to AmCham."
The following Board members will continue their service: Zinta Jansons, AmCham President and Foreign Counsel at Ellex Klavins; Liene Dubava, Member of the Management Board at Nadaq Riga; Roberts Melbardis, Country Manager at Encompass Digital Media Latvia; Pauls Miklasevics, Individual member; Ieva Racenaja, Director of Riga Graduate School of Law; Dita Sīle, Baltic Head of Public Affairs and Patient Access at Novartis Baltics; Renāte Strazdiņa, Country Manager of Microsoft Baltics and Liga Smildzina-Bertulsone, AmCham Executive Director.
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Mantautas Paskevicius, Country Manager of Strategic Staffing Solutions International