Michal Chour has been involved in AmCham's tourism advocacy for over a decade. He recognizes that this industry, like so many others, now needs to transition from a volume business to a value-added one. His goal as AmCham president is to help align interests so the sum for the country is greater than all the parts.
The newly formed council met at the end of June to finalize a checklist with targets and suggestions for items ranging from water to plastics to car use.
AmCham is worried that the government's proposed tax on global digital services companies will end up being paid by Czech companies wanting to market on the internet, and not contribute to necessary global solution.
One of AmCham's economic development goals is to make Prague a top hub of European business.
Prague, June 20. AmCham members have elected nine Board members, and the AmCham Board has appointed Michal Chour of the Alcron Hotel as President and Milan Slapak of GE, Michal Nebesky of Citibank, Vaclav Novotny of Biogen and Sanjiv Suri of Zatisi Group as Vice Presidents.
On 14 June, the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic participated in a roundtable discussion at CIIRC on private investment into public research.