MARK GILLIN - Managing Director
Mark Gillin is a founder, Chairman, and Managing Director of America Indochina Management Ltd. (AIM). Since 1993 he has been identifying and developing business opportunities in Indochina. Since its establishment in 1994, AIM has emerged as one of the leading sales and distribution companies in Indochina. Mark spearheaded several of the company's key strategic initiatives including launching a building materials business in 1994; diversifying into industrial consumables in 1998, thus reducing the company's exposure to the Asian Crisis of '97; entering the hotel supply business in Siem Reap, Cambodia in 1998, now one of the world's fastest growing tourist destinations; and the merger with Protech, which has enabled the Company's Building Products business to achieve successive years of growth in excess of 100%.
Mark has successfully managed businesses in a number of different markets (Japan, Hong Kong, Guam, Vietnam, Cambodia), at various stages of development. Prior to coming to Vietnam in 1993, Mark spent five years with Getz Bros. & Co. Inc., the oldest and largest US non-commodities trading company, where he worked closely on marketing and distribution related issues with leading multinationals including Nestle, Mobile Chemical, Kimberly Clark, Abbot Labs, Colgate Palmolive, Heineken and others.
Mark Gillin graduated with honors from Duke University with a BA in Policy Studies.
ERIC ENRIQUEZ - General Manager
Eric Enriquez is the General Manager of America Indochina Management Ltd. and has over 15 years of business operations experience in Asia. Prior to working for America Indochina Management Ltd. Eric spent 2 years based in Oregon, USA as the Director of USA Marketing and Sales for Tong Hong Leather Company, one of the largest leather companies in the world supplying leather primarily to casual and athletic shoe companies. He also consulted internally improving company's factory operations in Vietnam where the Tong Hong established the largest leather production facility in Vietnam. During his tenure in the USA key account business in grew by more than 100% under his direction.
From 1996 to 2005 Eric worked as a Director of Footwear Manufacturing for Nike, Inc. where his operations, quality and manufacturing experience were instrumental in growing the business in his regions of responsibility by more than 50%. Countries with manufacturing operations he managed during his assignment with Nike include Indonesia, Korea, China and Vietnam. Before Nike he worked 6 years for Reebok where he had senior positions in quality assurance, planning, manufacturing and sales in both the USA and Indonesia.
Eric graduated from California State University with a BS in Business Administration. He lives in Ho Chi Minh City with his wife.