Corporate Roundtable-Andersen Windows-

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Corporate Roundtable-Andersen Windows-

Corporate Roundtable

“Andersen Windows—Responds to Economic Challenges with Initiatives in Japan”

 

Enhance your understanding of the Japanese market with the Japan America Society of Minnesota Corporate Roundtable, a program featuring speakers from the Board of Directors, corporate member companies and their colleagues from Japan

How has the Japanese construction industry fared during these times of economic challenges?  The Corporate Roundtable for May 2012 will focus on the work of Andersen Corporation and their role in the housing market in Japan. Michael Brown, Director of International Sales and Marketing of Andersen Corporation, will discuss the work of Andersen Windows and Doors in Japan. His company was also able to serve in the recovery effort in the aftermath of the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami. Michael Brown will talk about his recent trip to Tohoku and show photos of Onagawa where in one specific area of the town 2,400 souls lost their lives to the tsunami. Andersen Corporation helped to sponsor some of the relief housing in the areas affected in Tohoku.

Michael Brown serves as the Director of International Sales and Marketing for Andersen Windows. In addition to large corporate customers, he is responsible for all direct sales projects in Australia, China, Taiwan, Korea, Thailand, Indonesia, India and the Philippines. Mr. Brown began his career with Andersen Corporation in 1994 and started his work in the International Division at its inception in 1997. He graduated from Gustavus Adolphus College with a major in International Management. and received his MBA degree from the University of St. Thomas. Michael also served on the JASM Board of Directors, 2005-2006.

Please RSVP by Monday, May 14th

Please download pdf HERE and send it with check or pay by paypal below. 

Ticket

Date:  Wednesday, May 16,  2012

Time:  7:30 a.m. Registration, 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Program

Light refreshments will be provided

Location: Gray Plant Mooty Mooty & Bennett, P.A.

IDS Center, 80 S 8th St. Minneapolis, MN 55402

Validated parking is provided

Cost:  $15 JASM Members, $20 non-members and guests, $7 students

For more information, please contact the JASM office at 612-627-9357 or email to jasm@us-japan.org

We would like to thank Gray, Plant, Mooty, Mooty & Bennett, P.A. for hosting this event

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