ANZCCJ Announces new leadership team
The Executive Council has elected Andrew Gauci, Managing Director & CEO of
Lendlease Japan, to succeed Melanie Brock, Managing Director of Melanie Brock Advisory, as Chair of
the ANZCCJ. The Executive Council noted that under
Melanie’s leadership, numerous important milestones had been met and
that she will be leaving the role of Chair with the ANZCCJ in an
exceptionally strong position to deliver ever increasing value to its
members going forward.
will take over as Chair from 1 November 2016, with Melanie’s term of
office ending on 31 October 2016. The Executive Council unanimously
voted to bestow the title of Chair Emeritus in recognition for
her achievements over the past six years.
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ANZCCJ uses innovative gaming approach to
attract visitors to events. Launch of ‘Australia
& New Zealand Gourmet Master’ game
announces the launch of 'Australia & New Zealand Gourmet Master',
an educational tool to raise awareness and knowledge of Australia and
New Zealand's gourmet product offering among Japanese consumers.
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to Japan by The Hon Steven Joyce, New Zealand Minister for Economic
The Hon Steven Joyce visited Japan on 23-24 August as part of a
four-day trip to advance New Zealand’s business, innovation and
education interests and to promote New Zealand as an investment
destination. ANZCCJ met with Minister Joyce to learn about the New
Zealand Government's Business Growth Agenda and discuss ways for
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Support Program: Event Summary
Support Program is presented on a quarterly basis by the Australian
and New Zealand Chamber of Commerce in Japan (ANZCCJ). The program
provides small and medium-sized businesses in Japan with advice,
training and networking opportunities for effective business
expansion and promotion in Australia and New Zealand. Our most recent
event was held on 9 August at JETRO's headquarters.
Zealand Ambassador to Japan is appointed
Foreign Minister Murray
McCully has appointed Stephen Payton as New Zealand’s next
Ambassador to Japan.
has served as Director of the New Zealand Commerce and Industry
Office in Taipei. He speaks Japanese and was previously New
Zealand’s Consul General in Osaka.
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Internship program: helping to develop future leaders
ANZCCJ welcomes university students from Australia,
New Zealand and Japan to undertake full-time internships at the
ANZCCJ Secretariat office in Tokyo.
internship program aims to be educational, inspirational, and
purposeful. All interns are mentored and supervised by the ANZCCJ's
Executive Director to ensure a high level of learning for our
interns. At the end of the program interns should have a significant
list of accomplishments to add to their resume and set them apart
from other candidates in their field.
with an interest in international business, trade, events management
and marketing are encouraged to apply. To hear directly from one of
our latest intern, click here.
Market Expansion Competition (JMEC) applications are now open
JMEC is calling for
individuals to join the program as JMEC Participants and be part of a
business plan creation process. This MBA-style program includes
classroom training as well as hands-on business plan writing