Above: World Economic Forum delegation with Senior Minister Sun Chanthol (fifth from the left) and standing next to him Dr. Rösler at the Ministry of Commerce. Below: Dr. Rösler (right) and Pierre Tami, CEO Shift360.

October 19, 2015

Phnom Penh, Cambodia – New horizons are being paved in Cambodia as a high level delegation from the World Economic Forum visits Phnom Penh.

Dr. Philipp Rösler, Managing Director of the Forum, accompanied by Dr. Sushant Rao and Ms. Anne Catherine Gay des Combes, met with Prime Minister Hun Sen and Senior Minister Sun Chantol, Minister of Commerce. During the visit Dr. Roesler was also awarded an honorary doctorate degree by the University of Cambodia.

Pierre Tami, a Social Entrepreneur, is a member of the Forum and the Shwab Foundation and has regularly attended various World Economic Forums and Summit meetings. Tami has also been very active in promoting Cambodia’s interests at the Forum and identifying opportunities for collaboration.“After many years of working and networking with the Forum, this is a wonderful opportunity,” said Pierre Tami, CEO of Shift360, who accompanied the delegation during their meetings. “Cambodia has transformed dramatically over the past two decades and it continues to change at a rapid pace. The Forum’s interest in collaborating with the country presents new and exciting opportunities.”

The World Economic Forum is an international organization for public-private cooperation founded as a not-for-profit foundation in 1971. Headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, the Forum engages global leaders to collaborate and shape regional and industry agendas in an effort to improve the world.“Pierre’s work as a social entrepreneur has impacted Cambodia’s social development through his work with vulnerable groups and youth skills and jobs, but he also plays a vital role in furthering the relationship between the World Economic Forum, the Royal Government of Cambodia and the private sector in order to shape the agenda of the common good in Cambodia,” Dr. Rösler said.