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Record #: R2014-853   
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Intro date: 11/12/2014 Current Controlling Legislative Body:
Final action: 11/12/2014
Title: Recognition extended to Siva Yam for leadership and contributions on behalf of United States of America-China Chamber of Commerce
Sponsors: Burke, Edward M.
Attachments: 1. R2014-853.pdf
WHEREAS, Siva Yam will be honored for his longtime leadership as President of the United States of America - China Chamber of Commerce on Monday, November 17, 2014, at the organization's 50th Annual U.S.China Trade Conference to be held at the Fairmont Chicago; and
WHEREAS, The Chicago City Council has been informed of this event by Alderman Edward M. Burke; and
WHEREAS, Throughout his distinguished tenure, Siva Yam has promoted increased business, trade and investment relations between the United States and China; and
WHEREAS, The Chamber is a not-for-profit organization founded by Prescott S. Bush, Jr., which works with small and medium-sized companies across America and China to encourage entrepreneurship and economic growth; and
WHEREAS, The purpose of the annual trade conference is to bring together like-minded professionals to discuss the trends in U.S.-China commerce and to create new opportunities to further American business interests abroad; and
WHEREAS, Siva Yam is a certified public accountant and an investment banker with more than 20 years of experience in mergers, acquisitions and public offerings and private placements of securities and venture financing; and
WHEREAS, Siva Yam serves as Managing Director of Siva Yam & Associates, LLC, a private consulting and investment banking boutique which specializes in cross-border business and trade activities between the Unites States and Asia; and
WHEREAS, Siva Yam has been a valued member of the Advisory Board of the Federal Reserve Bank in Chicago and has authored many high-profile investment research reports; and
WHEREAS, The hard work, sacrifice and dedication of Siva Yam serve as an example to all; now, therefore
BE IT RESOLVED, That we, the Mayor and the members of the Chicago City Council, assembled this twelfth day of November, 2014, do hereby congratulate Siva Yam on his leadership and contributions on behalf of the United States of America - China Chamber of Commerce; and
Alderman - 14th Ward
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be presented to Siva Yam.