AmCham President 2012-2016
Cristina Harea is a Chisinau native and the second President of the American Chamber of Commerce Moldova (AmCham). She fulfilled the role for 4 and a half years with AmCham and helped the organization thrive and achieve new and exciting milestones such as the moment AmCham reached 100 active members.
Cristina is a powerhouse in the financial and investment sector. She graduated in Moldova in foreign languages and picked up a master’s degree in business administration in the USA. Since then Cristina has progressed from height to height in her career working in a variety of organizations. She was an important asset within the Western NIS Enterprise Fund working as both a senior associate and later as Director of the representative office in Moldova.
AmCham President 2006 - 2012
John Maxemchuk was the leading founding member and the first President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Moldova (AmCham Moldova). He was the driving force behind the establishment of AmCham. He served as President for six consecutive years, significantly contributing to the accomplishments and steady growth of AmCham.
John Maxemchuk has been a leader in the business community in multiple private businesses and initiatives within Moldova and the USA. His main venture in Moldova was with Sun Communications, founded in 1993 and where John served as CEO, from 2003 through 2016. Sun Communications represented the first foreign investment in post-independence Moldova and the first private telecommunications company.