As Tractus’ Executive Director and a founding partner of the company, Dennis brings more than 20 years of consulting experience having advised hundreds of companies on their direct investment, market entry and market expansion strategies in Asia. Since 1995, Dennis has been the project leader of operational and financial feasibility assessments, site location analyses, real estate and investment incentives negotiations and transactions, and overseen dozens of corporate entity establishments and investment approvals through to operational start-up. Clients have included Fortune 1000 companies in a wide variety of industrial sectors including automotive, electronics, semiconductor, textiles and garments, medical devices, chemicals, steel, pharmaceuticals as well as service sectors including telecommunications, healthcare, legal and professional services segments.
As a thought leader in the foreign business community in Asia, Dennis has acted as an advisor to the investment promotion agencies of the governments of China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mongolia, the Philippines and Thailand; the Ministry of Finance of the government of Pakistan; the trade promotion agencies of the states of Ohio and New Jersey as well as The World Bank, Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency and the ASEAN Secretariat on the development of trade promotion and investment attraction strategies in Asia.
Dennis writes and speaks frequently at international conferences on the topics of site selection, FDI strategy and economics and has been widely quoted in regional media as well as Businessweek, CNBC, and The Wall Street Journal. He is an active member of the Industrial Asset Management Council’s (IAMC) International Advisory Council; the International Economic Development Council (IEDC); the American Chamber of Commerce in Thailand, and is the Secretary of the American Chamber of Commerce Myanmar Chapter.