Ambassador Nguyen Quoc Khanh, completed his mandate as ASEF Deputy Executive Director on 31 July 2012. ASEF extends its sincere appreciation and best wishes to Ambassador Khanh for his contributions during his tenure.
Mr Karsten Warnecke joins ASEF as the new Deputy Executive Director. He is a seasoned career diplomat with over 22 years of experience, among them 13 years in Asia. With his arrival on 1 August 2012, the ASEF Executive Director, Ambassador Michel Filhol, and ASEF staff members are pleased to welcome him on board.