John Dwyer, Peregrine Management International LLC
John is the founder and managing director of Peregrine Management International, a management advisory firm located in Hanoi. Peregrine provides Vietnam market entry advice, as well as advisory and training services relating to supply chain and manufacturing operations. John is an active member in AmCham, where he is currently serving in his second year on the AmCham Hanoi Board of Governors. John also serves as chapter Treasurer and founded and chairs AmCham Hanoi’s Supply Chain & Manufacturing Committee.
Prior to founding Peregrine Management International, John worked at Polaris Inc., an American global specialty vehicle manufacturer. John moved to Vietnam to establish Polaris’s subsidiary factory in Vinh Phuc province, where he then served as General Director. During his time at Polaris, John held several management roles in strategic sourcing, new product introduction, and project management. Before joining Polaris, John spent ten years at Caterpillar, Inc., in a variety strategic sourcing and Six Sigma roles.
John holds a Bachelor of Science degree in International Business (Asian Studies Minor) from Bradley University and a Master of Business Administration from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota. In addition to Vietnam, John has previously lived in Tokyo, Japan, and Shanghai, China. John lives in Hanoi with his wife Haruko and three young children.