John Dwyer, Peregrine Management International

John is the founder and managing director of Peregrine Management International, a management advisory firm located in Hanoi. Peregrine provides advisory services for supply chain management, manufacturing operations, and factory investment in Southeast Asia.  Peregrine also offers business process outsourcing and training services.  John is an active member in AmCham, where he has served several years on the AmCham Hanoi Board of Governors. John has also served as the 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 in 2017 to establish Polaris’s subsidiary factory in Vinh Phuc province, where he then served as General Director. Before moving to Vietnam, John held several management roles at Polaris in strategic sourcing, new product introduction, and project management. Before joining Polaris, John spent ten years at Caterpillar, Inc., in a variety of 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 Minesota. In addition to Vietnam, John has previously lived in Tokyo, Japan, and Shanghai, China.  John lives in Hanoi with his wife Haruko, three kids, and two dogs.