In the presence of more than 20 companies, the President of AmCham Chile, Kathleen Barclay, has presided over the welcoming ceremony for new members of the Chamber. During the event, she discussed the main characteristics of the Chamber, including the central working themes for the year ahead. She explained, "In 2015, we’ll continue strengthening the role of AmCham as the linchpin between the public and private sectors. Currently, we have many opportunities for investment as well as for the exchange of ideas". During the event, the General Manager of AmCham Chile, Roberto Matus, invited the new adherents to become active members, by taking full advantage of the networking spaces available and the activities of the various Committees. He said, "A value proposition from AmCham Chile is to represent the interests of our members, from both the public and private sectors. AmCham has a position on different areas, in which we have always responded to the particular concerns of our members".