Biography

Nominee for Member-at-Large


Michael Dishman

Senior Managing Director, Middle East, Africa and South Asia, Oshkosh Defense
AmCham Member for 5 years, currently Platinum Member
U.S. Citizen

Michael "Dish" Dishman is Senior Managing Director, Middle East, Africa, and South Asia for Oshkosh Defense. He is responsible for execution of international programs throughout the region. He has spent more than 25 years overseas in public and private sector roles, with over 21 years in the Middle East; the last 7 years in Abu Dhabi. Since moving “on island” Dish has been an active AmCham member participating as Board Member, Chair of the U.S. Public Affairs Committee U.S. Working Group and on the Membership, Defense, and HR Committees. He also coordinated the past two Door Knock/Advocacy Weeks to Washington, D.C. and has facilitated Oshkosh sponsorship of numerous AmCham events including the annual Roundtable Summit. Dish also participates in the Overseas Advisory Council and the newly founded Abu Dhabi Association of the U.S. Army. He has a Bachelor’s Degree from the United States Military Academy at West Point and a Master’s Degree in Middle Eastern Studies from the University of Texas. He is married with one daughter.