Tom Mackall

Tom Mackall

Senior Counsel and ILO Governing Body Member

Tom Mackall is currently Senior Counsel to USCIB and the U.S. Employer Member of the Governing Body of the International Labor Organization. Mackall assumed his role upon retiring in August 2018 from Sodexo, a leading provider of food, facilities management, and other services with 450,000 employees in 80 different countries. Mackall held several roles in his 15 years at Sodexo, including Group Vice President for Global Labor Relations since 2012 and head of Labor Relations for North America.

An attorney by training, Mackall practiced law as an associate with Kirkpatrick & Lockhart (now K&L Gates) and associate and partner in the DC office of Hunton & Williams (now Hunton Andrews Kurth), representing businesses in labor and employment matters. Before joining Sodexo, Mackall was a founding executive of a contract electronics manufacturing company.

Mackall holds a J.D from University of Virginia, M.Div. from Harvard University, and B.A. from Denison University. He also serves as an employer trustee for a multi-employer pension fund and is the Chair of the Maryland State Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. He has spoken widely on topics including corporate campaigns, international framework agreements, global union federations, business and human rights, and global labor relations management. He and his wife, Beth, have four children and reside in Bethesda, Maryland.

Recent USCIB News

Global Business Welcomes New WTO Director-General Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala (6/9/2021) - USCIB members had two occasions in early June to hear from the new World Trade Organization (WTO) Director-General Dr. Okonjo-Iweala Ngozi on her priorities for global trade and on opportunities for business to engage with her on this agenda in the months ahead.
Digital Economy Conference Assesses a Decade of OECD’s Internet Policy Principles (6/9/2021) - USCIB, Business at OECD (BIAC), and the OECD held another successful Digital Economy conference on May 25, which focused on a decade of OECD’s Internet Policy Principles (IPPs) and aptly titled “Policymaking in a Data-Driven World.” Distinguished speakers from the OECD and both the public and private sectors provided expertise during the event: AT&T, Facebook, Microsoft, Google, IBM Ireland, Walmart, the Inter-American Development Bank, the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Department of Justice, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, the Center for Democracy and Technology, the Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism, MIT, Georgetown University and others.
USCIB Members Present at USTR Webinar on WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement (6/2/2021) - In partnership with the United States Trade Representative (USTR), USCIB and NTFC collaborated on the first webinar related to the accelerated implementation of the World Trade Organization (WTO) Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) for the Committee on Trade Facilitation at the WTO. 
USCIB Board Member Rick Johnston (Citi) Elected Chair of Business at OECD (5/19/2021) - USCIB Board of Directors member and Chair of USCIB's Trade and Investment Committee Charles (Rick) Johnston has been elected as the new Chair of Business at OECD (BIAC). BIAC's General Assembly elected Johnston on May 19 and will succeed Phil O'Reilly.  
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