USCIB Elects New Officers Trustees and Board Members

Headquartered in New York, and with an active presence in Washington, D.C., USCIB represents American business in treaty discussions and other forums around the world.
Headquartered in New York, and with an active presence in Washington, D.C., USCIB represents American business in treaty discussions and other forums around the world.

New York, N.Y., August 6, 2014 – The United States Council for International Business (USCIB), a pro-trade group involved in international regulatory diplomacy on behalf of America’s leading global companies, has elected a new slate of officers, board members and trustees to govern and champion the organization over the next two years.

Among the highlights, Dennis Nally, chairman of PricewaterhouseCoopers International Ltd., has been elected vice chairman of USCIB. Nally has extensive experience serving large multinational clients in a variety of industries, principally focusing on technology and life sciences. He also serves as a member of the Executive Board of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). Terry McGraw, chairman of McGraw Hill Financial [now S&P Global] and chairman of ICC, was re-elected USCIB’s chairman. Click here for a complete list of USCIB’s officers.

In addition, the following individuals were elected USCIB Trustees for the first time: Stephen Chipman, chief executive officer, Grant Thornton LLP; and John Veihmeyer, global chairman of KPMG and chairman and chief executive officer of KPMG in the U.S. Chipman, in his more than 30 years with Grant Thornton, has held numerous leadership positions throughout Europe, North America and Asia, developing a unique combination of international and U.S. business experience. Veihmeyer, with more than 35 years of experience working with CEOs, senior executives and board members at many of the world’s leading companies, is a top global business leader and an influential and sought-after advisor on business and financial issues.

Finally, the following individuals have joined USCIB’s Board of Directors: Neal Goins, vice president, international government relations, Exxon Mobil Corporation; Barry Granger, vice president and general manager, governmental marketing and government affairs, DuPont; Steve Hilton, corporate vice president, global government affairs and public affairs, McDonald’s Corporation; Charles R. Johnston, senior vice president, international government affairs, Citigroup Inc.; Michael F. Quinn, managing director, global trade services, J.P. Morgan Chase & Company; Pilar Ramos, senior vice president, global public policy and regulatory counsel, MasterCard Worldwide; and William Sample, corporate vice president, worldwide tax, Microsoft Corporation.

About USCIB:

USCIB promotes open markets, competitiveness and innovation, sustainable development and corporate responsibility, supported by international engagement and regulatory coherence. Its members include U.S.-based global companies and professional services firms from every sector of our economy, with operations in every region of the world. With a unique global network encompassing the International Chamber of Commerce, the International Organization of Employers and the Business and Industry Advisory Committee to the OECD, USCIB provides business views to policy makers and regulatory authorities worldwide, and works to facilitate international trade and investment. More at www.uscib.org.

Contact:
Jonathan Huneke, USCIB
+1 212.703.5043, jhuneke@uscib.org

Staff Contact:   Kira Yevtukhova

Deputy Director, Marketing and Communications
Tel: 202.617.3160

Kira Yevtukhova manages USCIB’s print and online publications, including the website, e-newsletter and quarterly magazine, and serves as the organization’s digital media strategist. Prior to this role, Kira worked for over five years within USCIB’s Policy Department, focusing on climate change, environment, nutrition, health, and chemicals related policy issues. She is a graduate of Mount Holyoke College and is currently pursuing an MBA at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business.
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