USCIB Member and Staff News: Fall 2011

Fall 2011

Donnelly Is Among New Staff Appointments

Shaun Donnelly
Shaun Donnelly

Shaun Donnelly joined USCIB in September as vice president for investment and financial services.  In this key role, he will spearhead business efforts to open markets abroad for American investment and financial services, and to promote high standards of protection for cross-border investment both in the United States and overseas.  A career diplomat who has held a number of senior State Department posts, including principal deputy assistant secretary for economic and business affairs, Shaun also served as ambassador to Sri Lanka and as assistant U.S. trade representative for Europe and the Middle East. He succeeds Stephen Canner, who will stay on at USCIB as a senior advisor.

Lou Markert, who has worked as a technology consultant for USCIB over the past several years, has joined our staff as vice president of technology.  Lou previously worked as vice president for client services with  eCommerge, Inc., and before that as senior manager with Deloitte & Touche.

Norine Kennedy, USCIB’s vice president for energy and environmental affairs, has been appointed USCIB President and CEO Peter Robinson’s staff liaison to the Trade and Environment Policy Advisory Committee (TEPAC), a key body that advises the Environmental Protection Agency and the office of the U.S. Trade Representative on the interplay between environmental and trade rules.

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New USCIB Members

We are delighted to welcome the following companies and organizations as the latest additions to USCIB’s diverse membership:


Parker Drilling Company

USA Tank Storage Systems

To learn more about how USCIB membership can benefit your organization, contact Alison Hoiem (202-682-1291 or

Staff Contact:   Abby Shapiro

Executive Vice President, Strategy and Business Development
Tel: 212.703.5064

Abby Shapiro is responsible for evaluating and growing new products, services and programs that provide new revenue streams to USCIB, add value to membership and support USCIB’s mission and vision.
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