CEO Roundtable on APEC

As part of the APEC Business Coalition, USCIB has the pleasure to extend an invitation for nominations of a member company CEO for the forthcoming State Department CEO Roundtable on APEC, which is scheduled for January 14, 2010.

The roundtable, to be hosted by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, presents an excellent opportunity to interface with 30 top U.S. company CEOs doing business in the APEC area, as well as top-level U.S. government officials.  The secretaries of the treasury, commerce, transportation, energy, and the U.S. trade representative have attended this roundtable in the past.

Please contact Justine Bareford ( if you would like to put forward your company’s CEO for consideration for this high-level APEC event.  Nominations must be received no later than November 20.

In other APEC news, this year’s APEC CEO Summit will be held November 12-14 in Singapore.  This event will be attended by the world’s top business leaders as well as leaders from many APEC countries.  President Barack Obama is expected to address delegates at the summit as part of his inaugural visit to Asia.  The two-day summit will focus on addressing the economic crisis and key global issues.

USCIB will be represented at the APEC CEO Summit by our consulting director for APEC affairs, Kimberly McLaughlin.

Staff contact: Justine Bareford


Staff Contact:   Brian Lowry

Senior Counsel
Tel: 202.617.3159

Brian Lowry leads USCIB’s policy work on trade, health, food, agriculture, chemicals, and intellectual property. He also coordinates USCIB’s engagement in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum. Lowry joined USCIB in February 2021 having previously worked as an executive in the agriculture and crop science industry. Through his role as an executive, Lowry was also a longtime USCIB corporate member leader, as well as co-chair of USCIB’s working group on the UN Sustainable Development Goals and Post-2015 Development Agenda. Lowry was also the first board chair of the UN Global Compact Network USA.
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