USCIB Elects New Officers, Trustees and Board Members

Frederico Curado (Embraer) and Dennis Nally (PwC)
Dennis Nally (PwC)

In August USCIB 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.

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.

Trade Services Hire

Kristen Bauer joined USCIB’s Trade Services department as executive assistant. Kristen earned a bachelor’s degree from Fordham University where she double-majored in International Political Economy and Anthropology. She is familiar with USCIB’s work since she’d been working as an intern in Trade Services since October 2012.

New USCIB Members

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

Koch Industries
Mead Johnson Nutrition Company

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

Staff Contact:   Abby Shapiro

Executive VP, 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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