CABC Announces the Addition of Five New Members to its Board of Directors


<p>WASHINGTON, <chron>Feb. 3</chron> /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The CABC announced today the election of five new members of the Board of Directors.  In addition, U.S. Ambassador to <location>Canada</location> <person>David Jacobson</person>, and Canadian Ambassador to the U.S. Gary Doer have agreed to serve as Honorary Co-Chairs of the CABC Advisory Board, joining all the living former Ambassadors from each country on the Advisory Board.</p>

    The newly elected members of the CABC Board of Directors are:
    --  Gus Carlson (Executive VP & Chief Marketing Officer, Thomson Reuters),
        New York, NY
    --  Susan Carter (Senior Director, Federal Relations, ExxonMobil),
        Washington, D.C.
    --  Don Millar (Chief Executive Officer, FD Element), Vancouver, BC
    --  Chris Peirce (Chief Corporate Officer, MTS Allstream), Toronto, ON
    --  Alexandra Zanella (Co-Founder, Revolution Organics), Ottawa, ON

<p>CABC Board <person>Chairman Kelly Johnston</person> (Vice President, Government Affairs, Campbell Soup Company) said:  "We are delighted that the caliber of business leaders on our Board continues with the announcement of these five new directors.  From one of the world's largest companies to a thriving start-up, CABC is honored to have these individuals join our distinguished Board.  We are also pleased with the geographic diversity that this new class represents - from New York to <location>Vancouver</location>, from Washington to <location>Ottawa</location>, CABC strives to attract business leaders who will further enhance the most prosperous bilateral partnership in the world - the Canada/U.S. relationship."</p>
<p>The CABC is the voice of business in the world's most prosperous relationship. Established in 1987 in Washington, D.C., the Council is a non-profit, non-partisan, issues-oriented organization dedicated to elevating the private sector perspective on issues that affect our two nations. Our members are key business leaders and stakeholders from both sides of the border. The Council's activities include high-level briefings on issues of current concern, assistance with practical trade and policy challenges, significant networking opportunities, and informative seminars.</p>

    Contact: Emma Rigby, 202.496.7906


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