New Principal brings 35 years of global government affairs experience
WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2012 /CNW/ - Mercator XXI, LLC today announces that Michael C. Maibach has joined the firm as a Principal. Mr. Maibach will be located in Washington DC.
For the past 10 years Mr. Maibach was President of the European American Business Council. From 1983 until 2001 he was Vice President of Intel's global government affairs group. From 1976 to 1983 he was a Caterpillar executive.
"We are extremely pleased to have Mike join our global team. His years of seasoned leadership and experience helping businesses constructively engage governments on pressing policy matters deepens Mercator XXI's value to our clients. Additionally, his contributions to Trans-Atlantic relations have helped nurture and advance one of the most important economic regions in the world," said Christopher G. Caine, President and CEO of Mercator XXI.
On joining Mercator XXI, Mr. Maibach expressed his eagerness to use his expertise to support our clients. Said Maibach, "Business diplomacy is a unique and virtuous calling. Over the past 35 years I've been fortunate to represent the ideas of Caterpillar, Intel and the 75 member companies of the European-American Business Council to government leaders in Washington, Brussels, and in capitals around the world. Joining Mercator XXI allows me to share strategic insights with companies and associations in ways that will enhance private investment, growth and job creation – all the things we want in robust economies. I'm enthusiastic about working with Chris and his team to support the success of those global enterprises and organizations who ask us to serve them."
Mercator XXI is a professional services firm that advises clients on engaging the global economy. It represents leading organizations across an array of industries, geographies, and sectors. Founded in April 2009, its Principals and Affiliates help clients execute their growth strategies through three practice areas: Government Relations and Public Policy, Market Access and Market Research, and Innovation-Driven Economic Development. Headquartered in Washington DC, Mercator XXI, LLC has operations in Cairo, Egypt; Beijing, China; Bangalore, India; Ottawa Canada; Berlin, Germany; and Tokyo, Japan.
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Chris Williams, Mercator XXI, LLC, +1-202-349-2904, [email protected]