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U.S.-German Business Summit

Andrea Doko Jelušić, AmCham’s Executive Director and Natko Vlahović, AmCham’s Board Member, participated in the U.S.-German Business Summit at the 2016 Hannover Messe, at the invitation of the U.S. Chamber. On 24 April, a meeting was held with colleagues from the European AmChams, which was joined by representatives from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce: Tom Donahue - President & CEO, Christopher Roberti - Chief of Staff and Marjorie Chorlins - Vice President for European Affairs. The topic discussed at the meeting was the current political and economic situation in the United States and Europe.

The U.S.-German Business Summit was opened by Ulrich Grillo (Bundesverband der Deutschen Industrie-BDI or Federal Association of German Industry) and Tom Donahue (U.S. Chamber of Commerce). Keynote speakers at the Summit were Cecilia Malmström, EU Commissioner for Trade, and Mike Froman, U.S. Trade Representative. An additional panel was attended by Penny Pritzker - U.S. Secretary of Commerce, Günther Oettinger - EU Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society, Joe Kaeser - President and CEO, Siemens AG and Andrew Liveris - Chairman and CEO, the Dow Chemical Company.