WASHINGTON, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States-China Business
Council today announced the election of eleven senior U.S. business figures to
the organization's Board of Directors. 
At its Annual Membership Meeting in Washington, June 9, members of the
Council approved a slate of new directors forwarded to the membership by the
Council's Board of Directors at their meeting on June 8. 
Council Directors on June 8 also named Michael R. Bonsignore, Chairman and
CEO of Honeywell Inc., as the organization's chairman for 1999-2000. 

    Executives joining the Council's Board include the following:
    Roger G. Ackerman, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Corning
    Carleton S. Fiorina, Group President, Global. Service Provider Business,
         Lucent Technologies
    Durk I. Jager, President and CEO, The Procter & Gamble Company
    J. Bennett Johnson, Chairman, Johnston Development Co., LLC
    L. Oakley Johnson, Senior Vice President, Corporate and International
         Affairs, American International Group, Inc.
    Sean Maloney, Senior Vice President and Director, Sales & Marketing Group,
         intel Corporation
    Patrick J. Martin, Senior Vice President - Developing Markets Operations,
         Xerox Corporation
    Terence H. Thorn, Executive Vice President, International, Government
         Relations and External Affairs, Enron International
    Morton L. Topfer, Vice Chairman, Dell Computer Corporation
    Henry Wallace, Group Vice President, Ford Motor Company
    Lawrence B. Zahner, President, GM China Operations, General Motors
         Overseas Corporation

In addition to Mr. Bonsignore, the Council's officers for the coming year
include Ambassador Carla A. Hills (Hills & Co.) and Frederick W. Smith
(FDX Corporation) as vice chairmen; Edgar Hotard (Praxair, Inc.) as
Secretary-Treasurer; Larry L. Simms (Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP) as Counsel,
and Robert A. Kapp as president. 
The US-China Business Council, headquartered in Washington, D.C. serves
the business needs of more than 250 major US companies and firms.  The Council
maintains service offices in Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong.  The Council is
publisher of The China Business Review, the leading magazine on U.S. trade
with China.  Information on the US-China Business Council and The China
Business Review is available at

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