Laura Tyson to Address 2013 Ex-Im Bank Annual Conference
WASHINGTON, Dec. 10, 2012
WASHINGTON, Dec. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Export-Import Bank of
the United States (Ex-Im Bank) is pleased to announce the line-up of the first
round of speakers for its upcoming 2013 Annual Conference, which will be held
April 4-5 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel here (Click here for conference overview
and registration information).
"We look forward to welcoming business leaders, government officials, and
renowned academics such as Laura to our 2013 Annual Conference," said Ex-Im
Bank Chairman and President Fred P. Hochberg, "as we continue to look for new
and innovative ways to increase American exports and the jobs they support."
Laura Tyson is the former chairman of the White House National Economic
Council and the former chairman of the President's Council of Economic
Advisors. She currently holds the S. K. and Angela Chan Chair in Global
Management at the Haas School of Business at the University of California,
A series of panel-discussions will be moderated by Maria Bartiromo, anchor,
CNBC; Liz Economy, senior fellow, Council on Foreign Relations; Rebecca
Jarvis, Business and Economics correspondent, CBS News; Steve Pearlstein,
columnist, The Washington Post; and David Rubenstein, co-founder, The Carlyle
Additional panelists and speakers will include Ursula M. Burns, chairman and
CEO, Xerox Corporation; Dan Doctoroff, CEO, Bloomberg L.P.; Richard Haas,
president, Council on Foreign Relations; Jon Huntsman, former two-term
governor of Utah and former ambassador to China; Nancy Mercolino, president,
Ceilings Plus; Michael O'Neill, director and chairman, Citibank N.A.; Daniel
Roderick, president and chief executive officer, Westinghouse Electric
Company; Len Rodman, chairman, president and CEO, Black & Veatch; Neera
Tanden, president, Center for American Progress; Richard Walker, CEO, Zero
Motorcycles; Robert Wolf, founder and CEO, 32 Advisors, LLC; Steve Wilburn,
CEO, FirmGreen, Inc.; and Ray Zuckerman, CEO, ServerLift Corporation.
Ex-Im Bank recently published the results of its record-setting year in its
2012 Annual Report.
ABOUT EX-IM BANK:
Ex-Im Bank is an independent federal agency that creates and maintains U.S.
jobs by filling gaps in private export financing at no cost to American
taxpayers. In the past five years (from Fiscal Year 2008), Ex-Im Bank has
earned for U.S. taxpayers nearly $1.6 billion above the cost of operations.
The Bank provides a variety of financing mechanisms, including working capital
guarantees, export-credit insurance and financing to assist foreign buyers
purchase U.S. goods and services.
Ex-Im Bank approved $35.8 billion in total authorizations in FY 2012 – an
all-time Ex-Im record. This total includes more than $6.1 billion directly
supporting small-business export sales – also an Ex-Im record. Ex-Im Bank's
total authorizations are supporting an estimated $50 billion in U.S. export
sales and approximately 255,000 American jobs in communities across the
country. For more information, visit www.exim.gov.
SOURCE Export-Import Bank of the United States
Contact: Lawton King, +1-202-565-3200
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