WASHINGTON, DC—At the Annual Board Dinner held Thursday evening, the Atlantic Council Board of Directors officially ratified 18 new Directors.  Nominated by Board Directors and carefully chosen by the Atlantic Council Nominating and Governance and Executive Committees, each new member has a proven track record of deep commitment to the trans-Atlantic community and demonstrated excellence and service in their field.

“We are very proud to announce the new Directors of the Atlantic Council Board.  Their unique experiences and abilities will be important to help lead this organization into its 50th year in 2011,” said Chairman of the Board, Senator Chuck Hagel.

The new Directors officially ratified are: (the full list can be found on our website

Richard Armitage, Former U.S. Deputy Secretary of State
 
Ralph Bahna, President, Masterworks Development Corp
 
Tom Craren, Brand Strategy and Thought Leadership Leader, PricewaterhouseCoopers
 
Robert E. Diamond, Jr., CEO, President & Deputy Chief Group Officer, Barclays PLC
 
Marcus Dohle, CEO Random House
 
Thomas J. Egan, Jr.
, Partner, Baker & McKenzie LLP
 
Dan-Åke Enstedt, President, SAAB North America
 
Julie Finley, Former Ambassador to the OSCE
 
Mikael Hagström, Executive Vice President, EMEA and Asia Pacific, SAS Institute, Inc.
 
Annette Heuser, Executive Director, Bertelsmann Foundation
 
George Joulwan, Former Supreme Allied Commander Europe
 
Zalmay Khalilzad, Former U.S. Permanent Representative to the UN and Ambassador to Afghanistan
 
Robert M. Kimmitt, Former U.S. Deputy Secretary of the Treasury
 
David Levy, Principal and Global Healthcare Advisory Leader, PricewaterhouseCoopers
 
Izzat Majeed, CEO, Alyph Limited
 
Obie Moore, CEO, DP Holding SA
 
Kirk Radke
, Partner, Kirkland & Ellis LLP
 
Stanley Roth, Vice President, International Government Relations, The Boeing Company  

 

The Atlantic Council promotes constructive U.S. leadership and engagement in international affairs based on the central role of the Atlantic community in meeting 21st-century global challenges. Led by Senator Chuck Hagel, Chairman, and Fred Kempe, President and CEO, the Atlantic Council embodies a network of world leaders and experts who aim to renew and energize the transatlantic community through non-partisan and cross-national discussions and studies.

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