Our latest Global Executive Forum will feature a keynote presentation by Amgad Shehata - Senior Vice President, UPS
Expanding markets by selling internationally is important to our business community, our local economy and to all Kentuckians by driving innovation and creating jobs, however, recent trade policy measures have caused businesses to worry about what the future may hold.
Amgad Shehata will discuss trade policy measures and what recent changes mean to your business and the impact these changes may have for the Commonwealth. He will be joined by a group of panelists to expand further on these important topics.
Based in Washington, D.C., Amgad Shehata is responsible for International Public Affairs and Strategy, among other things. Amgad has facilitated a wide ranging dialogue between public and private stakeholders on trade, continental competitiveness and security. Amgad leads a team of customs and border policy experts to drive solutions for modern supply chains, including business-to-business and business-to-consumer e-commerce.Click here to read more.
Van R. Wood - Professor of International Marketing, Virginia Commonwealth University
Van Wood is a specialist in international business having spent over 30 years involved in global marketing and trade. Currently Dr. Wood is the Director of the VCU School of Business Center for International Business Advancement (CIBA). Click here to read more.
Eric Gregory - President, Kentucky Distillers' Association
Eric Gregory is a veteran communicator with 30 years of experience in governmental affairs, marketing, journalism and strategic public relations. Click here to read more.
Alex Perkins - Sr. Mgr. for International Government Affairs, Fiat Chrysler Automobile Group - FCA US LLA
Alex joined FCA in 2012 after working for 15 years in politics, government service and law. He also served as Trade Counsel on the U.S. House or Representatives Committee on Ways and Means. Click here to read more.
Who should attend this event and why?
Trade Compliance Managers and Analysts // International Logistics Managers // Chief Financial Officers // Economic Development Officers // Individuals interested in trade policy, and others interested in International Business
"Get an inside view of trade policy from experts who have access to the decision makers, and go beyond the headlines. In addition, attendees can learn countermeasures for dealing with current trade policy measures or ones coming down the pike." Darren Srebnick, Chief Trade Officer, World Trade Center Kentucky
About the Global Executive Breakfast Forum: Exclusively for top level executives, this thought leadership series will provide insights from some of the most prominent decision makers that shape and influence our changing global economy. This event will provide you access to peers from across the region. Learn from CEO's that are the brightest and the best in global trade. This program promises to increase your International IQ and provide you with a whole new level of trade knowledge and industry connectivity.