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DuPont's Ellen Kullman Reelected Chair of Leading American Business Association Focused on US-China Commercial Relations

US-China Business Council Adds New Officers and Board Members From Praxair, Cohen Group, Dell, Towers Watson, UL, MeadWestvaco, Goldman Sachs, and Archer Daniels Midland

WASHINGTON, DC -- (Marketwired) -- 06/05/14 -- The US-China Business Council (USCBC) today announced the reelection of DuPont Chair and Chief Executive Officer Ellen Kullman as USCBC chair as well as the election of other officers and board directors.

"For more than four decades the US-China Business Council has been the leading business organization helping American companies gain market access to China and reach new Chinese customers for American goods and services," Kullman said. "I am privileged to continue to lead this organization. Every day in both countries USCBC works to strengthen the economic relationship between the United States and China. USCBC works with senior leaders from both nations to eliminate market barriers and build new commercial opportunities."

USCBC President John Frisbie announced the following elected officers:

Chair, Ellen Kullman, chair and chief executive officer, DuPont
Vice chair, Robert A. Iger, chairman and chief executive officer, The Walt Disney Company
Vice chair, Paul D. Conway, vice chairman, Cargill, Incorporated
Secretary-treasurer, Keith E. Williams, president and chief executive officer and trustee, UL LLC
Counsel, Andrew W. Shoyer, partner, Sidley Austin LLP

The USCBC also welcomed eight new board members:

Stephen F. Angel, chairman, president, and CEO, Praxair, Inc.
The Honorable William Cohen, chairman and chief executive officer, The Cohen Group
Marius A. Haas, chief commercial officer and president, enterprise solutions, Dell Inc.
John Haley, chairman and chief executive officer, Towers Watson
John A. Luke, Jr., chairman and chief executive officer, MeadWestvaco Corporation
Mark Schwartz, vice chairman and chairman of Goldman Sachs Asia Pacific
Keith E. Williams, president and chief executive officer and trustee, UL LLC
Ray G. Young, SVP and chief financial officer, Archer Daniels Midland Company

A complete list of USCBC directors is provided below.

"I am delighted with the reelection of Ellen Kullman and the other officers and board members selected by the membership," USCBC President John Frisbie said. "USCBC is fortunate to have a board comprised of many of America's best business leaders. With China representing a $300 billion market for American companies, it is important to have such a strong group of American business leaders focused on expanding the US-China commercial relationship. With the US-China commercial relationship growing more complex and more important daily, having USCBC led by serious and well-rounded leadership is essential for future economic growth between the United States and China."

The US-China Business Council (USCBC) is a private, nonpartisan, nonprofit organization of roughly 220 American companies that do business with China. For over four decades, USCBC has provided unmatched information, advisory, advocacy, and program services to its membership. Through its offices in Washington, DC; Beijing; and Shanghai, USCBC is uniquely positioned to serve its members' interests in the United States and China.

Officers
June 2014-June 2015

Chair
Ellen Kullman*
Chair and Chief Executive Officer
DuPont

Vice Chairs
Robert A. Iger*
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
The Walt Disney Company

Paul D. Conway*
Vice Chairman
Cargill, Incorporated

Secretary-Treasurer
Keith E. Williams*
President and Chief Executive Officer and Trustee
UL LLC

Counsel
Andrew W. Shoyer
Partner
Sidley Austin LLP

President
John Frisbie
President
The US-China Business Council

*Director

Directors

Stephen F. Angel
Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
Praxair, Inc.

Mark T. Bertolini
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President
Aetna

Stephen Bird
Chief Executive Officer, Asia Pacific
Citi

Gregory H. Boyce
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Peabody Energy

Marc N. Casper
President and Chief Executive Officer
Thermo Fisher Scientific

The Honorable William Cohen
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
The Cohen Group

Michael L. Ducker
Chief Operating Officer and President, International
FedEx Express

William N. Dudley
President & Chief Executive Officer
Bechtel Group, Inc.

Mary Callahan Erdoes
Chief Executive Officer
J.P. Morgan Asset Management

David N. Farr
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Emerson

Mark Fields
Chief Operating Officer
Ford Motor Company

Evan G. Greenberg
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
ACE Limited

Maurice R. Greenberg
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
C.V. Starr & Co., Inc.

James W. Griffith
President and Chief Executive Officer
The Timken Company

Marius A. Haas
Chief Commercial Officer and President, Enterprise Solutions
Dell Inc.

John Haley
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Towers Watson

Klaus Kleinfeld
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Alcoa

Roberta Lipson
Chief Executive Officer and President
Chindex International, Inc.

John A. Luke, Jr.
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
MeadWestvaco Corporation

Harold McGraw, III
Chairman of the Board
McGraw Hill Financial

Indra K. Nooyi
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
PepsiCo

Frits van Paasschen
Chief Executive Officer and President
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.

Edward J. Rapp
Group President and Executive Office Member
Caterpillar Inc.

Ian C. Read
Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer
Pfizer

Mark C. Rohr
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Celanese

David Rubenstein
Co-Founder and Co-CEO
The Carlyle Group

Mark Schwartz
Vice Chairman and Chairman of Goldman Sachs Asia Pacific

Jesse J. Wu
Chairman
Johnson & Johnson China

Ray G. Young
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Archer Daniels Midland Company

Contact in Washington, DC:
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Email Contact
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