July 1, 2011

On Wednesday, June 29th, our President and CEO Tom Miller appeared on the Bloomberg news channel commenting on the austerity vote by Greece’s parliament. Tom served as U.S. Ambassador to Greece from 2001 to 2004. Tom’s comments center on the long-term challenges as well as on the opportunities apparent as needed changes emerge when new measures are implemented.

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May 5, 2011

IESC was selected by the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) to organize the Egypt: Forward Initiative promoting trade, partnership and commercial opportunities between the United States and Egypt.  The Egypt: Forward initiative will be the first major endeavor between the U.S. and Egypt since the transformative events of January 2011. 

IESC, with sub-partner the Graduate School, is organizing the Egypt: Forward Forum taking…

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March 7, 2011

IESC has recently renewed focus on Ethiopia’s shoe sector, working to increase industry capacity and promote shoe exports to the US market.  As a result, Ethiopia is fast becoming a sourcing option for footwear manufacturers in addition to a major economic force in the region, as stated in this article recently published in Footwear Plus magazine.  

IESC is the prime implementer of the Volunteers for Economic Growth Alliance (VEGA)’s…

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March 3, 2011

Dear Colleagues,

Last week, IESC commemorated the 50th anniversary of its founding with a reception attended by nearly 200 people at Meridian House in Washington, DC.

The reception included former and current staff, donors, past and present volunteers, our Board, and IESC’s many friends. Although founder David Rockefeller could not join us in person, he did send a warm taped greeting. We were also very pleased to award former Board of…

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January 25, 2011

Spencer T. King, president and CEO of the International Executive Service Corps (IESC), has announced a new addition to its headquarters leadership team.

Joining IESC as Vice President is Charles E. Conconi. Mr. Conconi is a management consultant who has successfully developed and implemented multi-million dollar projects in Asia, the United States, Europe, and the Middle East. He brings substantial experience in strategic growth, value chains,…

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January 25, 2011

IESC’s Senior Advisor, Rudy Vogel, met with Bahrain’s Minister of Industry and Commerce, Dr. Hassan Fakhro, to highlight the benefits of the U.S. Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Bahrain for key officials, investors, and business people. Mr. Vogel is providing technical assistance as part of IESC’s program supporting small and medium enterprise development under Bahrain’s free trade agreement with the United States.

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