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…read more
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…read more
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,…read more
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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Thomas Sylvester Carroll, 90, retired CEO of Lever Brothers, president and CEO emeritus of the International Executive Service Corps (IESC) and resident of New Canaan, CT for over sixty years, passed away February 1st, 2010.
He was born October 1st, 1919 in Washington Heights, NY. A graduate of Catawba College in Salisbury, NC, Tom pursued graduate studies at MIT and received his MBA from the Harvard Business School in 1947. He served during…read more
As a “wide range” of businesses in the Kingdom of Bahrain have begun to see the benefits of Bahrain’s Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the United States, IESC’s Senior Trade Advisor Rudy Vogel projects that the number of businesses that will be generated by the FTA in the future will increase. During a recent press conference in Manama, Bahrain, Mr. Vogel highlighted the successes of several Bahraini companies, whose products range from sports…read more