BritishAmerican Business Congratulates International Advisory Board Members, Rex Tillerson and Wilbur Ross
ExxonMobil Chief Executive and WL Ross & Co. Owner and Chief Strategy Officer confirmed for top roles in President Donald Trump’s administration.
New York: February 28, 2017 – BritishAmerican Business (BAB), the leading transatlantic business organization, congratulates Rex Tillerson and Wilbur Ross on their nominations by President Donald Trump to become Secretary of State and Secretary of Commerce, respectively.
Long-time supporters of BritishAmerican Business, Tillerson and Ross are members of BAB’s International Advisory Board chaired by Sir Martin Sorrell. Ross recently presented an award to Former British Foreign Secretary, Lord William Hague of Richmond, at the 2016 Transatlantic Business Awards Dinner this past October.
Christopher Perry, BritishAmerican Business’ Chairman, and Jeffries Briginshaw, BritishAmerican Business’ CEO, said, “We are pleased to offer our sincerest congratulations to Rex and Wilbur on their respective nominations. As leading figures in transatlantic energy and finance, and as friends of BritishAmerican Business, we wish them both the best and look forward to working with them as members of the presidential cabinet.”
Ross announced his nomination in early December 2016 during a joint CNBC interview with longtime Wall Street banker Steven Mnuchin, Mr. Trump’s pick for Treasury Secretary. President-elect Donald Trump’s nomination of Tillerson also took place in December 2016.
About BritishAmerican Business:
BritishAmerican Business (BAB), the leading transatlantic business network, is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping companies connect and build their business on both sides of the Atlantic. Our members are the world’s leading multinational and middle-market companies and include many of the major American and European players in finance, law, insurance, real estate, pharmaceuticals, airlines, technology and media. By providing access to practical, measurable business opportunities through our exclusive networking and targeted marketing platforms, the companies in our membership are able to sustain, grow and celebrate their businesses. The product of a merger between the American Chamber of Commerce (UK) and British-American Chamber of Commerce (US), we serve our members as the single, pre-eminent transatlantic business organization.
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