|Business Opportunities in Norway and the Nordic Region - Including Best Prospect --|
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Norway, Denmark, Sweden and Finland form one of the world's most desirable export markets. Their 25 million people are among the world's wealthiest. With a combined Gross Domestic Product (GDP) exceeding $1.4 trillion, they form the 5th largest market in Europe, behind only Germany, France, Italy and the UK.
The US Commercial Service, the District Export Council of Southern California, and the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce are honored to invite you to a seminar with the US Ambassador to Norway, Barry B. White.
Prior to his appointment by President Barack Obama as the U.S. Ambassador to Norway, Barry B. White served for over 13 years as Chairman and Managing Partner (CEO) of Foley Hoag LLP in Boston, where he was a senior partner in the firm's business, corporate, international and government strategies practice areas. He practiced law at Foley Hoag for 40 years. Mr. White also served as Chair of Lex Mundi, the world's largest international association of independent law firms. Mr. White has been deeply involved in community services, and served as Secretary, General Counsel and Member of the Executive Committee of the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce and as a Director of the Massachusetts Alliance for International Business. Mr. White holds an A.B. from Harvard College, magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, and a J.D. from Harvard Law School, magna cum laude, where he was an Editor of the Harvard Law Review.
Also participating in the seminar will be Ms. Britt Hestenes, Commercial Specialist with the U.S. Commercial Service, U.S. Embassy, Oslo. Ms. Hestenes provides assistance to U.S. companies through trade counseling, market intelligence, business matchmaking, and commercial diplomacy. Ms. Hestenes specializes in the healthcare technologies, consumer goods, professional services, educational services, franchising, and travel & tourism sectors.
|Julieanne Hennessy, Los Angeles (West)|
|Maura Kawai, Los Angeles (West)|
International Trade Specialist
Phone: 310 235-7207 (direct)