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USA*Engage, NFTC Honor GEs Del Renigar for Five Years of Service as USA*Engage Co-Chair
Date: 11/8/2012
Written By: Jennifer Cummings, The Fratelli Group for NFTC, (202) 822-9491

Welcome Halliburton's Bob Moran as New Co-Chair

Washington, DC – Today during the 15th annual USA*Engage luncheon, USA*Engage and the National Foreign Trade Council (NFTC) honored Del Renigar, Senior Counsel for International Policy & Trade at General Electric, for his five years of dedicated service as USA*Engage Co-Chair. The groups also announced the appointment of USA*Engage's new Co-Chair – Bob Moran, Vice President for Government Affairs at Halliburton.

"We greatly appreciate Del's dedication and commitment to USA*Engage over these past five years. His contributions have been invaluable and we are thankful for his leadership, knowledge and wisdom on issues related to international engagement and U.S. sanctions policy," said USA*Engage Director Richard Sawaya.

"We look forward to working closely with Bob in his new role as Co-Chair. As a long-time USA*Engage member and a seasoned and well-respected policy advocate here in Washington, Bob will help our continued focus on economic sanctions in the context of global trade and U.S. national interest," said NFTC President and USA*Engage Co-Chair Bill Reinsch.

Today's USA*Engage luncheon, which took place at the Willard Hotel, also included a strategic discussion on the role of economic sanctions during this critical moment in history, featuring Frank Jannuzi, Deputy Executive Director of Amnesty International, and Suzanne Maloney, Senior Fellow at Brookings Institution.

About USA*Engage
USA*Engage ( is a coalition of small and large businesses, agriculture groups and trade associations working to seek alternatives to the proliferation of unilateral U.S. foreign policy sanctions and to promote the benefits of U.S. engagement abroad. Established in 1997 and organized under the National Foreign Trade Council (, USA*Engage leads a campaign to inform policymakers, opinion leaders, and the public about the counterproductive nature of unilateral sanctions, the importance of exports and overseas investment for American competitiveness and jobs, and the role of American companies in promoting human rights and democracy world wide.

About the NFTC
Advancing Global Commerce for Nearly A Century- The National Foreign Trade Council ( is a leading business organization advocating an open, rules-based global trading system. Founded in 1914 by a broad-based group of American companies, the NFTC now serves hundreds of member companies through its offices in Washington and New York.
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