President Donald Trump has launched an initiative that seeks to engage U.S. business leaders in efforts to increase job growth opportunities.
Trump plans to hold meetings with executives to gather information about their experiences and insights on job creation as part of the Manufacturing Jobs Initiative, according to a White House press release published Friday.
Andrew Liveris, chairman and CEO of Dow Chemical, has organized the first series of industry meetings with Trump.
The first batch of executives who pledged support for the Manufacturing Jobs Initiative include:
- Andrew Liveris, The Dow Chemical Company
- Bill Brown, Harris
- Michael Dell, Dell Technologies
- John Ferriola, Nucor
- Jeff Fettig, Whirlpool
- Mark Fields, Ford Motor Company
- Ken Frazier, Merck & Co.
- Alex Gorsky, Johnson & Johnson
- Greg Hayes, United Technologies Corp.
- Marillyn Hewson, Lockheed Martin
- Jeff Immelt, General Electric
- Jim Kamsickas, Dana Inc.
- Klaus Kleinfeld, Arconic
- Brian Krzanich, Intel
- Rich Kyle, The Timken Company
- Thea Lee, AFL-CIO
- Mario Longhi, U.S. Steel
- Denise Morrison, Campbell Soup Company
- Dennis Muilenburg, Boeing
- Elon Musk, Tesla
- Doug Oberhelman, Caterpillar
- Scott Paul, Alliance for American Manufacturing
- Kevin Plank, Under Armour
- Mike Polk, Newell Brands
- Mark Sutton, International Paper
- Inge Thulin, 3M
- Richard Tumka, AFL-CIO
- Wendell Weeks, Corning
The Trump administration will not solicit consensus advice or recommendations following group deliberations or interaction.