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Siemens’ Judy Marks Joins Commerce Dept’s Investment Advisory Council; Wilbur Ross Comments

Judy Marks

Judy Marks, CEO of Siemens‘ U.S. subsidiary, has been selected for membership on the Commerce Department‘s Investment Advisory Council.

The department said Monday that Marks joins 15 other IAC members who aim to identify  and implement strategies to increase investment opportunities in the country.

“Judy’s knowledge and experience will no doubt be invaluable as we set out to encourage further growth and investment in the U.S.,” Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said.

“I am honored to serve on the U.S. Investment Advisory Council and look forward to working with Commerce Secretary Ross and the entire IAC to further strengthen our nation’s economy and competitiveness,” said Marks, an inductee into Executive Mosaic‘s Wash100 for 2017.

According to the department, Siemens has invested more than $35 billion in the country over the past 15 years and trains workers for manufacturing jobs through the company’s apprenticeship program.

Other members of IAC include:

  • Mark Beariault of Kudelski Group
  • Chris Camacho of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council
  • Nikia Clarke of the World Trade Center in San Diego
  • Jeffrey Finkle of the International Economic Development Council
  • Jane Garvey of LaGuardia Gateway Partners
  • Mani Iyer of Mahindra North America
  • Peter Lowy of Westfield
  • Elie Maalouf of InterContinental Hotels Group
  • Kenny McDonald of Columbus 2020
  • Ying McGuire of Technology Integration Group
  • Nancy McLernon of the Organization for International Investment
  • Jan Rodgers of the Regional Economic Development for Eastern Idaho
  • Catherine Smith of the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development
  • Irene Spanos of the Oakland Count, Michigan, Economic Development and Community Affairs
  • Charlton Whipple of the Southern Economic Development Council
  • Jeffrey Wilson of Gestamp North America and Gestamp Asia Pacific Corp.

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