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US Ex-Im Bank has named the 10 members of its annual Sub-Saharan Africa Advisory Committee, which held its first meeting of the year on February 16. The committee provides expert guidance to Ex-Im in developing policies to strengthen bank support of US exports to Africa.
Howard Jeter, executive vice-president of Goodworks International and a retired foreign service officer who most recently served as US ambassador to Nigeria, will chair the committee.

The other committee members are: Patrick Bauman, treasury manager, Harris Corporation; Patricia Desverges, vice-president and CEO of Global Trading International; Bruce Fields, managing director oif Standard Americas and president of Standard New York Securities; Willene Johnson, adviser to the Federal Reserve System; Franklin Kennedy, retired CEO of HSBC Equator Bank; Edward Kostenski, president, CEO, and founder of Nationwide Equipment; Timothy McCoy, director of policy and programs for the Corporate Council on Africa; Barry Worthington, executive director of the US Energy Association; and Gerald Zadikoff, CEO of GM Selby & Associates Inc.