May 27, 2022


LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce will partner with the U.S. Department of State to host the Fourth CEO Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles June 7-9. This is the official private sector forum of the Ninth Summit of the Americas, during which the U.S. government will host heads of state and business leaders from the Western Hemisphere. 

The 2022 CEO Summit of the Americas will leverage the power of the private sector to bring together diverse business leaders—including those representing small and medium-sized enterprises—from the U.S. and across the hemisphere to drive innovative, practical solutions for a brighter future across the Americas.   

The Summit will feature a series of conversations on topics including Championing a pro-growth trade policy; Regional coordination to strengthen the health economies across the Americas; Advancing an action plan for digital transformation; Transitioning to more sustainable and resilient energy sources; Enhancing rule of law; Strengthening inclusion in regional trade and supply chains, with a focus on small and medium enterprises. 


Confirmed speakers include: 

Regional Heads of State 

  • H.E. Luis Abinader, President, Dominican Republic  
  • H.E. Gabriel Boric, President of Chile
  • H.E. Pedro Castillo, President of Peru
  • H.E. Rodrigo Chaves, President, Costa Rica 
  • H.E. Laurentino Cortizo, President, Panama  
  • Hon. Philip Davis, Prime Minister of Bahamas    
  • H.E. Ivan Duque, President of Colombia   
  • H.E. Alberto Fernandez, President of Argentina  
  • The Most Honourable Andrew Holness, Prime Minister, Jamaica   
  • H.E. Guillermo Lasso, President of Ecuador    
  • Hon. Mia Mottley, Prime Minister of Barbados    
  • Hon. Keith Rowley, Prime Minister, Trinidad and Tobago 

U.S. and Regional Government Leaders 

  • Kamala Harris, Vice President of the United States
  • The Honorable Xavier Becerra, United States Secretary of Health and Human Services 
  • Tatiana Clouthier, Secretary of Economy, United Mexican States 
  • Eric Garcetti, Mayor of Los Angeles 
  • Don Graves, Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Commerce 
  • Secretary John Kerry, Special Envoy for Climate 

Business Leaders 

  • Anthony Alcazar, President and Founder, Mr. Tortilla  
  • Fátima Álvarez, Founder of Someone Somewhere   
  • Shilpan Amin, President, International, General Motors 
  • Marco Antonio Araujo, CFO, Coca-Cola Latin America 
  • Maria Teresa Arnal, CEO Latam, Stripe   
  • Sherry Bahrambeygui, CEO, PriceSmart 
  • Caroline Choi, VP, Corporate Affairs, Edison International  
  • Nick Clegg, President, Global Affairs, Meta 
  • Pamela Coke-Hamilton, Executive Director, International Trade Centre 
  • Pilar Cruz, Chief Sustainability Officer, Cargill 
  • Martin Eurnekian, CEO, Corporación América Airports   
  • Rolando Gonzalez-Bunster, CEO, Inter-Energy Group   
  • Sarah Jane Gunter, Vice President Latam Consumer Business, Amazon 
  • Tareq Hadhad, Founder of Peace by Chocolate  
  • LuisLaguerre, AACCLA Chair/KPMG 
  • Phil Levy, Chief Economist, Flexport       
  • Rodrigo Kede Lima, Corporate VP and President for Latin America, Microsoft 
  • Manuel Macedo, President of Latin America, Honeywell  
  • Bruce MacMaster, CEO, ANDI 
  • Jennifer Medina, CEO, Cintora Textiles  
  • Carlos Murillo, Regional President, Latam, Pfizer 
  • Julian Nebreda, EVP & President, US & Global Business Lines, AES 
  • Deana Neely, Founder of Detroit Voltage 
  • Andrew Nocella, Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer, United Airlines 
  • Guillermo Pepe, CEO, Mamotest 
  • Sundar Pichai, CEO, Google 
  • Catherine Powell, Global Head of Hosting, Airbnb 
  • Kathleen Quirk, President, Freeport-McMoran 
  • Leticia Ramos, Founder, Lenna’s 
  • Mauricio Ramos, CEO Millicom 
  • Erick Scheel, CEO, PepsiCo Beverages Latin America 
  • Susana Sierra, CEO, BHP Compliance 
  • Ernesto Torres Cantu, CEO LatAm, Citi 
  • Juan Carlos Uribe, CEO, Bancolombia   
  • Pablo Vargas, CEO, Café Britt  
  • Freddy Vega, CEO, Platzi  
  • Regina Velasco, Co-Founder, By Mexico 
  • Guillermo Vogel, Vice Chair, Tenaris-Mexico 
  • E. Gervase Warner, President & Group CEO, Massy Group of Companies  
  • Dario Werthein, Werthein Group   

Multilateral Organizations, Business Associations and Think Tanks 

  • Suzanne Clark, President and CEO, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
  • Luis Almagro, Secretary General, Organization American States   
  • Luis López-Calva, Assistant Secretary General and Director General for Latin America, UNDP 
  • Goldy Hyder, President & CEO, Business Council of Canada   
  • Kim Osborne, Executive Secretary for Integral Development, Organization of American States 
  • Dennis Ostwald, Founder and Managing Director, WifOR Institute   
  • Susan Segal, CEO, Council of the Americas 

***Additional speakers to be announced 

WHAT: CEO Summit at the Summit of the Americas

WHEN: Tuesday, June 7 - Thursday, June 9, 2022 

WHERE: InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown    

RSVP: To watch live sign up on our site and label industry as “Media”. To attend in-person and receive press credentials, please reach out to Tatiana Niang at     

*Please note that separate credentials for the CEO Summit are required. Media credentials for the Leaders’ Summit do not grant entry to the CEO Summit.