Founding Members

FedEx Express
General Electric


Greg Page
Chairman and CEO

Vice Chair
Kevin Murray
Managing Director, West & Central Africa

Executive Director
Scott Eisner
Vice President, African Affairs and International Operations
U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Advisory Board

Devry Boughner Vorwerk
Director, International Business Relations

Rick Johnston
Senior Vice President, International Government Affairs

Mamadou Beye
Manager, International Government Affairs

David Short
Senior Counsel, Legal, Trade and International Affairs
FedEx Express

James Adelbert Renigar
Senior Counsel, Global Government Affairs & Policy,
Middle East, Africa & South Asia
General Electric


Advisory Board

The Advisory Board of the U.S. - Côte d’Ivoire Business Council is comprised of senior leaders of member companies. It sets the council’s policy direction and agenda, and promotes the council’s mission. For more information about becoming a council Advisory Board member, please contact the council staff.

Benefits of Advisory Board Members include:

  • Access to senior leadership of the U.S.- Côte d’Ivoire Business Council
  • Priority invitations to CEO-level briefings and bilateral meetings with U.S. and Ivorian government officials
  • Exclusive, company-specific strategic advisory services
  • Leadership opportunities in executive trade delegations and missions, annual meeting, and events
  • Increased visibility for company branding
  • All Corporate Membership benefits listed below

Corporate Membership

Benefits for Corporate Members include:

  • Participate in setting council advocacy goals and strategic planning
  • Opportunities to participate in member-only events, executive trade delegations and briefings with U.S. and Ivorian government officials
  • Assistance with securing appointments for company executives visiting Côte d’Ivoire
  • Advocacy assistance on resolving company-specific trade or investment issues
  • Sector specific, working group advocacy updates
  • Commercial and political updates

Join the Council

The U.S. - Côte d’Ivoire Business Council is the leading American business organization promoting a strong relationship between the United States and Côte d’Ivoire and advocating for policies that allow organizations like yours to thrive in the dynamic Ivorian market.

Email to learn more or to inquire about joining the Council.