EXIM Chairman Kimberly Reed Joins 16 U.S. Ambassadors to European Nations at September Summit in Luxembourg to Engage in Strategic Discussions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 27, 2020
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WASHINGTON - Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM) President and Chairman of the Board of Directors Kimberly A. Reed, at the invitation of U.S. Ambassador to Luxembourg J. Randolph Evans, participated in the American Chiefs of Mission September Summit 2020 (September Summit) and various side meetings.

While in Luxembourg, Chairman Reed engaged in strategic discussions with U.S. Ambassadors to 16 European nations, interagency colleagues from the U.S. Departments of State and Commerce and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and leaders from the Luxembourg Government and European Union institutions.

"It was an immense honor to join such a distinguished group of U.S. Ambassadors to Europe for discussions on topics important to the United States, Europe, and the world - ranging from U.S.-European relations to COVID-19 economic recovery to space cooperation to EXIM," said EXIM Chairman Kimberly Reed. "The United States and Luxembourg are two nations committed to advancing liberty and prosperity. EXIM is a tool in our nation's toolbox, and we together will do our utmost to strengthen the United States competitiveness around the world, support jobs for our nation's workers, and keep America strong. I want to thank President Trump for his leadership, guidance, and focus in the most challenging of times, and for wisely taking a whole-of-government approach, which prominently includes EXIM."

The following U.S. Ambassadors and officials participated in the September Summit:

  • Ambassador J. Randolph Evans, U.S. Ambassador to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
  • Ambassador Kay Bailey Hutchison, U.S. Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the United States to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization
  • Ambassador George E. Glass, U.S. Ambassador to Portugal
  • Ambassador Stephen B. King, U.S. Ambassador to the Czech Republic
  • Ambassador Carla Sands, U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Denmark
  • Ambassador Jamie D. McCourt, U.S. Ambassador to the French Republic and Principality of Monaco
  • Ambassador Callista Gingrich, U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See
  • Ambassador W. Robert Kohorst, U.S. Ambassador to Croatia
  • Ambassador Peter Hoekstra, U.S. Ambassador to the Netherlands
  • Ambassador Duke Buchan, III, U.S. Ambassador to Spain and Andorra
  • Ambassador Ronald Gidwitz, U.S. Ambassador to Belgium, Acting Representative of the United States to the European Union
  • Ambassador Georgette Mosbacher, U.S. Ambassador to Poland
  • Ambassador Jeffrey Ross Gunter, U.S. Ambassador to Iceland
  • Ambassador Lynda C. Blanchard, U.S. Ambassador to Slovenia
  • Ambassador Kenneth A. Howery, U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Sweden
  • Ambassador Adrian Zuckerman, U.S. Ambassador to Romania
  • U.S. Department of State Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Keith J. Krach
  • President and Chairman of Board of Directors of the Export-Import Bank of the United States, Kimberly Reed
  • Counselor of the U.S.  Department of State, Ulrich Brechbuhl
  • Acting Associate Administrator for International and Interagency Relations at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Mike Gold
  • Director of the Office of Space Commerce at the U.S. Department of Commerce, Kevin O'Connell