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INDUSTRY CEOS SHARE VIEWS ON GLOBAL TRADE TRENDS AT EX-IM BANK 2003 ANNUAL CONFERENCE APRIL 22-23 WASHINGTON, D.C.

rriott, Bell Labs, Wells Fargo, Cornet Technology, Chamber of Commerce Leaders Participate

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 16, 2003

Media Contact Name/Phone: 

Marianna Ohe (202) 565-3200

Captains of industry will discuss Global Competition and the American Exporter during a CEO Panel at the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) Annual Conference April 22-23, 2003, at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C. The panel will be moderated by Karen Gibbs, co-anchor of PBS's Wall Street Week With Fortune.

J. W. Marriott, Jr., chairman and CEO of Marriott International; Bill O'Shea, president of Bell Labs and executive vice president of corporate strategy and marketing for Lucent Technologies; David J. Weber, president and CEO of Wells Fargo HSBC Trade Bank, N.A.; Nat Kumar, president and CEO of Cornet Technology, Inc.; and Tom Donohue, president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce will participate in the panel discussion.

    Where: Grand Ballroom, Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington, D.C.
    When: 9 a .m. Tuesday, April 22.

The CEO panel is among highlights at Ex-Im Bank's two-day Annual Conference including a 50-exhibit,trade show of U.S. export and financing products and services, and remarks by U.S. Trade Representative Robert B. Zoellick, the Bush Administration's top trade policy official and chief trade negotiator, and Congressman Michael G. Oxley of Ohio (R-Fourth District), chairman of the new House Committee on Financial Services.

Ex-Im Bank is an independent U.S. government agency that helps finance the sale of U.S. exports primarily to emerging markets throughout the world by providing loans, guarantees and insurance. In fiscal year 2002, Ex-Im Bank supported $13 billion of U.S. exports worldwide.