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Debbie Shon Attends APEC Dialogue: US CEOs Meet with Secretary Powell

Washington, D. C. ….June 10, 2004. Founder and CEO of Shon Strategies, Debbie Leilani Shon, is a member of the invited group of 26 US CEOs participating in Secretary of State Colin Powell's Roundtable off-the-record discussion on APEC next week in Washington, D.C. The CEOs will exchange off-the-record views on various issues affecting APEC with Secretary Powell, Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge, US Trade Representative Robert Zoellick, Undersecretary of State Alan Larson, Deputy Secretary of Treasury Samuel Bodman, and Deputy National Security Advisor Gary Edson.

Ms. Shon joins Maurice "Hank" Greenberg, Chairman of AIG; Bernt Bodal, Chairman/CEO American Seafoods Group; Jim Payne, COO Amway; J. Scott Ogilvie, President Bechtel Power; Warren Stanley, Chairman/CEO Cargill; Roberta Lipson, CEO Chindex; Victor Menezes, SVP Citigroup; Larry Aiello, President/CEO Corning Cable Systems; John F. Smith, Jr., Non-Exec Chairman of Board Delta Airlines; Robert Prieto, SVP Fluor Corporation; Bryan Moss, President Gulfstream Aerospace; Jose Sartarelli, Company Group Chairman Johnson & Johnson; Gene Kelly, Chairman/CEO KPMG; Craig Mundie, SVP/CTO Microsoft; Brett Begemann, EVP Monsanto; Patricia Moore, President Moore Recycling Associates; Gary Benanav, Chairman/CEO NYLife; M.R. Dinsmore, CEO Port of Seattle; Larry Liebenow, President/CEO Quaker Fabric; Irwin Mark Jacobs, Chairman/CEO Qualcomm; Raj Gupta, Chairman/CEO The Rohm & Haas Company; Vic Verma, Chairman/CEO Savi Technologies; Robert Kimmitt, EVP Time Warner; James W. Griffith, President/CEO The Timken Company; and, Charles "Chuck" Williamson, Chairman/CEO/President Unocal.

Shon Strategies ( is a global consulting firm that provides strategic business, political, economic and legal counsel to private sector companies, regional political and trade organizations and governments.

For Release 9 a.m. EDT, June 10, 2004

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