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Councilman John Akouri, former Washington, DC Press Secretary & Capitol Hill Advisor, is President & CEO of the Lebanese American Chamber of Commerce.

Thursday, June 21, 2007

General Motors Chief Economist Mustafa Mohatarem Headlines Lebanese American Chamber of Commerce Second Quarterly Networking Event

TROY, MICHIGAN/USA - Over 200 business, diplomatic and civic leaders gathered at The Mediterranean Room of the Lebanese Grill Banquet Centre last night to attend the Lebanese American Chamber of Commerce Second Quarterly Networking Event. The business mixer and briefing featured special guest, G. Mustafa Mohatarem, who delivered a Global Automotive Forecast. Dr. Mohatarem has been Chief Economist of General Motors since March 1995. As such, he serves on GM's Public Policy Center and its European advisory and corporate risk management committees. The economics team he heads assesses worldwide economic developments and provides advice on economic policy and competitive issues. As head of GM's trade team, Mohatarem was GM's lead contact with government during the Uruguay Round of the GATT negotiations as well as during negotiations for the U.S.-Canada Free Trade Agreement and for NAFTA. Mohatarem first joined GM in 1982 as an economist in its Detroit office. He earned an MBA and a doctorate degree in economics from the University of Chicago.

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