Global Business@Meridian Downtown: Qatar

Meridian International Center held an installment of its Global Business@Meridian Downtown breakfast series on May 5, 2014. Hosted by Ms. Theresa Loar, Senior Vice President, International Corporate Affairs, CH2M Hill, and Meridian Trustee The Hon. Alonzo L. Fulgham, Vice President, Strategy and Sustainable International Development, CH2M Hill, the program featured His Excellency Mohamed Bin Jaham Al Kawari, Ambassador of the State of Qatar to the United States, and focused on an in-depth discussion with Corporate Council members on U.S.-Qatar bilateral relations, the current business climate within Qatar, and opportunities and challenges for multi-national companies seeking to establish or expand their respective operations within country.

In Attendance:

  •  Qatar Embassy: Ambassador Mohamed Bin Jaham Al Kawari and Mr. Fahad Al-Nuaimi, Economic Counselor
  • Corporate Council Members: Barclays, Coca-Cola, Chevron, DLA Piper, ExxonMobil, Gallup, Hess, Lockheed Martin, Turkish Airlines, Visa, Inc.
  • Guests: DCI Group, Patton Boggs, Qatar Airways, Qatar Foundation
  • Board of Trustees: Alcatel-Lucent, CH2M Hill, Cambridge Global Capital LLC
  • Meridian leadership: Ambassador Stuart Holliday, Sal Pappalardo, Amy Selco, Heather

Project summary

Global Business@Meridian Downtown: Qatar
Number of Attendees: 24
Regions: Near East and North Africa
Countries: Qatar
Impact Areas: Business and Trade
Program Areas: Forums
Partners: Private Sector