Global Business@Meridian Downtown: Nigeria

Meridian International Center held an installment of its Global Business@Meridian Downtown breakfast series on October 9, 2014. Hosted by Mr. David Picard, Region Manager for Africa and the Middle East for Caterpillar, and Mr. Ben Lambert, Government Affairs for Caterpillar, the program featured an off-the-record discussion with His Excellency Professor Adebowale I. Adefuye, Ambassador of Nigeria to the United States. Following welcome remarks by Mr. Picard - who has spent 28 years with Caterpillar and currently manages Caterpillar’s business lines in Africa and the Middle East, from Geneva - Corporate Council members and guests engaged in a group discussion with Ambassador Adefuye on U.S.-Nigeria bilateral relations, the current business and trade climate within Nigeria, and current opportunities and challenges for multi-national companies seeking to establish or expand their respective operations within country.

Project summary

Global Business@Meridian Downtown: Nigeria | October 2014
Number of Attendees: 18
Regions: Africa
Countries: Nigeria
Impact Areas: Business and Trade
Program Areas: Diplomacy
Partners: Private Sector