Jim Brett, NEC Members Named to BBJ “Power 50”

NEC Members Dominate List of Influential Bostonians

BBJ Power 50On September 24, the  Boston Business Journal released its annual “Power 50,” a list of the 50 most influential Bostonians.  NEC President & CEO Jim Brett was named to the list, along with a number of other NEC members.

“The power players in Boston are the ones getting things done and leading change in the Boston economy,” the BBJ said in announcing the list.  The newspaper drew from some 100 outside nominations as well as its staff’s own institutional knowledge in compiling the list.

The following New England Council members joined Brett on the “Power 50” list and will be honored at a reception at the Boston Harbor Hotel in November:

  •     Anne M. Finucane, Global Strategy & Marketing Officer, Bank of America Corp.
  •     Andrew Dreyfus, President & CEO, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  •     Jim Koch, Brewer and Founder, The Boston Beer Co.
  •     John Henry, Principal Owner, The Boston Red Sox
  •     William K. Bacic, New England Managing Partner, Deloitte & Touche
  •     Joseph Tucci, President & CEO, EMC Corp.
  •     Abigail Johnson, President, Fidelity Investments
  •     Eric H. Schultz, President & CEO, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  •     Drew Gilpin Faust, President, Harvard University
  •     Karen Kaplan, President & CEO, Hill Holliday
  •     David H. Long, CEO, Liberty Mutual
  •     R. Robert Popeo, Chairman, Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo
  •     Malcolm Rogers, Director, Museum of Fine Arts
  •     John T. Hailer, President & CEO, Natixis Global Asset Management
  •     James S. Davis, Chairman, New Balance
  •     Thomas J. May, President & CEO, Northeast Utilities
  •     William H. Swanson, Chairman & CEO, Raytheon
  •     Jay Hooley, CEO, State Street
  •     John F. Fish, Chairman & CEO, Suffolk Construction
  •     Robert L. Caret, President, University of Massachusetts
  •     J. Keith Motley, Chancellor, University of Massachusetts Boston
  •     William Lee, Partner, WilmerHale


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