BOSTON(September 30, 2014)– The New England Council, a non-partisan alliance of businesses, academic and health institutions, and public and private organizations, has elected six leaders from the New England business community to serve on its Board of Directors. The Council’s Board of Directors, chaired by John Hailer, CEO of Natixis Global Asset Management, voted to elect the new directors at its recent meeting in Boston.
“This group of new Directors truly represents New England’s diverse business community,” said James T. Brett, President & CEO of The New England Council. “Their breadth of experience and expertise will bring fresh perspectives and new ideas to our Board of Directors. I look forward to collaborating with each of our new Directors as The New England Council works toward our goals of promoting economic growth and a high quality of life in our region.
The following six individuals have been elected to the Board of Directors:
Elizabeth A. Chace-Marino
Senior Manager of Government Affairs
Ahold USA Retail
Katie B. Chipps
Second Vice President, External Affairs
The Travelers Companies, Inc.
Amanda J. Hall
Corporate Counsel, Senior IP & Technology Specialist
Boston, MA Peggy L. Ho, Esq.
Senior Vice President, Chief of Staff – Legal & Government Relations
William M. Parent
President and CEO
Blue Hills Bank
The New England Council, the country’s oldest regional business organization, is an alliance of businesses, academic and health institutions, and public and private organizations throughout New England formed to promote economic growth and a high quality of life in the region. The Council is dedicated to identifying and supporting federal public policies and articulating the voice of its membership regionally and nationally on important issues facing New England. The NEC is also committed to working with public and private sector leaders across the region and in Washington through educational programs and forums for information exchange. For more information, please visit: www.newenglandcouncil.com.
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