Trade Champion

May 5, 2022

AAEI is recognizing your fellow AAEI members— Trade Champions— whose careers in international trade have had significant impact on the development of trade policy and practice. This month, AAEI honors Kathleen Murphy of Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP. Kathi is a longtime AAEI member and Association leader. She’s a former member of AAEI’s Board …

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Eugene C. Laney, Jr., New AAEI President & CEO

A Message from AAEI’s Chair

January 5, 2021

As Chairperson of the Board of Governors of the American Association of Exporters and Importers (AAEI), I’m writing to inform you that after 16 years of faithful service to the association, Marianne Rowden will be completing her tenure as President and CEO effective March 31, 2021 to pursue new opportunities… …[Marianne] has been an unparalleled …

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AAEI Welcomes New Chair Julie Parks

July 13, 2021

AAEI announced the start of AAEI Chair Julie Parks’s term of leadership along with a slate of other new leaders AAEI’s 100th Anniversary Conference.   Julie Parks will serve as Chair through June 2023. “Together, we have what it takes to drive streamlined and innovative trade,” Parks says, “one committee, one regulator, one law at a …

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Trade Champion

January 11, 2022

AAEI is launching a new feature, recognition of its Trade Champions, your fellow AAEI members whose careers in international trade have had significant impact on the development of trade policy and practice. AAEI’s first Trade Champion is Lee Sandler, of Sandler, Travis and Rosenberg. Lee began his career as a senior trial attorney in the …

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Eugene C. Laney, Jr., New AAEI President & CEO

A New Direction

April 19, 2021

Eugene Laney takes charge of AAEI as President and CEO of the American Association of Exporters and Importers beginning in April 2021. With Laney’s arrival, AAEI marks its 100th Anniversary by setting course in a new direction. “We are at a point in time where we can reimagine global trade for the next century with …

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Trade Champion

March 3, 2022

This month, AAEI honors Jerry Cook as an AAEI Trade Champion. As a former member of AAEI’s Board of Governors, Jerry currently serves on AAEI’s Industry Leadership Council (ILC). His experience includes roles on the Advisory Committee for Customs Commercial Operations (COAC) and the USDA Cotton Board and he is a founding/charter member with #CTPAT. …

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Trade Champion

February 4, 2022

AAEI is recognizing your fellow AAEI members— Trade Champions— whose careers in international trade have had significant impact on the development of trade policy and practice. This month, AAEI honors Amy Magnus of A.N. Deringer as an AAEI Trade Champion. Amy is a nationally known Customs expert representing the customs broker community. She is Director …

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