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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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 Expertise

May 4, 2021

AAEI is the only professionally staffed organization which monitors and comments on the major legislative and regulatory issues relating to the import and export of merchandise. No other voice in Washington commands more attention and respect from policymakers because of AAEI’s longevity and technical expertise. Under the AAEI banner, businesses make their positions known in …

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State of the Association

March 17, 2021

Former AAEI President and CEO Marianne Rowden published the 2014 State of the Association message in which she provided an annual report on the work of AAEI, the progress that the Association has made advocating on members’ behalf, and the strategy for investing AAEI’s resources to build an organization for the future. The 2014 State …

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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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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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