Member of the Week

August 4, 2021

As a key member of AAEI’s US-China Trade Policy Subcommittee, Christopher Smith of IKEA Purchasing Services (US) Inc. is helping AAEI’s effort to address and resolve importers’ difficulties surrounding enforcement of forced labor laws.   Chris is a trade advisor in Ikea’s Customs Coordination Center. His role involves establishing and maintaining corporate compliance with all US …

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MEMBER OF THE WEEK

November 22, 2021

This week’s member spotlight is on Doug Zuvich of KPMG. Doug is a former member of AAEI’s Board of Governors and a current member of AAEI’s Industry Leadership Council, a reflection of Doug’s longtime commitment to and support of the Association. As Senior Partner and Global Practice Leader for KPMG’s Trade and Customs Services, Doug was …

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MEMBER OF THE WEEK

October 28, 2021

This week’s member spotlight is on Karen Lobdell of Thomson Reuters. Karen currently serves as a member of AAEI’s Board of Governors, a leadership role that caps her many important contributions to the Association as a trade expert, a creative and tireless volunteer and as an annual conference co-chair on multiple occasions. Karen has serves …

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MEMBER OF THE WEEK

October 11, 2021

As a former member of AAEI’s Board of Governors, Jerry Cook of Hanesbrands, Inc., 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. That’s some of the reasons fellow AAEI …

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MEMBER OF THE WEEK

September 2, 2021

As a member of the AAEI’s Healthcare Industries Committee (HIC), Sean Cole of Organon International has been involved in many of AAEI’s advocacy efforts affecting the pharmaceutical industry. Organon, a new AAEI member, is a global healthcare company formed through a spinoff from Merck & Company. It specializes in reproductive medicine, contraception, psychiatry, hormone replacement …

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