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What is US ambassador Gary Locke’s plan in China? Ken thinks he will focus on commercial issues as well as China US relationship.
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Kenneth Jarrett 1: US Ambassador Gary Locke

Kenneth Jarrett, Chairman for Greater China of APCO Worldwide, was Consul General of the United States in Shanghai from July 2005 to August 2008.  Previously he served as Deputy Consul General in Hong Kong, and as Director of Asian Affairs in the National Security Council, The White House, Washington, DC.
During his twenty-six year career in the U.S. Foreign Service, Mr. Jarrett also served as vice consul at the U.S. embassy in Manila; political officer at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations in New York; political officer in the State Department’s office of Chinese and Mongolian affairs; consul at the U.S. Consulate General in Chengdu; chief of the political unit at the U.S. embassy in Singapore; political officer in the State Department’s office of Israeli affairs, and; deputy political counselor at the U.S. embassy in Beijing.  Mr. Jarrett is a 1975 graduate of Cornell University and holds MA’s from Yale University and the National War College.  He also studied at the Hopkins-Nanjing Center at Nanjing University in 1989, Chinese University in Hong Kong and the Taipei Language Institute.  Prior to working for the U.S. government, he was an English teacher at the Shanghai Foreign Languages Institute from 1979-1981.  Mr. Jarrett is a native of New York.  He is married to Ms. Ann Yen and has two daughters.  He is currently a board member of the Shanghai American Chamber of Commerce and served as board chairman of the USA Pavilion during the Shanghai World Expo. READ MORE

The China / USA Business Report

iTV-Asia’s China-USA Business Report is a monthly feature bringing you commentary on important issues in the relationship between the two most important economies in the world today.

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Host: Phillip E. Branham - Co-Founder and President, B & L Group

Phil Branham has over 40 years of national and international experience in management, engineering and construction. He has lived and worked in various areas of China since 1997 and is a past-President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai. His international experience includes design, construction and management of projects including the 200-meter high Citigroup Tower in Pudong, Shanghai and the USA Pavilion at the Shanghai 2010 World Exposition. Phil enjoys public speaking and working with universities and his international speaking engagements include universities and students from over 16 countries around the world.

 

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