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ICE Founder/NYSE Chair and Former Atlanta Fed Chief to Discuss Financial Trends and Policy at Oct. 26 Luncheon

Posted On October 20, 2017
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The World Affairs Council of Atlanta will present Jeffrey Sprecher, founder, chairman and CEO of Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), and chairman of the New York Stock Exchange, in conversation with Dennis Lockhart, former president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta at a luncheon on Thursday, October 26 at the Commerce Club.

Ahmet Bozer : Former EVP of The Coca-Cola Company and President of Coca-Cola International

Posted On October 16, 2017 by Janel Gale, undergraduate International Affairs student at Georgia Institute of Technology
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Born and raised in Turkey, Mr. Ahmet Bozer earned his graduate degree in Business Information Systems from Georgia State University. A few years after graduating, Bozer joined The Coca-Cola Company where he would stay for the next twenty-six years, eventually serving as Executive Vice President and President of Coca-Cola International.

Interview with Consul General Nagesh Singh

Posted On June 7, 2017 by Chase Stell, Graduate Student, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies
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“When you sit under your flag, the high in which it gives, no nine or ten digit salary can give you that.”

On March 8, 2017, I had the pleasure of interviewing Consul General Nagesh Singh of India. Within the first five minutes of the interview, it was apparent that Mr. Singh was in… more »

A Conversation with Bernard Taylor

Posted On February 2, 2017 by Valerie Perez, Georgia State University political science student and former World Affairs Council of Atlanta intern
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On October 11, I had the honor of meeting Bernard Taylor, partner at Alston & Bird and vice chair of the World Affairs Council of Atlanta.

Board Member Profile: Amanda Mattingly

Posted On July 15, 2016 by Alicia Griffiths
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I had the pleasure of meeting Amanda Mattingly, a Chairman’s Circle member of the World Affairs Council of Atlanta and senior director at the Arkin Group, a boutique consulting firm that provides private business intelligence and political-economic risk assessment to clients operating abroad.