U.S.-ASEAN Strategy Commissioners

A high-level commission developing an in depth assessment of US interests in Southeast Asia to make recommendations for the development of a long term US strategy for the region.


Maurice ‘Hank’ Greenberg

Maurice ‘Hank’ Greenberg, Chairman and CEO, C.V. Starr and Company
Mr. Maurice R. Greenberg is Chairman and CEO of C. V. Starr and Company.  He joined C. V. Starr and Company as Vice President in 1960 and was given the additional responsibilities of President of American Home Assurance Company in 1962.  He was elected Director of C. V. Starr and Company in 1965, Chairman and CEO in 1968 and continues in that role. Read More

William Cohen

William Cohen, Chairman and CEO, The Cohen Group
Secretary William S. Cohen is the Chair and Chief Executive Officer of The Cohen Group. From his very first days in Washington, Secretary Cohen was singled out as a future American leader. In 1974, during his very first term in Congress, TIME magazine named him as one of "America's 200 Future Leaders,” and the following year the U.S. Junior Chamber of Commerce named him one of the "Ten Outstanding Young Men in America.” 


Richard Armitage

Richard Armitage, President, Armitage International
Richard L. Armitage has been the President of Armitage International since 2005. From 2001 to 2005, he served as U.S. deputy secretary of state. Read More

Manuel Arroyo, President – ASEAN, The Coca-Cola Company
Mr. Manuel Arroyo is President of the ASEAN Business Unit. He is responsible for the Company's operations across the 9 countries that comprise the division, including Thailand; the Philippines; Indonesia; Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia; Singapore, Malaysia and Brunei. 

James Blackwell, Executive Vice President, Technology and Services, Chevron Corporation
James R. (Jim) Blackwell is executive vice president, technology and services, for Chevron Corporation a position he assumed in March 2011. In this position, Blackwell is responsible for the oversight of technology at Chevron. He also is responsible for major capital project management, procurement and several other corporate operating and support functions.

Ralph “Skip” Boyce

Ralph “Skip” Boyce, President – Southeast Asia, Boeing Company
Ralph “Skip” Boyce has been President of Boeing Southeast Asia of the Boeing Company since February 2008, based in Singapore. Prior to joining Boeing Mr. Boyce served as a Career Member of the United States Senior Foreign Service. He served as the United States Ambassador to Thailand from January 2005 to December 2007. 

Senator Christopher Bond

George David, Chairman, United Technologies Corporation
George David joined United Technologies in 1975 and was elected its President and Chief Operating officer in 1992, Chief Executive Officer in 1994, and Chairman in 1997.  He left the CEO position in 2008 after 14 years and retired from UTC at the end of 2009 as its chairman.

Ralph Gerson, CEO, Guardian Industrie

Carla Hills, Chair and CEO, Hills and Company
Carla A. Hills is Chair and Chief Executive Officer of Hills & Company International Consultants, which advises companies on global trade and investment issues. Read More

Henrietta Holsman Fore

Henrietta Holsman Fore, Chairman and CEO, Holsman International
Henrietta Holsman Fore is Chairman and CEO of Holsman International, an investment and management company involved in domestic and international business. Ms. Fore most recently served as the administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), a presidential appointment with Senate confirmation. 

Timothy Keating

Timothy Keating, Former Commander, U.S. Pacific Command
Admiral Timothy J. Keating is the former Commander, U.S. Pacific Command, Camp H.M. Smith, Hawaii.



William Reilly, Founding Partner, Aqua International Partners, LP
William K. Reilly is a Founding Partner of Aqua International Partners, LP, a private equity fund dedicated to investing in companies engaged in water and renewable energy, and a Senior Advisor to TPG Capital, LP, an international investment partnership.

Timothy P. Shriver

Timothy P. Shriver, Chairman and CEO, Special Olympics
Timothy P. Shriver is a social leader, an educator, activist, film producer, and business entrepreneur.  He is the Chairman & CEO of Special Olympics, and in that capacity he serves nearly 3.4 million Special Olympics athletes and their families in over 170 countries.  He has helped transform Special Olympics into a movement that focuses on acceptance, inclusion, and respect for individuals with intellectual disabilities in all corners of the globe. Read More

Edward Tortorici, Vice Chairman, First Pacific Corporation
Age 70, born in the United States. Mr. Tortorici received a BS from New York University and an MS from Fairfield University. Mr. Tortorici has served in a variety of senior and executive management positions, including Corporate Vice President for Crocker Bank and Managing Director positions at Olivetti Corporation of America and Fairchild Semiconductor Corporation. 

Keith Williams, CEO, Underwriters Laboratories
Keith Williams is the 10th President of Underwriters Laboratories Inc.  UL is an independent Standards Development Organization, Testing Lab and Certification Body with a Mission to enhance life safety and facilitate global commerce.  Founded in 1894, UL is a Chicago-based company with worldwide operations.