SWEDISH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE PARTNER WEBINAR: INSIGHTS FROM THE POLITICAL AND SOCIAL LANDSCAPE IN THE WORLD’S LEADING ECONOMY
Tuesday, 20 October 2020 at 17:30
The Swedish Chamber of Commerce in the Netherlands is very pleased to invite you to a webinar in partnership with Swedish Chambers of Commerce in Europe with Anna Throne-Holst, President, Swedish American Chamber of Commerce in New York.
The 2020 United States presidential election is scheduled for Tuesday, November 3, 2020. The local challenges are numerous. What are the different scenarios post-election in the world’s largest economy? And what will be the consequences for Europe, the companies and for trade between the continents? Anna will share her experiences and insights as a politician, entrepreneur, and president of the Chamber of Commerce NY.
A graduate of American University and Columbia University, Anna Throne-Holst holds a bachelor’s degree in business management and international affairs, as well as a master’s degree in public administration and international affairs. Most recently she served as Southampton Town Supervisor, acting as CFO and COO and spearheaded the founding of the NYS Clean Water Technology Center at Stonybrook University. She was first elected to the Southampton Town Council in 2007 and won election to the position of Town Supervisor in 2009 and was subsequently re-elected to the position in 2011 and 2013.
In 2016, she ran as the Democratic candidate for the U.S. Congress to represent the 1st Congressional District of New York.
In 2017, she was appointed CEO of the Swedish American Chamber of Commerce in New York, where she manages a team tasked with promoting, supporting, and creating value for Swedish businesses in the United States. Anna is highly involved in social entrepreneurship and runs the Gateway project, which works for Swedish companies that are active or on their way into the American market.
Anna is a Swedish and American citizen and her family founded the company Marabou.
The Swedish Chamber of Commerce would like to thank all participants for contributing to the success of the Swedish Chamber Patron Dinner on November 22, 2016. We cordially thank H.E. Ambassador of Sweden and Honorary Chairman of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce Mr. Per Holmström for hosting the Patron Dinner 2016 and Mr. Jeroen van der Veer, ING Keynote speaker and Honorary Guest, for sharing his experiences and introducing the Round Table discussions.