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Executive Council members meet with top French officials in Paris

24 Nov 2017
Executive Council

The Executive Council of AmCham EU hosted their fall plenary on Monday, 20 and Tuesday, 21 November in Paris.

Over two days, Executive Council members met with several senior French government officials from a range of ministries to discuss the role of France in Europe. The members were received by a very positive and forward-looking administration with a clear vision of putting France at the forefront of the digitalisation of the global economy. The positive message regarding Europe and the will to create a stronger union and more integrated Single Market were recurring themes across meetings. AmCham EU members provided the US business perspective on a wide variety of topics, ranging from digitalisation, innovation, labour laws, European and general economic affairs. The meetings were jointly organized with AmCham France, an excellent example of cooperation between AmCham EU and the national AmChams in Europe.

While there, the Executive Council also participated in an event hosted by the Paris Region and AmCham France on investing in Paris region, France and Europe. 

Meetings held with:

  • Marc Ferracci, Special Advisor to the Minister of Labour
  • Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne, Secretary of State for European and Foreign Affairs
  • Roland Lescure, President of the French Parliamentary Committee on Economic Affairs
  • Mounir Mahjoubi, Secretary of State for Digital Affairs
  • Emmanuel Miquel, Economic Advisor to the President
  • Garance Pineau, Diplomatic Advisor to the Minister of Labour
  • Frederique Vidal, Minister of Higher Education, Research and Innovation

Meeting with Garance Pineau and Marc Ferracci