Fuad El-Hibri: U.S. Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has been serving the interests of businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions for more than 100 years. Representing more than 3 million businesses ranging from local chambers to large corporations, the Chamber is guided by an accomplished board of directors that consists of more than 100 corporate and small business leaders, including Emergent BioSolutions chairman Fuad El-Hibri, from regions across the United States.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce advocates for business policies that strengthen the economy and create jobs; the organization's focal areas include smart tax policy and regulatory relief, as well as legal reform and trade promotions. Chamber members have access to resources that promote best practices in communication and advocacy. Popular Chamber initiatives have included summits on health care and legal reform, as well as the successful Hiring Our Heroes program, launched in 2011 to help veterans and their spouses find employment. Since the program began, more than 14,000 members of the military and their spouses have obtained meaningful jobs. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce can expect continued growth thanks to the leadership of a visionary board, including Fuad El-Hibri.