Bob Kraft Appointed to the U.S. China Chamber of Commerce Board of Advisors
It is my honor, on behalf of the whole organization of the U.S. China Chamber of Commerce (USCCC), to announce that FirstPathway Partners CEO and Chairman, Bob Kraft has accepted his appointment as Advisory Board Member of the USCCC.
Through Kraft’s current vocation as both CEO and Chairman of FirstPathway Partners and President of Invest in the USA (IIUSA), he actively pursues USCCC’s mission of obtaining successful multi-cultural partnerships within his comprehensive network. His leadership, extensive network, and passion for China and Asia as a whole, are invaluable assets for USCCC to serve and bring the community together to prosper in the new decade. In the past decades, Mr. Kraft has brought in millions of foreign direct investments and created hundreds of jobs in the U.S.
Kraft’s enthusiasm towards business development and relationship cultivation within the Chinese market is evident in his historical involvement sourcing products and services from Asia, trade missions to Shanghai and Beijing, as well as his service on the University of Wisconsin China Leadership Board. As Co-Chair of the China Council, Mr. Kraft has hosted many delegations of high-ranking Chinese officials, as well as moderated the Annual Wisconsin International Trade Conference China Session on multiple occasions.
Mr. Kraft has been instrumental in building and maintaining significant relationships between Wisconsin and China, including a very close connection between Milwaukee and Ningbo. Kraft has been characterized as an entrepreneur, driving growth as a result of his ability to bridge international culture, trade, and economic exchange.
We look forward to working with Mr. Kraft to carry on our missions and better serve our constituents and the general public.
The United States of America-China Chamber of Commerce (USCCC) is a not-for-profit, bi-national membership organization dedicated to developing increased U.S.-China trade and investment activities by assisting American and Chinese companies, professionals and the general public to better understand the business environments and cultural traditions relevant to successfully doing business in both countries.
The USCCC conducts a wide range of activities: such as seminars, conferences, workshops, executive briefings, trade missions and networking events. These activities facilitate a deeper understanding of the technological, economic, financial, demographic and cultural trends that are critical for successful economic development between the U.S. and China.
The USCCC also aids both American and Chinese companies in locating business partners for trade and investments, and provides important governmental and business introductions for companies of all sizes in the U.S. and in China.
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