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Wesley Clark
Gen. (ret) Wesley Clark
Chairman UGR Corporation

In 38 years of service in the United States Army, Wesley K. Clark rose to the rank of four-star general as NATO's Supreme Allied Commander, Europe. Since retiring from the military in 2000, he has become an investment banker, businessman, commentator, author and teacher. In September 2003, he ran as a Democratic candidate for President of the United States, where his campaign won the state of Oklahoma and launched him to national prominence before he returned to the private sector in February 2004. Clark has chaired several public and private companies, and is a progressive leader in pursuing energy solutions. His awards include the Presidential Medal of Freedom, Defense Distinguished Service Medal (five awards), silver star, bronze star, purple heart, honorary knighthoods from the British and Dutch governments, and numerous other awards from other governments. Clark founded Wesley K. Clark & Associates in 2004, which uses his expertise, relationships, and extensive international reputation and experience in the fields of energy, alternative energy, corporate and national security, logistics, aerospace and defense, and investment banking.

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Mark Gitenstein
Amb. Mark Gitenstein

Mark Gitenstein is special counsel in the Government & Global Trade practice in Mayer Brown's Washington DC office. He served as the United States Ambassador to Romania (2009-2012). As US Ambassador, he worked to strengthen relations with Romania on a varierty of issues. He actively promoted deeper environment for all investors. Notably, the US-Romanian Ballistic Missile Defense Agreement was negotiated and signed during his tenure. In 2012, Romanian President Traian Basescu awarded Mark with the "Star of Romanian Grand Cross", the country's highest civil order. Mark is a co-founder and the President of the Board of Alianta in Washington, DC, a foundation that promotes and works toward strengthening the future of the Romanian-American partnership.

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Jim Rosapepe
Amb. Jim Rosapepe

Jim Rosapepe was US Ambassador to Romania, from 1998 to 2001. He is Chair and CEO of Patuxent Capital Group, which invests in the US and Europe. With partners, he has invested in China, India, and Latin America. He is a Maryland State Senator and former member of the University System of Maryland Board of Regents. Jim is part of the Founding Board of Directors of Alianta in Washington DC, a foundation created to bring together American and Romanian individuals and organizations that could bolster the partnership between the two nations through positive change.

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     greyRomanian Companies

SEA Complet
Rig Service
Grup Petrol Marin
Impact Developer & Contractor
Autoritatea de Supraveghere Financiara
OMV Petrom
Interactive Systems & Business Consulting
Farmec SA
Bursa de Valori Bucuresti
Bucharest Airports


     greyOther International Companies & Organizations