His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah along with H.E. Sheikh Dr. Meshaal Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, Deputy Chief of the Kuwait National Guard received a delegation of American business leaders to discuss ways to further strengthen trade and economic relations between the State of Kuwait and US companies as well as to enhance bilateral cooperation aimed to benefit both countries in Washington D.C. on September 4, 2018.
KDIPA was assigned with the task to organize this meeting and was represented by its Director General, H.E. Sheikh Dr. Meshaal Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah.
American business leaders attending included Khush Choksy, Senior Vice President Middle East and Turkey Affairs, U.S. Chamber of Commerce; Bob Dudley, Group Chief Executive Officer BP; John L. Flannery, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer GE; David Seaton, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Flour Corporation; Dr. Thomas Kennedy, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Raytheon. Jeff Miller, President and Chief Executive Officer of Halliburton. Henry Kravis, Founder, Co-Chairman, and Co-Chief Executive Officer of KKR. David M. Rubenstein, Co-Founder and Co-Executive Chairman of Carlyle Group. Stephen A. Schwarzman, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Blackstone. Larry Fink, Chairman and Chief Executive Office of Blackrock. Joseph L. Hooley, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of State Street. Rajeev Gautam, President and Chief Executive Officer, Performance Materials and Technologies Honeywell. Ambassador Mark Lippert, Vice President of Boeing; Teresa Carlson, Vice President of Amazon Web Services. Frederick Humphries, Jr., Corporate Vice President of Microsoft. Keith Alexander, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of IronNet Cybersecurity.