Swedbank Hubert Fromlet elected chair of NABE's nternational roundtable

SWEDBANK'S HUBERT FROMLET ELECTED CHAIR OF NABE'S NTERNATIONAL ROUNDTABLE Nov. 10, 2000 WASHINGTON, D.C. - Hubert Fromlet, senior vice president and chief economist, Swedbank, Stockholm, has been elected chair of the National Association for Business Economics' International Roundtable, a 150-member group within NABE that focuses on global economic issues. Perry Wong, research associate, Milken Institute, Santa Monica, Calif., and Greg Mount, international senior economist, BANK ONE Corp., have been elected vice chairs; Malry Pikar, assistant vice president, The CIT Group, Livingston, N.J., has been elected secretary/treasurer. The International Roundtable is the largest of NABE's seven roundtables. It focuses on international trade, international capital markets, the economies of countries other than the U.S., and other topics of interest to economists with an international perspective. NABE roundtables are open to all members and provide a network for contacts and the exchange of information. The National Association for Business Economics, founded in 1959, is a not-for-profit association whose mission is to provide leadership in the use and understanding of economics. NABE's 3,000 members represent more than 1,500 businesses and other organizations around the world. Since its founding, NABE has continued to attract the attention of the most influential and prestigious economic leaders in business. Past presidents include Federal Reserve Board Chairman Alan Greenspan, several former Fed governors, and other senior business leaders. For further information, please contact: Joan Pinkerton +1 301 652-1926 Susan Doolittle +1 202 463-6223 ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by BIT http://www.bit.se The following files are available for download: http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2000/11/10/20001110BIT00270/bit0001.doc http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2000/11/10/20001110BIT00270/bit0002.pdf