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The Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM Bank) yesterday announced the appointment of Securitas Partner Matthew Stewart to its 2019 Sub-Saharan Advisory Committee. Stewart joins 10 other appointees on the committee, which is tasked with advising the EXIM Board of Directors “on the development and implementation of policies and programs designed to promote EXIM engagement in Sub-Saharan Africa.” The committee was appointed by the EXIM Board of Directors at the conclusion of yesterday’s EXIM board meeting.
“My fellow EXIM board members and I congratulate the new members of the EXIM Sub-Saharan Africa Advisory Committee. These advisory committee members bring important perspectives and expertise as we focus on increasing U.S. exports to the region.”
EXIM President and Chair Kimberley A. Reed
The EXIM Bank is an independent federal agency that promotes and supports U.S. exports by providing competitive and necessary export credit to overseas purchasers of U.S. goods and services. As EXIM works to boost U.S. trade and investment in Sub-Saharan Africa, Stewart brings valuable experience and expertise to the advisory committee. A Securitas partner since 2011 Stewart has lead Securitas’ trade support expansion in Africa and the Middle East, with experience in the areas of debt financing, political risk insurance, as well as logistics, negotiation, and regulatory analysis for exporters and buyers.
Prior to joining Securitas, Matt worked over 15 years in commercial banking and has extensive experience in executing due diligence and underwriting credit for middle market clients. Stewart is a graduate of Baylor University with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and a double major in Accounting and Economics. He received the Omicron Delta Epsilon honor for Economics in 1996.
EXIM announces Members of the 2019 Africa Advisory Committee
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