Walt Disney Co. chairman and CEO Bob Iger has been selected among other business leaders to make up President-elect Donald Trump’s strategic and policy forum. The first meeting of the Donald Trump’s Advisory Group for economic growth strategies, is scheduled for February at the White House.
The 16-member forum will be chaired by Stephen A. Schwarzman, CEO of Blackstone. Blackstone is a major investor of Sea World. Other members include , Doug McMillon of Walmart, Jamie Dimon of JP Morgan Chase & Co, and Mary Barra of General Motors.
A Statement from Trump said, “This forum brings together CEOs and business leaders who know what it takes to create jobs and drive economic growth. My administration is committed to drawing on private sector expertise and cutting the government red tape that is holding back our businesses from hiring, innovating, and expanding right here in America.”
The Press Release says members “will be charged with providing their individual views to the President – informed by their unique vantage points in the private sector – on how government policy impacts economic growth, job creation, and productivity. The Forum is designed to provide direct input to the President from many of the best and brightest in the business world in a frank, non-bureaucratic, and non-partisan manner.”
New Source: Orlando Sentinel