Gelb, Bruce - from United States

ID: 241509
Organization: HI
Country of meeting: in the year 2015

Chairman of the Council of American Ambassadors. Ambassador Gelb had been appointed Commissioner for the United Nations, Consular Corps and International Business by New York City Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani, serving from 1994-1997. In this capacity, Commissioner Gelb was responsible for the strategy and implementation of actions to bring international businesses to New York City and the retention of resident foreign companies, the United Nations and its agencies.

Before his work as a Commissioner for New York City, Bruce Gelb served in the George H.W. Bush administration as the Director of the United States Information Agency from 1989-1991 and then United States Ambassador to the Kingdom of Belgium from 1991-1993. Prior to his service in government, he was a Vice Chairman of the Board of Bristol-Myers Company, now Bristol-Myers Squibb, with worldwide responsibility for the company’s consumer products and health care businesses.

New York City Official Commissioner for the UN, Consular Corps and International Business (1994-97)

US Ambassador to Belgium (1991-93)
US Information Agency Director (1989-91)
Bristol-Myers Squibb EVP (1977-85)
Clairol President (1965-76)
Clairol EVP (1961-64)
Procter & Gamble Manager (1953-57)
Member of the Board of Bristol-Myers Squibb (as Vice Chairman, 1985-88)

Activities in the Orangization:
Chairmans’s Advisory Board member