John Bohn

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John A. Bohn

"Since 2001, Commissioner Bohn was chairman of GlobalNet Venture Partners, a global financial advising and consulting firm. He was previously the co-founder and executive chairman of Chematch (now Chemconnect), an Internet-based petrochemical trading exchange, from 1997 to 2000, and a managing director of the public relations firm Burson-Marsteller from 1997 to 1998.

"Commissioner Bohn also served for over seven years as president and chief executive officer of Moody's Investors Service, beginning in 1989. Prior to that, he was appointed special assistant to U.S. Treasury Secretary Don Regan in 1981 and was subsequently made U.S. Ambassador and executive director of the Asian Development Bank. In 1984, Commissioner Bohn was appointed vice chairman of the Export Import Bank of the U.S. and in 1985 was made chairman, president, and CEO. He was an international banker for Wells Fargo from 1967 to 1981 and practiced law in California, Guam, and the Trust Territory of the Pacific from 1964 to 1967.

"Commissioner Bohn is chairman of the board of directors of The Center for International Private Enterprise, a non-profit affiliate of the National Endowment of Democracy and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce that funds and assists the development of market-based democratic institutions throughout the developing world. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations of New York, a director of the World Affairs Council in San Francisco, and a director and member of the executive committee of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

"Commissioner Bohn, a Republican, is 67 years-old, resides in San Francisco, and has a Juris Doctorate degree from Harvard Law School and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Stanford University. He also attended the London School of Economics as a Fulbright Fellow and is a member of the California State Bar and the bar of the Supreme Court of the U.S." [1]

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