Kissinger Associates, Inc.
The company describes itself as providing "strategic advisory and advocacy services to a select group of multinational companies. The firm provides advice regarding special projects, assists its clients to identify strategic partners and investment opportunities, and advises clients on government relations throughout the world."
Kissinger McLarty Associates
Kissinger McLarty Associates is a member of the Council on the Americas. The membership directory provides the following on the company:
- "Kissinger Associates and its affiliate, Kissinger McLarty Associates, provide strategic advisory and advocacy services to a select group of U.S. and multinational companies. The firms provide high-level intervention regarding special projects, assist their clients to identify strategic partners and investment opportunities, and advise clients on government relations throughout the world. KAI was founded in 1982 by former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger. In 1999, former Clinton Chief of Staff and Special Envoy for the Americas Thomas F. McLarty joined KAI as Vice-Chairman, and established a Washington office of KAI known as Kissinger McLarty Associates (KMA). The firm does not, however, lobby the United States government or engage in conduct that would require us to register as foreign agents under US law, nor do we accept fees from foreign governments."
Kissinger Associates teams up with APCO Worldwide
In October 2004, Kissinger Associates and APCO Worldwide announced that they had formed "a strategic alliance". "Our grasp of core policy and regulatory issues in numerous countries combined with APCO's extensive public affairs experience will result in well-rounded thinking about our clients' challenges. I am confident that this kind of thinking will produce very exciting and productive results for the corporations we both serve," the media statement annoucning the alliance cited Kissinger stating.
"In today's global marketplace, the needs of multinational organizations are more complicated than ever. These needs are inevitably shaped by the diverse regulatory, political and public opinion landscapes in these countries. This alliance will create a team whose ability to understand and affect these environments will be second to none," Kissinger stated in the media release.
"Batkin, a former investment banker, is a leader in international business who serves on the boards and executive committees of a number of think tanks and publicly traded companies. Roy is a former ambassador to Singapore, Indonesia and the People's Republic of China who also served as assistant secretary of state for intelligence and research," it stated.
Kissinger Associates' Associates
- Henry Kissinger, Chairman
- Jami Miscik, President
- Lawrence S. Eagleburger, former President
- Alan R. Batkin, Vice President
- Bill Richardson, Senior Managing Director (2002)
- J. Stapleton Roy, Managing Director (2001)
- Christine Vick, Vice President (1977-1992)
- Brent Scowcroft, Vice Chairman (1982-1989)
- William D. Rogers, Esq, Vice Chairman (dates?)
- Alan Stoga, Managing Director (1994-)
- David J. Rothkopf, Managing Director (1996-1998)
- L. Paul Bremer III, Managing Director (1989-2000)
350 Park Avenue
Other Related SourceWatch Resources
- APCO Worldwide, "Kissinger Associates, APCO Join in Strategic Alliance", Media Release, October 12, 2004.
- Kissinger Associates, BNL, and Iraq, Pink Noiz, no date.
- BCCI and Kissinger Associates, Democracy NOW!, 1992.
- Richard Cummings, Kissinger Associates' Client List, December 21, 2002.
- Mike Schelstrate, Henry Kissinger: Shadow Government Secretary of State, Global Research, March 22, 2003.
- Kissinger Associates, December 2, 2002. "Kissinger is the founder and chairman of the consulting firm Kissinger Associates Inc. He has represented some of the world's most powerful multinational corporations, including many with interests in US foreign policy. The Bush administration has not asked Kissinger to disclose the names of his clients, but they are believed to include ExxonMobil, Arco, American Express and Coca-Cola."
- Eric Schmitt, Democrats Seeking Kissinger Disclosures, The New York Times, December 12, 2002.
- Howard Hobbs, Kissinger's Conflict. Lucrative GlobalNet Inc. Contract SEC Filings Examined, The Daily Republican, December 13, 2002.