Former US Ambassador to Germany Named Chairman of ACG
New York City - Ambassador John B. Emerson, Vice Chairman at Capital Group International and former U.S. Ambassador to Germany, was elected Chairman of the American Council on Germany (ACG) on January 17, 2018. He is the ACG’s sixth Chairman since its founding in 1952, following in the footsteps of John J. McCloy, Senator Charles McC. Mathias, Jr., General John Galvin, Garrick Utley, and Ambassador Robert M. Kimmitt.
John B. Emerson: “The German-American relationship is indispensable. It is a great success story – in economic, political, and security terms,” Ambassador Emerson said. “The American Council on Germany plays a significant role in bringing together Germans and Americans to address the wide array of common challenges we face. I am delighted to assume this role, and look forward to building on the ACG’s 65-year history of strengthening the transatlantic relationship.”