Frokost med Henrik Fogh Rasmussen i Houston

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Danish American Chamber of Commerce Southwest inviterer til frokost og foredrag med Henrik Fogh Rasmussen i Houston onsdag, den 2 oktober.

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“Why Danish companies must embrace America”

There has been much talk about the so-called BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) during the past decade. Many Danish companies consider these emerging markets key to future global success. Official Danish export policy has also been heavily skewed toward the BRICS in recent years.

Henrik Fogh Rasmussen will argue that the BRICS are overestimated and that the American market will be the key to global success for most Danish companies in the coming decades. He will explain why he believes that the United States will be even more dominant in the 21st century than in the past, and he will offer advice on how Danish companies can position themselves for the emerging “American century.” He will also share his personal experiences as an immigrant and reflect on important cultural differences between Denmark and the United States.

PLACE: HILTON AMERICAS, Skyline Ballroom, 1600 Lamar, Houston, TX 77010
DATE: Wednesday, Oct 2nd, 2013
TIME: Check in 11:15 – Program and Lunch: 11:45
PRICE: $ 40- per person for members. $ 50- per person for non-membersCorporate tables for 10 persons $ 450
RSVP: Please register on-line at

About the speaker: Henrik Fogh Rasmussen(born 1979) is the founder and president of Rasmussen Public Affairs, a consulting firm based in Springfield, Illinois. He specializes in the strategic positioning of clients as global and local agenda setters.

During his career, Mr. Rasmussen has worked with senior business leaders, policy makers, think tanks and NGOs worldwide on a wide variety of issues such as agriculture, energy, financial services, health care, information technology, natural resources, and telecommunications.

An active writer and public speaker, Mr. Rasmussen has appeared in numerous media outlets in the United States, Europe and Asia, including the Chicago Tribune, the Financial Times, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, the South China Morning Post, and the Washington Times. He is currently working on a book on corporate statesmanship and economic competitiveness.

Mr. Rasmussen previously served as vice president at a global strategic communications firm based in Washington, D.C., where he managed comprehensive international public affairs campaigns for Fortune 100 clients. Born in Denmark, Mr. Rasmussen was active in Danish grassroots politics and served as a platoon commander in the Royal Danish Army before moving to the United States.

Mr. Rasmussen holds an M.A. in political science from the University of Pennsylvania and graduated summa cum laude from Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia. He became a naturalized citizen of the United States in 2010.   

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