Franklin J. Vargo

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Franklin J. Vargo

"As Vice President for International Economic Affairs at the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), Frank Vargo is the association’s chief spokesman on trade issues. He is responsible for working with the NAM’s 14,000 member companies to obtain Congressional and Executive Branch trade policies that benefit America’s manufacturers, and is a leading lobbyist for trade agreements, currency policies, and other actions to reduce foreign barriers to U.S. trade and investment...

"Prior to joining the NAM, Mr. Vargo had a three-decade trade policy career at the U.S. Department of Commerce. His various positions included serving as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Europe, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Asia, and Deputy Assistant Secretary for WTO Affairs and Trade Compliance. During his career at the Commerce Department, Mr. Vargo was awarded the President’s Distinguished Executive Award, the highest recognition a career government executive can receive." [1]

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  1. Franklin J. Vargo, NAM, accessed July 25, 2007.