Overseas Private Investment Corporation

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The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) was established in 1971 and is a U.S. government agency which "provides loans and insurance to US companies investing abroad." [1] [1]

OPIC states that "By expanding economic development in host countries, OPIC-supported projects can encourage political stability, free market reforms and U.S. best practices." [2]


Accessed December 2008: [2]

  • Henrietta Holsman Fore - Administrator, U.S. Agency for International Development and Director of United States Foreign Assistance
  • John K. Veroneau - Deputy U.S. Trade Representative, Office of the U.S. Trade Representative
  • Robert Mosbacher, Jr. - President & Chief Executive Officer, Overseas Private Investment Corporation
  • John J. Sullivan - Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • Howard M. Radzely - Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Labor
  • Reuben Jeffery III - Under Secretary for Economic, Energy & Agricultural Affairs, U.S. Department of State
  • David H. McCormick - Under Secretary for International Affairs, U.S. Department of the Treasury
  • Samuel E. Ebbesen - Small Business, (General, USA, Ret.), Chief Executive Officer, Omni Systems Inc., Vienna, Virginia
  • VACANT - Small Business
  • Christopher J. Hanley - Organized Labor, General Secretary-Treasurer, International Union of Operating Engineers, Washington, DC
  • C. William Swank - Cooperatives, Retired Executive Vice President, Ohio Farm Bureau Federation, Westerville, Ohio
  • Diane M. Ruebling - President, The Ruebling Group, Scottsdale, Arizona / Longville, Minnesota
  • Sanford L. Gottesman - President, The Gottesman Company, Austin, Texas
  • Dianne Ingels Moss - President & Owner, Cartera Investment Corporation, Dallas, Texas
  • Patrick J. Durkin - Managing Director, JFitzgibbons LLC, New York, New York

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Web: http://www.opic.gov

Resources and articles

Related Sourcewatch articles


  1. Overview, Overseas Private Investment Corporation, accessed December 16, 2008.
  2. Directors, Overseas Private Investment Corporation, accessed December 16, 2008.

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