Donald Trump Appoints a Nigerian Into His Economic Advisory Team



U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has appointed a Nigerian, Adebayo Ogunlesi, the Chairman and Managing Partner, Global Infrastructure Partners, to be part of a group of business leaders to frequently advise him on economic matters. Below is the full list.


Stephen A. Schwarzman (Forum Chairman), Chairman, CEO, and Co-Founder of Blackstone;

Paul Atkins, CEO, Patomak Global Partners, LLC, Former Commissioner of the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Mary Barra, Chairman and CEO, General Motors.


Toby Cosgrove, CEO, Cleveland Clinic.

Jamie Dimon, Chairman and CEO, JPMorgan Chase & Co.


Larry Fink, Chairman and CEO, BlackRock.

Bob Iger, Chairman and CEO, The Walt Disney Company.

Rich Lesser, President and CEO, Boston Consulting Group.

Doug McMillon, President and CEO, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

Jim McNerney, Former Chairman, President, and CEO, Boeing.

Adebayo “Bayo” Ogunlesi, Chairman and Managing Partner, Global Infrastructure Partners.

Ginni Rometty, Chairman, President, and CEO, IBM.

Kevin Warsh, Shepard Family Distinguished Visiting Fellow in Economics, Hoover Institute, Former Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.

Mark Weinberger, Global Chairman and CEO, EY.

Jack Welch, Former Chairman and CEO, General Electric.

Daniel Yergin, Pulitzer Prize-winner, Vice Chairman of IHS Markit.

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