Holmes Report 11 Dec 2011 // 12:00AM GMT
WASHINGTON, DC—Tim Roemer, former US ambassador to India and former six-term US Representative for Indiana’s third congressional district, is joining APCO Worldwide as senior vice president.
Roemer will also serve as a member of APCO’s Global Political Strategies and International Advisory Council groups, providing strategic counsel to international companies and governments entering global markets and expanding overseas.
Under the leadership of President Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, he oversaw the implementation of several key policies and initiatives to enhance the US-India relationship, increasing cooperation, technology transfer and commercial sales in the defense industry; signing the Counterterrorism Cooperation Initiative; and working with the United States to assist India on its Global Center for Nuclear Energy Partnership.
Prior to his diplomatic appointment, Ambassador Roemer served for 12 years in the US House of Representatives, where he was engaged in efforts to improve access, standards and achievement for American education. He was a member of the 9/11 Commission and also served on the Washington Institute’s Presidential Task Force on Combating the Ideology of Radical Extremism.