Joel Franklin, CEO of Pacific Blue Energy said, 'George's extensive experience with the energy industry and executive background with public companies will help us move PBEC
into its next phase of growth.
The deal is key to PBEC
's growth as a top renewable energy provider in Arizona and beyond, chief executive, Joel Franklin, said.
These people were all involved in the PECC or PBEC
, and prominent specialists on Pacific co-operation also joined the Committee.
is a regional cooperative organization established in 1968 by business leaders of the Asia-Pacific economies.
Ben Cayetano and corporate chiefs such as Johnson, believe the week-long PBEC
conference can boost Hawaii's economic fortunes and provide opportunities for local firms interested in the Asia Pacific region.
APEC grew out of a set of less glamorous meetings convened by groups like the Pacific Basin Economic Council (PBEC
), which was formed in the late 1960s and which continues to be important for business networking in the region.
* Pacific Basin Economic Council (PBEC
) - US Member Committee: (202)289-1298
Although the proposal was unable to garner wide governmental support, it did assist the Pacific Basin Economic Council (PBEC
), formed in April 1967 from national groups of business managers, and the Pacific Trade and Development Conference (PAFTAD), first convened in Tokyo in January 1968, as an economists' forum.