Read the full announcement on the Governor’s website here: http://www.governor.ny.gov/press/08242011.
Cuomo announced today that he has launched “New York Open for Business," a coordinated communications and marketing effort that will demonstrate the benefits of doing business in New York State to business leaders across the world. The campaign is a component in the Governor's efforts to drive economic growth and create jobs.
Mower will serve on a committee of prominent CEOs from across the state who have a wide range of business and strategic communications expertise, including Kenneth I. Chenault, chairman and CEO of American Express; Donny Deutsch, chairman of Deutsch Inc.; Shelly Lazarus, chairman of Ogilvy & Mather; Julie A. Shimer, Ph.D., president and CEO of Welch Allyn Inc.; and Robert G. Wilmers, chairman and CEO of M&T Bank Corporation. The committee will lead the campaign, advising on the development and implementation of strategies to promote New York State as a great place to live and work. Committee members will serve as ambassadors to attract investment to the state and will assist in the recruitment of business leaders to help with the campaign.