Mar 22, 2023

AmCham’s Transatlantic Summit Draws Top Executives

On March 21, business leaders gathered at ISS’s Danish headquarters for AmCham’s annual Transatlantic Summit, which featured a range of speakers discussing the current state of the transatlantic economic relationship.

To kick off the program, U.S. Ambassador, Alan Leventhal shared his thoughts on transatlantic relations – and how the war in Ukraine has strengthened the bond between Europe and the U.S.

Summit keynote speaker, Jacob Aarup-Andersen, ISS Group CEO, then shared his thoughts on emerging opportunities and challenges in doing business in the U.S. He remarked that U.S. is a very important growth market for ISS, however, the current shortage of labor in North American market is a huge challenge.

Lastly, Helge Pedersen, Group Chief Economist, Nordea Bank gave a global economic outlook from a political perspective, sharing observations on inflation and the new world order emerging on the back of the pandemic and war in Europe.

New Report
During the summit, AmCham’s Stephen Brugger presented highlights from The Transatlantic Economy 2023 report, which was commissioned by AmCham EU and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce – and sponsored in part by AmCham Denmark.

The new report concludes that The $7.1 trillion transatlantic economy is proving to be remarkably resilient in the face of global economic and strategic disruption. Brugger remarked, “The facts are clear:  No other two regions in the world are as deeply integrated as the U.S. and Europe.”

>>Read about The Transatlantic Economy 2023