Cornerstone Attends Exclusive Dinner Honoring Xi Jinping, President, People’s Republic of China

September 22, 2015
Cornerstone Attends Dinner Honoring Xi Jinping, President, People’s Republic of China


Cornerstone was in attendance at the Westin Hotel in Seattle, Washington as part of the National Committee on United States – China Relations reception and dinner honoring Xi Jinping on September 22, 2015. Cornerstone representatives had the honor of sitting at the head table alongside: President Xi Jinping, the People’s Republic of China (PRC) dignitaries, United States political leaders, and other top corporate executives during the exclusive event to welcome the Chinese delegation to the United States ahead of His Excellency’s visit to Washington D.C. Xi Jinping’s 40-minute address was accompanied by the following speakers: Henry Kissinger (former Secretary of State), Penny Pritzker (US Secretary of Commerce), Jay Inslee (Governor, State of Washington), and Mark Fields (President & CEO, Ford Motor Company).



Other notable attendees at the head table included:

  • Dennis Muilenburg, President & CEO, The Boeing Company
  • Bill Gates, Co-Chair & Trustee, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Andrew Liveris, President, Chairman & CEO, The Dow Chemical Company
  • Ellen Kullman, Chairman & CEO, DuPont
  • John Bilbray, Chairman & CEO, The Hershey Company
  • Virginia Rometty, Chairman, President & CEO, IBM
  • Satya Nadella, CEO, Microsoft
  • John Chen, CEO, Blackberry Ltd.
  • Howard Schultz, Chairman & CEO, Starbucks Coffee Company
  • Steve Mollenkopf, CEO, Qualcomm
  • Minister Wang Yi, Chinese Minister of Foreign Affairs
  • Hank Paulson, Chairman, Paulson Institute
  • Jerry Brown, Governor, State of California
  • Rick Snyder, Governor, State of Michigan
  • Terry Branstad, Governor, State of Iowa



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