Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 12, 2004
Stonebridge International, a global business strategy firm headed by former U.S. National Security Advisor Samuel R. Berger, today announced that Matthew P. Goodman has joined the company as Vice President, further strengthening the firm's unparalleled Asia team.
"Matthew brings a wealth of experience on Japan, China and international financial issues with public and private sector perspectives that will further enhance our strategic advice to clients," said Berger, Chairman of Stonebridge.
For the past two years, Matthew Goodman served as Director for Asian Economic Affairs at the White House's National Security Council and previously led Goldman Sachs' government affairs operations in Tokyo and London, following a decade with the U.S. Treasury Department.
"Stonebridge is emerging as the preeminent business advisory firm on Asia and beyond. I look forward to helping clients advance their strategic interests around the world," said Goodman.
In the announcement, Stonebridge Vice Chairman H.P. Goldfield, a veteran of the Reagan White House and Commerce Department, commented, "Matthew has provided the Administration with wise counsel for the last two years, in a challenging international economic, political and financial environment. Our clients' business goals in overseas markets will undoubtedly benefit from Matthew's proven expertise."
Fluent in Japanese, Matthew Goodman began his professional career as financial journalist in Tokyo in 1983. He received a Master of Arts degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies and a Bachelor of Science degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science.
ABOUT STONEBRIDGE INTERNATIONAL. Stonebridge International LLC is a Washington-based global business strategy firm, helping U.S. and other multinational companies shape and execute results-oriented strategies to solve problems and seize business opportunities worldwide. Headed by former U.S. National Security Advisor Samuel R. Berger, Stonebridge has assembled leading regional and country experts to create winning business strategies. http://www.stonebridge-international.com
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