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Luncheon: Ambassador Kent Brown

Date: October 13, 2021
Time: 11:15 AM – 2:00 PM

Location:
The Vineyards

400 Vineyards Boulevard
Naples, FL 34119


SPEAKER: Ambassador Kent Brown
TOPIC: “Russia reputation in US and elsewhere around the World”

Overview
Evolution of Soviet and Russian approaches to image making; Russian PR platforms; US attitudes towards Russia;  EU differences of opinion on how to deal with Russia;  Russia’s image in the “Near Abroad“

Biography

Ambassador Brown is a Consultant for JT International in Eurasia and Central Europe, focused on government relations, especially with law enforcement agencies and international organizations, to combat the illicit trade in tobacco.

Vice President, Governmental Relations, JT International, Geneva and Moscow. Responsibilities included devising strategies for governmental and public relations.

Director of the Office of Career Development and Assignments, U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC. Responsible for managing an office dedicated to the careers and assignments of U.S. Foreign Service personnel.

U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Georgia.

International Affairs Adviser to NATO’s Supreme Allied Commander, SHAPE, Belgium. Responsibilities included advising NATO military leaders on political and diplomatic aspects of the integrated military command.