U.S. Chamber Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center Announces DSM’s Welsh as Advisory Board Chair

May 1, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Chamber Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center today announced that Hugh Welsh, president and general counsel of DSM North America, will serve as chair of its advisory board for the coming year.

“It’s an honor to have a leader like Hugh serve as the chair of our advisory board,” said Marc DeCourcey, senior vice president of the U.S. Chamber Foundation. “We are confident that his vision for the future of business and his dedication to solving the world’s most complex challenges through private sector innovation will help propel the Corporate Citizenship Center to even greater success.”  

Royal DSM is a global science-based company active in health, nutrition, and materials. By connecting its unique competences in life sciences and materials sciences, DSM is driving economic prosperity, environmental progress, and social advances to create sustainable value for all stakeholders.

“The Corporate Citizenship Center helps the business community make a greater impact,” said Welsh. “I’m thrilled to lead the Corporate Citizenship Center’s Advisory Board and help drive their mission to help advance the positive social, economic, and environmental impact of business.”

Additionally, four new representatives from the private sector and chambers of commerce joined the Corporate Citizenship Center Advisory Board. Learn more about their appointments here.

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center is a leading resource for businesses dedicated to making a difference. For more than 15 years, our programs, events, research, and relationships with key NGO and governments have helped businesses make the world a better place.

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation is dedicated to strengthening America’s long-term competitiveness. We educate the public on the conditions necessary for business and communities to thrive, how business positively impacts communities, and emerging issues and creative solutions that will shape the future.