On Wednesday, November 21, 2019, U.S.-Ukraine Business Council (USUBC) hosted a roundtable with His Excellency Ambassador William B. Taylor, Chargé d’Affaires. 

Ambassador William B. Taylor has a wealth of diplomatic experience which he brings to the U.S. Embassy during this very important time in U.S.-Ukraine relations.  The U.S.-Ukraine Business Council (USUBC) has worked closely with Ambassador Taylor for many years. He served as a Senior Advisor to USUBC for ten years from 2009 to 2019. ​







In the picture left to right: Ilona Strom, U.S. Embassy, Douglas O'Neill, U.S. Embassy; Ambassador William B. Taylor, Irina Paliashvili, RULG-Ukrainian Legal Group; Morgan Williams, USUBC; Peter Teluk, Trident Eagle; Marcin Swiencicki, Business Ombudsman; Gregory Fishman, Deloitte.

During the roundtable, participants talked about business and investment climate in Ukraine, priority reforms, U.S. – Ukraine relations, IMF cooperation and NBU. Morgan Williams, USUBC, President moderated the panel.  

“NBU independence is very important, one of the key benchmarks for the IMF program is independence of NBU, I talked about it to Governor, Deputy Governor and the stuff a couple of days ago. The United States remains deeply committed to the success of a stable, prosperous, democratic and free Ukraine, and we continue to stand in support of Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity.” – said Ambassador William B. Taylor.











In the picture left to right: Ambassador William B. Taylor;  Morgan Williams, President,​USUBC.  

During the event, Morgan Williams, President, U.S.-Ukraine Business Council (USUBC) and Ambassador William B. Taylor presented Distinguished Service Award to Leonid Kozachenko, President, Ukrainian Agrarian Confederation.








In the picture left to right: Ambassador William B. Taylor;  Morgan Williams, USUBC; Leonid Kozachenko, Ukrainian Agrarian Confederation. 

The event was attended by USUBC members and friends from Asters, B.C. Toms, Bleyzer Foundation, Cub Energy, Dolya, Energy Resources of Ukraine, GE, IBM, Kyiv-Atlantic Group, KyivPost, Motorola Solutions, Cargill, PBN Hill+Knowlton Strategies, Philip Morris, Progress Tech, RULG-Ukrainian Legal Group, SigmaBleyzer, Shell, Ukraine Business News, USAID Financial Sector Transformation Project/DAI, U.S. Embassy, US-Ukraine Business Council, Amsted Rail,  Bueling Inc., Citi, CMS Cameron McKenna, CNH Industrial, CRDF Global, Delta Airlines, Deloitte, Depsol Technologies, Dragon Capital, DTEK, System Capital Management (SCM), EOSDA, EY, MIM-Kyiv, KPMG, PBN Hill+Knowlton Strategies, Pepsico/Sandora, PwC, Skarb & Statok, SDM Partners, Sector X Acceleration Platform, SkyUP Airlines, TASKO Corporation, Trans-VISMOS/ Adverio RNK, Trident Eagle, Ukrainian Agrarian Confederation, US-Ukraine Foundation, Intermarium and others.











In the picture left to right: Andrew Bain, Atlantic Group; Jock Mendoza-Wilson, System Capital Management (SCM); Robert Grant; Kateryna Yushchenko, Intermarium; Sonya Soutus, Intermarium; Myron Wasylyk, PBN Hill+Knowlton Strategies.