Swedish industry minister Maud Olofsson advises Hillary Clinton


Sunday, 21 August 2011
The outgoing leader of Swedish Centre Party, Maud Olofsson is reported to become advisor to a new group of experts from the U.S. Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton.

The outgoing party leader is said to have been asked by Hillary Clinton to be part of a team of experts, to strengthen women's economic status, writes Swedish newspaper Svenska Dagbladet.


“The group will give the U.S. State Department advice on a range of important issues and challenges. The focus is to strengthen women's position in the global economy,” Hillary Clinton is quoted to have written in a letter to Maud Olofsson.

“I am very happy and flattered. This is recognition, not only to me as a person but to Sweden,” said Maud Olofsson told the newspaper.

The Group of Experts, International Council on Women's Business Leadership, which includes among others, lawyer Cherie Blair, the former British Prime Minister Tony Blair's wife, and Indra Nooyi, CEO of Pepsi make up the dream teams.
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