Ambassador Andrew Young Congratulates Barack Obama on Election as 44th President of the United States
WASHINGTON, D.C. November 5, 2008 – Ambassador Andrew Young, Co-Chairman of GoodWorks International, LLC congratulated Senator Barack Obama on his election as the 44th President of the United States.
“I am so pleased and blessed to have witnessed history last evening with the election of Barack Obama as our next President. This monumental victory represents a significant shift in our nation’s politics and priorities. The challenge now for President-Elect Obama is to show that we can integrate democracy and free enterprise in such a way that benefits the rich and work for the poor. Ensuring the success of the poor will help everyone excel; I will provide whatever assistance I can to ensure that our new President is successful in this effort.”
Ambassador Carlton A. Masters, Co-Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of GoodWorks added, “America and the world has witnessed an unimaginable triumph with the election of Barack Obama as President; we now have a rare opportunity to change the world. In particular I want the President-Elect to know that GoodWorks International stands ready to work closely with his Administration in order develop and implement policies to strengthen investment and development in Africa and the Caribbean.”
GoodWorks (www.goodworksintl.com) is an international business advisory firm that provides market access, counsel and strategic services to corporations looking to do business in Africa and the Caribbean. The firm has offices in Atlanta, Washington, New York, Tanzania, Rwanda, Nigeria, Angola, Cote D’Ivoire and Ghana.
Austin R. Cooper, Jr.
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