The Asia/Pacific-U.S. Foundation Appoints New Vice Chair

Vice Chair Malcolm A. Teasdale aims to make Tampa Bay a leader in international commerce.

Tampa, FL, April 21, 2007 --( The Asia/Pacific-U.S. Foundation, Inc., a 10-year-old, non-profit organization focused on elevating relations between Asia and the United States, recently announced the appointment of CEO Malcolm A. Teasdale as the organization’s Vice Chair.

“Malcolm is the right executive at the right time to assist us with taking the Asia/Pacific-U.S. Foundation to the next level. His innovative style is second to none in the Tampa Bay area,” said Chair Kimi Springsteen. She is elated about all the great opportunities Teasdale’s presence will bring the foundation.

“We not only talk about bridging the bay locally but we need to bridge nations,” said Teasdale, on his newly created position. “My goal is to make Tampa Bay a leader in international commerce.”

Teasdale is a strong advocate of embracing cultural differences. His ideology is highlighted through his involvement in many cultural development programs, such as the upcoming AsiaFest 2007 and the upcoming Diversity in Business Summit, 2008.

About Asia/Pacific-U.S. Foundation, Inc.
Asia/Pacific-U.S. Foundation, Inc. fosters the development of ties between the Asia/Pacific region and the United States by providing an ongoing non-profit forum for economic and cultural education, trade and investment promotion, and governmental cooperative and incentive efforts.

About Malcolm A. Teasdale
Malcolm A. Teasdale is the “Big Idea Catalyst” and creative mind behind Teasdale Worldwide, a strategic marketing firm that specializes in creating edgy, effectual messaging for its clients through its Marketing of Distinction™. He loves being a coach and mentor that adeptly blends the ‘left-brain’ side of business with creative ‘right-brain’ thinking. His new Malcolm Out Loud Productions stages world-class, cutting-edge marketing events. His first book, Your Opinion Really Doesn't Matter (Your Customer's Does) will be out in late 2007.

Contact information:
Kathi Kasel, Executive Administrator
Teasdale Worldwide

Teasdale Worldwide
Kathi Kasel