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May 14, 2020

Suzanne Basalla Named President and Chief Executive Officer of USJC

LOS ALTOS, Calif. - TRI congratulates our Chief of Staff Suzanne Basalla on her appointment to become President & Chief Executive Officer of the U.S.-Japan Council (USJC), based in Washington, D.C.

Basalla was among TRI’s first executive hires in 2017. During her TRI tenure, she leveraged her deep experience connecting businesses between the United States and Japan to great advantage for TRI’s leadership team working with Toyota.  She has also been a key champion of diversity and inclusion, and leadership development, leading several important initiatives inside the organization. 

“Suzanne has been a huge asset to TRI, and she will be a tremendous leader for this impactful organization,” said TRI CEO Gill Pratt.  “She will be greatly missed, and we look forward to continued engagement in her new position.”

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