President Donald Trump announced on Friday his plans to launch a "Manufacturing Jobs Initiative" as part of his overall job creation agenda. The President will meet with a diverse range of business leaders to gain insights to best promote job growth and "get Americans back to work again," according to a White House release.
The White House named the initial group of business leaders and CEOs assisting with the initiative, including:
Andrew Liveris, The Dow Chemical Company
Bill Brown, Harris Corporation
Michael Dell, Dell Technologies
John Ferriola, Nucor Corporation
Jeff Fettig, Whirlpool Corporation
Mark Fields, Ford Motor Company
Ken Frazier, Merck & Co., Inc.
Alex Gorsky, Johnson & Johnson
Greg Hayes, United Technologies Corp.
Marilynn Hewson, Lockheed Martin Corporation
Jeff Immelt, General Electric
Jim Kamsickas, Dana Inc.
Klaus Kleinfeld, Arconic
Brian Krzanich, Intel Corporation
Rich Kyle, The Timken Company
Thea Lee, AFL-CIO
Mario Longhi, U.S. Steel
Denis Morrison, Campbell Soup Company
Dennis Muilenburg, Boeing
Elon Musk, Tesla
Doug Oberhelman, Caterpillar
Scott Paul, Alliance for American Manufacturing
Kevin Plank, Under Armour
Mike Polk, Newell Brands
Mark Sutton, International Paper
Inge Thulin, 3M
Richard Tumka, AFL-CIO
Wendell Weeks, Corning
CNBC reported the news on Friday morning in a tweet: