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University of Nebraska Sculpture Honors Hogan Lovells Senior Advisor Ambassador Clayton Yeutter for his Service as Secretary of Agriculture

17 September 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C., 15 September 2014 – Hogan Lovells proudly announces that the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will honor Hogan Lovells Senior Advisor Ambassador Clayton Yeutter with a life-sized sculpture placed on the University’s East Campus. The statue honors Ambassador Yeutter, a University of Nebraska alumnus, for his lasting national impacts on agriculture and natural resources.

Ambassador Yeutter joined Hogan Lovells in 1993 after serving in key roles in the administration of four U.S. Presidents. As United States Trade Representative, Ambassador Yeutter led the negotiation of the historic U.S.-Canada Free Trade Agreement, the precursor to the North American Free Trade Agreement, helped launch the Uruguay Round of multilateral trade negotiations, and negotiated numerous market access agreements with Europe and Japan. As Secretary of Agriculture for President George H.W. Bush, he helped broker the 1990 Farm Bill laying the groundwork for more market-oriented U.S. agricultural policies.

Ambassador Yeutter was also President and CEO of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and served as Director of one of the world’s largest agriculture technical assistance programs in Colombia, South America. Ambassador Yeutter is a Director of several corporations involved in international commerce or international finance. He received his B.S., J.D., and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Nebraska, all with highest honors.

The statue dedication takes place at University of Nebraska-Lincoln on Saturday, 20 September at 3 pm CDT. For more information on the statue dedication please visit the University of Nebraska website here.

 
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