For Immediate Release - February 09, 2016

Secretary Ash Welcomes New Executive Director of the Massachusetts Office of International Trade and Investment

Mark F. Sullivan hired will promote international business development

Boston, February 8, 2016 – Today, the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development is pleased to welcome Mark F. Sullivan as the Executive Director of the Massachusetts Office of International Trade and Investment (MOITI).

“Mark brings a wealth of international business experience to this role,” said Housing and Economic Development Secretary Jay Ash. “We look forward to his contributions, as we strengthen our international office in their work with the global business community.”

“Growing the Commonwealth’s economy requires strong partnerships with international companies” said Nam Pham, Assistant Secretary for Business Development. “Mark’s leadership will enhance MOITI’s ability to attract investment from the international business community, and open overseas markets for Massachusetts companies.”

“The Commonwealth is home to a growing number of international companies,” said Mark Sullivan. “I look forward to serving the people of Massachusetts, as MOITI works to unlock new opportunities for trade and growth.”

About Mark F. Sullivan:
Mark has extensive international business experience, having lived and worked in Romania, Italy and Argentina. Most recently, Mark was the managing director of Verizon’s European office in Milan, Italy. In addition to his international business experience, Mark has a proven track record in providing operational and business development leadership. He is a resident of Walpole, and speaks Spanish.