Francis Peters

Francis Chip Peters

Principal Commercial Officer at Trade Information Center

Location:
1300 Pennsylvania Ave, Ronald Reagan Center, Suite 800M - Mezzanine Level - Atrium North, Washington, D.C., District of Columbia, United States
HQ Phone:
(202) 482-0543

General Information

Experience

Senior Commercial Officer  - Export.gov

Office  - U.S. Commercial Service

U.S. Peace Corps

Education

B.A. cum laude  - International Relations , Union College

M.B.A.  - International Business , Chulalongkorn University

Affiliations

Board of Governors Member  - NASBITE International

Recent News  

Francis “Chip” Peters is the Commercial Counselor for the U.S. Commercial Service at the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi, Kenya.
Prior to that, he spent a year at the Commercial Service office in Minneapolis; served for three years as the Commercial Attaché at the US Embassy in Bangkok assisting US exporters expand their markets in Thailand, Cambodia, and Laos; and served three years as a Commercial Officer in the U.S. Consulate in Shanghai, China where he led the office’s high-tech and chemical industry teams. For 14 years, Chip worked in the private sector in the telecom and computer industry. He held positions in global marketing, international sales, and product management with Fortune 500 companies AT&T and Dell in the U.S. and Malaysia, as well as with high-tech startups in Austin, Texas and Thailand. For four years, Chip also ran his own consulting business, delivering strategic marketing and communication solutions for client firms.  He has lived and worked Asia for more than ten years. Francis “Chip” Peters is the Commercial Counselor for the U.S. Commercial Service at the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi, Kenya. Francis “Chip” Peters is the Commercial Counselor for the U.S. Commercial Service at the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi, Kenya. Francis Peters Francis "Chip" Peters is the Commercial Counselor for the U.S. Commercial Service at the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi, Kenya. Prior to that, he spent a year at the Commercial Service office in Minneapolis; served for three years as the Commercial Attaché at the US Embassy in Bangkok assisting US exporters expand their markets in Thailand, Cambodia, and Laos; and served three years as a Commercial Officer in the U.S. Consulate in Shanghai, China where he led the office's high-tech and chemical industry teams. For 14 years, Chip worked in the private sector in the telecom and computer industry. He held positions in global marketing, international sales, and product management with Fortune 500 companies AT&T and Dell in the U.S. and Malaysia, as well as with high-tech startups in Austin, Texas and Thailand. For four years, Chip also ran his own consulting business, delivering strategic marketing and communication solutions for client firms. He has lived and worked Asia for more than ten years. Articles Written By Francis Peters Export Basics: How to Prepare for an International Trade Show Francis Peters | August 22, 2016 | Export Marketing, Export Basics Francis Peters | June 21, 2016 | Export Marketing, Export Basics Francis Peters | May 10, 2016 | Export Marketing, Export Basics Francis Peters | March 24, 2013 | Export Marketing, Export Basics Many small and midsize companies in the U.S. deal with overseas clients and vendors every day. Francis Peters

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Contacts:Francis Peters, Minneapolis
Commercial Officer Phone: (612) 348-1638 Francis.Peters@trade.gov

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Mr. Francis "Chip" Peters, the Principal Commercial Officer of U.S. Consulate, Chengdu
Mr. Francis "Chip" Peters is the Principal Commercial Officer at the U.S. Consulate in Chengdu, China and is responsible for counseling U.S. companies entering overseas markets, advocating for U.S. commercial interests, and organizing trade promotion activities in southwest China. He previously served the U.S. Commercial Service in Nairobi, Kenya; Bangkok, Thailand and Shanghai, China.

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