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John M. Moore || International Entrepreneur

John MooreDuring his more than forty-five-year business career, John Moore has founded or acquired a diversified portfolio of businesses including steel mills, wood products factories, publishing firms, trading companies, healthcare enterprises and resort and residential properties.

Recognized for his knowledge of emerging markets, he has also advised government, financial and industrial clients on a wide range of projects.

Past Projects

Steel Mills

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Wood Products Factories

Green Tech Panels LLC, Louisiana
Founder and Chairman of a greenfield plant plant producing particleboard and flooring material from recycled wastewood.
Acadia Board Company LLC, Louisiana
Founded and constructed the first environmentally certified plant in the U.S. converting sugarcane “waste” into particleboard.
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Vision Inc., USA, Mexico, Brazil
Co-owner and CFO of the pre-eminent Spanish language news magazine published and distributed throughout Latin America.
Launched Vision Europe in partnership with Libraire Hachette, a major French publishing group.
Published the Kompass Business Directory and four trade publications in Brazil.
Editorial Roble S.A., Mexico
Acquired the largest educational book distributor in Latin America.

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Steel Trader S.A., Togo
Established a floating steel stocking center on a tug/barge which transported construction materials selling directly to customers in various West African ports.
InterMarket Ltd., Egypt
Organized the first US/Egyptian trade fair in Cairo for major American manufacturers of laboratory and scientific equipment and developed counter trade transactions in association with the Swiss Schneider Group.
Multicom Ltd., USA
Negotiated an exclusive distribution agreement with two Soviet trading companies to introduce contemporary Soviet art into the U.S. marketplace. The art works were exhibited and sold by major department stores.
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EuroMedico S.A., France
Co-founded a hospital supply company, which designed and supplied turnkey hospitals and medical clinics in the Middle East.
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Real Estate

Developed a number of luxury residences in Coral Gables, Miami, and Belgravia, London.
  • Real Estate

Sampson Cay, Ltd, The Exumas, Bahamas
The original developer of this 44 acre island featuring a marina, rental villas and a club.

  • Real Estate

The Cotton Bay Club, Eleuthera, Bahamas
Developed a master plan and conceptual design for the redevelopment of the Cotton Bay Club.
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During the course of his career, Mr. Moore has advised government and financial leaders on private sector initiatives in Sub-Saharan Africa and the Maghreb.
Representative Clients:
Southwest Bell Corporation (SBC)
Vulcan Materials Company
Baring Brothers & Company, Ltd.
President of the African Development Bank.
The United States House Foreign Affairs Sub-Committee on International Economic Policy and Trade.
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Representative media

John Moore has been recognized by the media – TV, radio and print – both as a subject matter expert as well as being profiled in a variety of international business feature articles including:
Success Magazine
Time Magazine
The BBC Money Program
Voice of America
Associated Press
International Herald Tribune
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Memberships and Affiliations

The Council on Foreign Relations
The Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House)
The Royal Geographic Society
The Business Council for International Understanding
World Presidents Organization
Young Presidents Organization
Association for Intelligence Officers
Middle East Association
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The Africa Project Development Facility (World Bank / UNDP)
The African Business Roundtable
The Togo Free Zone
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Awarded the Ordre du Mono by the President of the Republic of Togo
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Representative engagements

A recognized expert in business and privatization in developing countries he has been a keynote speaker at numerous events including:
International Herald Tribune Business Conference
Citibank African Private Banking – Annual Meeting
Business International – Paris Symposium
The Adam Smith Institute Privatization Conference
The European Business Roundtable
The Keidanren (Japan Federation of Economic Organizations)
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Bachelor of Arts (1959) University of Virginia.
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Contact information

Email: jm@jmmoore.net