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									                                   SELIG S. MERBER

Vice President, GE International, Inc. and Counsel, International Trade
         Regulation and Sourcing, General Electric Company

Selig S. Merber is a Vice President of GE International, Inc. and Counsel for International Trade
Regulation and Sourcing for General Electric Company. He is the worldwide functional leader
for customs and for sourcing compliance, including supply-chain security issues and supply-chain
social responsibility. In addition, Mr. Merber chairs the General Electric Legal Division Sourcing
Practice Group.

Early in his career, Mr. Merber held increasingly responsible positions with the Federal Trade
Commission, Bureau of Competition, as Staff Attorney, Assistant to the Director, and Deputy
Assistant Director. In 1985, Mr. Merber became Assistant General Counsel of the U.S.
Department of the Treasury, where he was principal advisor to the Assistant Secretary for
Enforcement and supervised the legal departments of the Customs Service, Secret Service,
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, and the Office of Foreign Assets Control.

Mr. Merber is chairman of the ICC Commission on Customs and Trade Regulation and a past
Chairman of the United State Council for International Business Customs and Trade Facilitation
Committee. In that capacity he has delivered many talks and seminars on trade facilitation, and
has testified before the United States House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means
on customs issues.

Mr. Merber received his B.S. in Physics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. After one year
with Columbia University’s Geophysical Field Station in St. David’s Bermuda, he entered
Georgetown University Law Center, and graduated with a J.D. in 1975.

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