WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading Authorities speakers bureau is pleased to announce exclusive representation of General James Cartwright, the former vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the former commander of U.S. Strategic Command. This addition is the latest in Leading Authorities' continuous effort to ensure that clients have access to the best speakers in the business.
"We are very honored to represent one of our nation's most respected servicemen. Our clients want to hear from people with real world experience. General Cartwright will be able to offer audiences unique insights on technology, innovation, geopolitics and the forces shaping our world, and field-tested leadership and teamwork techniques," said Mark French, president of Leading Authorities, Inc.
General James E. "Hoss" Cartwright is a retired United States Marine Corps four-star general who served as the eighth vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. He previously served as the commander, U.S. Strategic Command from 2004–2007. He retired from the Marine Corps after more than 40 years of service. Senator John Warner of Virginia, the senior Republican on the Senate Armed Services Committee, stated, "General Cartwright has an extraordinary grasp and understanding of the global posture that America must maintain in this era of new and ever-changing threats."
General James Cartwright joins an exclusive roster that features such prominent military figures as General Stanley McChrystal (former commander of U.S. and international forces in Afghanistan), General James Jones (former supreme allied commander Europe and the former national security advisor), General James Conway (retired four-star general and the 34th commandant of the United States Marine Corps), General Michael Hayden (former director of the CIA and the NSA), and Admiral Tim Keating (first navy officer to head Northern Command and NORAD, former commander, United States Pacific Command).
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