The Business, Banking and High Finance Elite
The annual conference of the Bilderberg Group is packed with high level representatives from some of the largest corporations in the world. Among the many business heavyweights at the 2017 conference in Chantilly were the Chairman of Bayer, the CEO of Ryanair, the Chairman of AT&T, the President of Turner International, the CEO of Airbus, and the Chairman of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles.
Also present were the heads of some gigantic industrial conglomerates and billion-dollar holding companies with extensive industrial interests. Sprawling transnational entities such as KBC Group, Investor AB and Koç Holding.
Over the decades, the corporations and banks that have had a particularly strong presence at Bilderberg in recent years include: Goldman Sachs, BP, Shell, Lazard, HSBC and Dow Chemicals.
If you look at the current steering committee of the Bilderberg group, you can see that some of the world’s largest companies are represented by senior corporate officials. Just a few examples:
Airbus — CEO, Thomas Enders
Titan Cement Co. — CEO, Dimitri Papalexopoulos
Saab — Chairman, Marcus Wallenberg
Daimler — Supervisory Board, Paul Achleitner