FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 02/07/2020 WASHINGTON, D.C. – The James W. Foley Legacy Foundation announced today the addition of Jim O’Brien, former special presidential envoy for hostage affairs, to its board of directors. The WH released the following brief bio: James O’Brien is Vice Chair of the Albright Stonebridge Group. Previously, he served as Special Presidential Envoy for the Balkans during the late 1990s, helping to chart a path out of the military and political strife that divided the region. James O'Brien is Vice Chair of Albright Stonebridge Group (ASG) and leads the firm's Europe practice. Jim O’Brien is vice chair at Albright Stonebridge Group, a global strategy firm. Jim O’Brien is currently Vice Chair of the Albright Stonebridge Group, a global strategy and business advisory firm. O’Brien is vice chair of Albright Stonebridge Group (ASG) and heads the firm’s Eur A founder of the firm, he has worked extensively on issues affecting consumer goods, health, entertainment, environment, media (including free speech), information technology, telecommunications, and finance sectors. James O’Brien is the US’s Special Presidential Envoy for Hostage Affairs and Vice-Chair of the global strategic advisory firm the Albright Stonebridge Group, with special focus on business in transitional states, including Eastern Europe and Central Asia. A founder of the firm, he has worked extensively on issues affecting consumer goods, health, entertainment, environment, media (including free speech), information technology, telecommunications, and finance sectors. James O’Brien is Vice Chair of Albright Stonebridge Group (ASG) and heads the firm’s Europe practice. James O’Brien is Vice Chair of Albright Stonebridge Group (ASG) and leads the firm's Europe practice. A founder of the firm, he has worked on issues affecting consumer goods, health, entertainment, environment, media (including free speech), telecommunications, and finance. A founder of the firm, he has worked extensively on issues affecting consumer goods, health, entertainment, environment, media (including free speech), information technology, telecommunications, and finance sectors. Jim O’Brien. On August 28, President Obama announced the appointment of James O’Brien as Special Presidential Envoy for Hostage Affairs. Jim O’Brien, Vice-Chair, Albright-Stonebridge Group, Special Presidential Envoy for the Balkans in the Clinton Administration; Moderated by Vessela Tcherneva, ECFR Deputy Director and Head of the Sofia Office; 4.00 – 4.30 pm Screening of the … O'Brien spent years negotiating high-profile global accords, and, according to his Albright Stonebridge biography, even helped secure the … “We are pleased to welcome Julia, Nisha, Mark, and Ignacio to ASG,” said Jim O’Brien, Vice Chair, Albright Stonebridge Group. Mr. He said he’s gotten a lot of calls “about how [businesses] can adjust their investments in other countries. Mr. O’Brien joined the Albright … James O’Brien is Vice Chair of Albright Stonebridge Group (ASG) and leads the firm’s Europe practice. Mr. O’Brien is also a member of the management committee of Albright Capital Management LLC, an […] He is on the management committee of Albright Capital Management, an investment advisory firm focused on emerging markets.