Kansas Lead International Sales Representative will be the featured speaker at the Marshall County Partnership For Growth annual meeting on February 23. John Watson. Watson is the Director of the Trade Development Division, Kansas Department of Commerce. He is responsible for overseeing the division’s trade team who assist Kansas companies in ex-porting their products and directs the state’s recruitment of international investment. He also coordinates the state’s international offices.
In 34 years of international service with the department, Watson has led missions to China, Japan, Australia, Indonesia, Canada, Mexico, Germany, France, Italy, United Kingdom, Finland, Hong Kong and Taiwan in search of business. He has also played an active role in exchange programs with China, France and Germany.
The meeting will take place at the Marysville Country Club.