Bernard “Ben” Greer, senior international partner at the Atlanta-based law firm Alston & Bird LLP, was elected last week as chairman of the Japan-America Society of Georgia. He replaced John Beane, a partner at Troutman Sanders LLP, in the two-year position.
Other officers elected for two-year terms at the society’s board meeting are H.P. Dykes Jr., partner, Deloitte & Touche LLC, treasurer; and Robert Banta, manager partner and founder, Banta Immigration Law Ltd., secretary.
The board also confirmed as vice chairmen of the following committees Day Lancaster, vice president of international services, Myrick Co., development; Robert Johnson, immigration attorney and shareholder, Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Steward PC, educational projects;
Tom Yamamoto, retired treasurer, Murata Electronics North America Inc., relations between the Japan-America Society and the Japanese Chamber of Commerce of Georgia; and Hideo Ishii, senior vice president, Marsh USA Inc., programs.
Chuck D. Ganz, partner, Sutherland, Asbill & Brennan LLP, is the society’s legal counsel.
For more information, call Clark Wisenbaker, executive director, at (404) 842-1400.