WASHINGTON — President Bush plans to appoint executives of three apparel companies to serve two-year terms on the Advisory Committee for Trade Policy, which provides the office of the U.S. Trade Representative with policy advice on objectives and bargaining positions before entering into trade negotiations. Edward Emma, president and chief executive officer of Jockey International; Grace Nichols, president and ceo of Victoria’s Secret Stores, and Walter Bernard Duffy Hickey Jr., chairman of Hickey Freeman Co., are among the 32 people Bush plans to appoint to the committee. Margaret Cushing Williams, president and ceo of eBay Inc., is also on the list. The ACTP consists of members of non-federal governments and labor, industry, agriculture, small business, service industries, retailer and consumer interests.
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