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Citadel News Service
30 Aug 2006

Leader in business named Grinalds Leader-in-Residence

Frederick H. Dulles of Charleston has been named to a one-year appointment as the General John S. Grinalds Leader-in-Residence at The Citadel for 2006-2007.

The John S. Grinalds Leader-in-Residence is an executive who has had a prominent career as a leader in business, government or non-profit organizations. The Leader-in-Residence is funded by a grant from Brig. Gen. Harvey Schiller, Class of 1960.  The position was created during the 2005‑06 academic year, and Robert E. Freer, Jr., was the first holder of the title.

Dulles teaches courses on Negotiation Strategies to MBA students in The Citadel School of Business Administration.  He will also be a guest speaker in other graduate and undergraduate courses and The Citadel Leadership Forum, and he will act as a mentor to cadets. Dulles has been a Visiting Professor in the Business School since 2003.

Dulles is an international lawyer and Of Counsel to Meridian 361 International Law Group PLLC. He is also works with Prudential Carolina Real Estate as a real estate broker licensed in South Carolina and New York. At the Charleston School of Law, he is an Adjunct Professor where he teaches international law. Since 2001, Dulles has been an Independent Trustee of the Massachusetts Financial Services (MFS) / Sun Life Compass Mutual Funds Group in Boston. He is a Trustee and Secretary of the Free Enterprise Foundation, Inc., a Charleston based academic business institute that inspires and promotes responsible and ethical practices in the global economy.

Dulles graduated from Harvard College in 1964 with an A.B. with honors in Economics. He earned his J.D. and M.B.A. (Finance) degrees from Columbia University in 1968. He served as a U.S. Naval officer for three years. For eight years he worked as an associate attorney with Shearman & Sterlingin New York and Paris. He then spent 12 years with Philip Morris, first in New York and then in Lausanne, Switzerland, where he was the Regional Counsel and Legal Director for Scandinavia, Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Switzerland. Since 1993, he has been in private law practice in Switzerland, Russia, London, New York and Charleston. He has acted as a mediator in business and commercial matters.

Dulles lived and worked 18 years abroad - France, Switzerland and England – and he worked on location in over 30 countries in West, Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. He is fluent in French and has knowledge of Dutch, German and Spanish. Dulles is licensed to practice law in New York and the District of Columbia; he is not admitted in South Carolina. He and his family moved to Charleston in 2003.

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