GA Association of Manufacturers Names Lloyd Avram President

Atlanta, GA, April 29, 2022-The Georgia Association of Manufacturers (GAM) and The Manufacturers Education Foundation (MEF) announced that Lloyd Avram will be elected president of both organizations, effective July 1.  

Avram will succeed Roy Bowen, who will assume the position of president emeritus of GAM and MEF on July 1, following 38 years of association leadership. 

Avram joins GAM from Chevron. During his 13 years with Chevron, Avram oversaw global media relations for the company and then served as national manager, state government affairs. In this latter role, he held responsibility for leading a team that engaged with state elected officials across the country on energy policy and legislative issues. He also served as an executive member of Chevron’s government affairs leadership team and oversaw the company’s political action committee and political policies. Avram represented Chevron on the State Relations Committee of the industry’s major trade group, the American Petroleum Institute, where he helped lead the transformation of state-level, industry association advocacy. 

Prior to Chevron, Avram held senior management positions in corporate and executive communications with Atlanta-based power company Mirant, and satellite communications manufacturer, DataPath. He held similar positions with global telecommunications manufacturer, Nortel Networks, and two provincial governments in Canada.