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HOTEL DE BILDERBERG
29-31 May 1954
PRESIDENT: His Royal Highness, The Prince of The Netherlands.
VICE-PRESIDENTS: John S. Coleman and Paul van Zeeland
SECRETARY GENERAL: J. H. Retinger
George W. Ball U.S.A. Lawyer
George Barry Bingham U.S.A. Newspaper publisher, Chief of Mission to France, Economic Cooperation Administration, 1949-1950
The Rt. Hon. H. T. N. Gaitskell U.K. Member of Parliament, Former Chancellor of the Exchequer
Alcide de Gasperi Italy Member of Parliament, former Prime Minister
H. M. Hirschfeld Netherlands Former High Commision of the Nethelrands' Government in Indonesia.
Director of Companies.
Guy Mollet France Member of Parliament. Former Deputy Prime Minister.Secretary General of the Socialist Party
Paul H. Nitze U.S.A. President, Foreign Service Educational Foundation.
Director, Policy Planning Staff, Dept. of State, 1950-1953.
Etienne de la Vallee Poussin Belgium Senator
David Rockefeller U.S.A. Banker. Senior Vice-President, The Chase National Bank.
J.D. Zellerbach U.S.A. Industrialist. Member of U.S. Delegation, General Assembly of United Nations, 1953.
Chief, ECA Special Mission to Italy, 1948-1950.
|Robert Andre||France||President of the “Syndicat de Petrole”.|
|The Rt. Hon. Ralph Assheton||U.K.||Member of Parliament, former Parliamentary Secretary to Ministry of Supply,
Former Financial Secretary to the Treasury.
|G. De Beaumont||France||Member of Parliament|
|Pierre Bonvoisin||Belgium||Banker, President of the “Banque de la Societe Generale de Belgique”.|
|Sir Robert Boothy||U.K.||Member of Parliament.|
|Max Brauer||Germany||Former Mayor and President of the Land of Hamburg|
|Walker L. Cisler||U.S.A.||Public Utility Executive. President, The Detroit Edison Co.
Consultant to Atomic Energy Commission and Mutual Security Agency
|The Rt. Hon. Clement Davies||U.K.||U.K. Member of Parliament. Former Minister.
Chairman of Parliamentary Liberal Party
|R. Duchet||France||Member of Parliament, former Minister.
Secretary General, Independents and Peasants Party.
|M. Faure||France||Member of Parliament.|
|John H. Ferguson||U.S.A.||Lawyer. Vice-President and Executive Director, Cttee. for a National Trade Policy.
Deputy Director, Policy Planning Staff, Dept. of State, 1951-1953
|John Foster||U.K.||Member of Parliament.
Parliamentary Undersecretary of State for Commonwealth Relations.
|The Rt. Hon. Sir Oliver Franks||U.K.||Former Ambassador in Washington. Chairman Lloyd's Bank.|
|Gerhard P. Th. Geyer||Germany||Industrialist. Director General "Esso".|
|Sir Colin Gubbins||U.K.||Major General retd. Formerly in charge of SOE.|
|Denis Healey||U.K.||Member of Parliament,
Former Secretary of the International Cttee. of the Labour Party.
|H. J. Heinz||U.S.A.||President, H.J. Heinz Co.|
|C. D. Jackson||U.S.A.||Publisher. Formerly Special Assistant to President Eisenhower 1953-1954|
|Nelson Dean Jay||U.S.A.||Banker. Director, J. P. Morgan & Co. Inc. New York.|
|P. Kanellopoulos||Greece||Member of Parliament. Minister of National Defense.|
|V. J. Koningsberger||Netherlands||Professor State University Utrecht.|
|Ole Bjorn Kraft||Denmark||Member of Parliament. Former Foreign Minister.|
|P. M. A. Leverkuehn||Germany||Member of Parliament. Lawyer|
|Giovanni F. Malagodi||Italy||Member of Parliament.|
|Finn Moe||Norway||Member of Parliament.
Chairman, Parliamentary Foreign Affairs Cttee. Vice-President, Council of Europe
|Hyde H. Montgomery||U.K.||Member of Parliament.|
|Roger Motz||Belgium||Senator. Chairman of the Liberal International.
Former Chairman of the Liberal Party.
|George C. McGhee||U.S.A.||Industrialist
Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern & South African Affairs, 1949-1952.
U.S. Ambassador and Chief, AMerican Mission for Aid to Turkey, 1951-1953.
Consultant to Department of State and Ecnomic Cooperation Administration, 1948.
Trustee U.S. Council of International Chamber of Commerce.
|H. Oosterhuis||Netherlands||Member of Parliament. President of the Netherlands Federation of Trade Unions.|
|Cola G. Parker||U.S.A.||Industrialist.
Member of Commission on Foreign Economic Policy (Rendall Commission).
|George W. Perkins||U.S.A.||Industrialist. Assistant Secr. of State for European Affairs, 1949-1953.|
|Sir Harry Pilkington||U.K.||President, Federation of British Industries.|
|Antoine Pinay||France||Member of Parliament. Former Prime Minister.|
|P. Pipinelis||Greece||Former Foreign Minister. Former Ambassador to U.S.S.R.|
|Alberto Pirelli||Italy||Industrialist. Minister of State.|
|P. Quaroni||Italy||Ambassador to France. Former Ambassador to the U.S.S.R.|
|Ludwig Rosenberg||Germany||Chief of Department of Foreign Affairs of the Trade Unions.|
|Paolo Rossi||Italy||Member of Parliament.|
|Denis de Rougemont||Switzerland||Author. Director European Cultural Center|
|Paul Rijkens||U.S.A.||Industrialist. Chairman of Unilever N.V.|
|Ernst Georg Schneider||U.S.A.||Industrialist. President, Chamber of Commerce of Dusseldorf|
|Joseph P., Jr. Spang||U.S.A.||Industrialist. President, The Gillette Co.|
|M. P. L. Steenberghe||Netherlands||Former Minister of Economic Affairs of the Netherlands.
Director of Companies.
|H. P. Teitgen||France||Vice-President of the Council of Ministers.|
|Terkel M. Terkelsen||Denmark||Chief Editor, Berlingske Tidende.|
|Herbert L. G. Tingsten||Sweden||Chief Editor, Dagens Nyheter.|
|H. Troeger||Germany||Minister of Finance of Hesse.|
|Vittorio Valletta||Italy||Industrialist. President of FIAT.|
|Andre Voisin||France||President, "La Federation".|
|H. F. van Walsem||Netherlands||Industrialist. Member of the Board of Philips Industries Eindhoven.|
|Jean Willems||Belgium||“Fondation Universitaire”|
|Thomas Williamson||U.K.||General Secretary, National Union of General and Municipal Workers.|
|In an advisory capacity:|
B. H. M. Vlekke
|Netherlands||Secretary General of the Netherlands’ Society of International Affairs.|
Director: W. Veenstra
Secretaries: E. G. Focke
G. E. Overweg
All meetings will be held at Hotel “De Bilderberg”.
Telephone: Oosterbeek 2887.
Accomodation has been reserved at Hotel “De Bilderberg” as well as at two other hotels in the area vicinity viz. Hotel “Wolfheeze” and Hotel “’s Koonings Jaght”.
Participants will have breakfast in the hotel where they are staying. Lunches and dinners will be served at Hotel “De Bilderberg”. Hotel accomodation, meals as well as transport by car from the point of arrival in Holland to the Conference and back, will be provided. Any extras will, however, be charged to the participants of the conference.
At “De Bilderberg” secretaries will be made available to the participants on request to the Secretariat.
Saturday, 29th May 10 h. – 13 h.
15 h. – 18 h.
Sunday, 30th May 11 h. – 13 h.
15 h. – 18 h.
Monday, 31st May 10 h. – 13 h.
14.30 h. – 18 h.
For reasons of convenience only the English and French languages will be used. The conference room will be equipped for simultaneous interpretation into English and French.
(including accomodation and currency exchange)
A small travel bureau with all exchange facilities will be established at Hotel “De Bilderberg.” This bureau will be in charge of Miss M. Tuinman.
May 29-31, 1954 – Bilderberg Hotel, Oosterbeek, The Netherlands
I. The attitude towards communism and the Soviet Union.
II. The attitude towards dependent areas and people overseas.
III. The attitude towards economic policies and problems.
IV. The attitude towards European integration and the European Defense Community.