People to watch in international business

People to watch in international business

ROBERT RUBIN Former U.S. Treasury Secretary

When he's not traveling the world for Citigroup or fly casting for bonefish in the Bahamas, Rubin, 62, is working at a new way of promoting freer trade. Sponsored by the Council on Foreign Relations, Rubin and former Reagan chief of staff Ken Duberstein will lead a bipartisan discussion of how to build a centrist agenda for expanding global trade--and how market-opening treaties might accommodate or neutralize conflicting interest groups.

MAKIKO TANAKA Member of the Diet

Tanaka, 57, doesn't want to be Japan's ninth Prime Minister in 10 years. Necessarily. The daughter of legendary '70s...

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