ICC Announces Ground-Breaking Executive Board Shift

USCIB Chairman Harold McGraw III (center), who also serves as vice chairman of ICC
USCIB Chairman Harold McGraw III (center), who also serves as vice chairman of ICC

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has achieved an objective, securing representation from all five BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) in the election of seven new members to its Executive Board.

Meeting last week at ICC headquarters in Paris, ICC governing bodies approved the seven new members along with renewed terms for four other members.

The new members are: Sebastian Escarrer Jaume, Vice-Chairman, Melia Hotels International (Spain); Joaquim Falcao, Dean of Law School of Fundacao Getulio Vargas (Brazil); Karen van Gennip, General Manager, Private Banking & Investments, ING (Netherlands); Rifat Hisarciklioglu, President, The Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (Turkey); Alexander Izosimov, Director of East Capital A