BIAC Secretary General Appointed Treasurer of the Global Apprenticeships Network

worker_femaleThe secretary general of the Business and Industry Advisory Committee (BIAC) to the OECD, Bernhard Welschke, was appointed treasurer of the Global Apprenticeships Network (GAN) for a term of two-and-a-half years. The GAN is the global coalition of leading companies committed to tackle youth unemployment and skills mismatch by investing in work-based training.

Welschke, who will guide the GAN Board in the financial administration and budget of the Secretariat, commented: “I am pleased and honored to serve as treasurer of GAN, as we all understand that employment opportunities for the young are key for the success of our economies and the future of our societies.”

Working with Alain Dehaze, CEO of the Adecco Group, as chair, Welschke will oversee the financial administration of a coalition that is extending its presence in several countries, including Turkey, Indonesia, Spain and Argentina and will guide its presence in several more countries over the next few years, leading up to its next stage of success.

Staff Contact:   Alice Slayton Clark

Director, Investment, Trade and China
Tel: 202.682.0051

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