ICC Elects New Chairman

Gerard Worms
Gerard Worms

The International Chamber of Commerce, USCIB’s affiliate, announced that Gerard Worms, vice chairman of Rothschild Europe and chairman of ICC France, has been named chairman of ICC, succeeding Rajat Gupta, who has requested that his membership on ICC’s Executive Board be suspended.

Having chaired ICC France for the past three years, Mr. Worms brings strong business credentials and excellent contacts with major governments, including in his home country, which will host this year’s G20 Summit.  He is former chairman and CEO of Suez Group, and a commander of the French Legion of Honor.  Mr. Worms has also served as chairman of Banque Indosuez and the insurance group Victoire.

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Kira Yevtukhova manages USCIB’s print and online publications, including the website, e-newsletter and quarterly magazine, and serves as the organization’s digital media strategist. Prior to this role, Kira worked for over five years within USCIB’s Policy Department, focusing on climate change, environment, nutrition, health, and chemicals related policy issues. She is a graduate of Mount Holyoke College and is currently pursuing an MBA at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business.
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