Spring 2016 Member and Staff News

USCIB Member Inducted in American Advertising Federation Hall of Fame

Congratulations to USCIB Marketing and Advertising Committee Vice Chair Carla Michelotti, who has been elected to the American Advertising Federation’s Advertising Hall of Fame! Carla, who retired recently as Executive Vice President and General Counsel with Leo Burnett, continues to provide leadership to our work via the International Chamber of Commerce to raise standards and promote best practices in advertising self-regulation worldwide.

USCIB CEO Appointed to IOE Management Board

USCIB CEO and President Peter Robinson at a Press Conference during the COP-20 Conference in Lima, Peru.
USCIB CEO and President Peter Robinson at a Press Conference during the COP-20 Conference in Lima, Peru.

USCIB is pleased to announce that President and CEO Peter Robinson was appointed to the International Organization of Employers Management Board and as IOE vice president for North America. Congratulations to Peter also on his recertification in February by the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) as a Certified Association Executive. ASAE represents more than 21,000 association executives and industry partners who manage leading trade associations, individual membership societies and voluntary organizations both in the United States and around the world. The center for association leadership, ASAE believes associations have the power to transform society for the better.

Staff Changes at ICC NYC United Nations Liaison Office

We are pleased to share changes within the ICC United Nations Liaison office, led by Louise Kantrow, ICC’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations.

In February, Tanya Kar joined ICC’s New York-based team as Program Manager for UN Engagement. Tanya comes to ICC with considerable relevant experience, a Masters Degree in International Affairs with a concentration in Economic Development, teaching experience and internships at the World Bank and UNDP. And, she interned for ICC supporting the work in the lead up to the Rio+20 Conference.

Rachel Sander will continue to act as the ICC Program Associate for UN Engagement. Rachel has been working for ICC on a half time basis while studying for a Masters Degree in International Affairs at the New School. Rachel’s expanded responsibilities will include greater emphasis on our communication activities including working with ICC Headquarters on the preparation of a quarterly newsletter highlighting ICC at the UN and the 2030 Agenda.

Staff Contact:   Abby Shapiro

Executive Vice President, Strategy and Business Development
Tel: 212.703.5064

Abby Shapiro is responsible for evaluating and growing new products, services and programs that provide new revenue streams to USCIB, add value to membership and support USCIB’s mission and vision.
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