6 February 2018. The International Trade Council (www.tradecouncil.org) today announced the appointment of Andrew Borland as the Council’s new Chairman for the United Kingdom. Ms. Melanie Walker, the Council’s Member Executive Chair, welcomed the appointment and thanked her fellow board members for their support in the extensive search.
Andrew has an active interest in current affairs, and works with various trade bodies and marketing consortia to promote business in his area. He is keen to help the ITC grow in the UK and to promote trade relations to secure continuity and stability with the UK’s trading partners during and after the Brexit negotiations. He is also keen to extend the benefits of trading relations from London to Midlands and Northern counties.
In making the announcement today, Ms. Walker said:
“It is of immense satisfaction, both personally and on behalf of all Council members, that we have been able to attract Mr. Borland to lead in the role of the United Kingdom Chairperson at a time of great challenges seen in the region. I have no doubt that under Andrew’s guidance the Council will expand its local outreach services and increase its contributions to the business community.”
Commenting on the appointment, Andrew said: “I am delighted to have been offered this opportunity to work with the Council and its team. I look forward to incorporating my professional experiences and deploying win-win strategies to benefit UK businesses both within the country and abroad.”
About the International Trade Council
Founded in 1956, the International Trade Council (ITC) is a non-profit organization with more than 29,000 members coming from 1289 industries across 76 countries.
The Council assists members to identify new trade opportunities, generate beneficial mentoring relationships, mediate trade disputes and overcome technical barriers to trade.
The Council works also with corporations, trade agencies and legislators to identify and share best practices and to achieve sustainable improvements in every aspect of domestic and international trade.
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