International Chemical Trade Association Elects Board
Following its registration at a Brussels notary in February of this year the International Chemical Trade Association ICTA held its first General Assembly on June 6th in Istanbul, Turkey.
The new and ordinary board was elected and comprises:
- Edgar E. Nordmann, Nordmann Rassmann GmbH - President
- Douglas Brown, NACD - Vice President
- Neville Prior; President of Fecc, Belgium – Treasurer
Furthermore Mathew A. Brainerd, Brainerd Chemical Co., Inc., USA; Thorsten Harke, Vice President VCH, Germany; Alan Looney, IACI, Ireland; Rubens Medrano, Associquim, Brazil; Peter Newport, CBA, UK and Oliver Zimmermann, Ter Hell GmbH, Germany, were also elected.
The new board took up its work immediately and will discuss beside other matters the priorities and topics of ICTA`s work for the next weeks and months. Important objectives for ICTA are to promote ICCTA policies through advocacy plans with national, regional and international organizations, to promote the spirit, principles and voluntary practices of Responsible Care and Responsible Distribution and other equivalent programs worldwide, and to act as interface between the industry, including its Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) and international organizations and stakeholders.
Established on February 1st 2016, ICTA is the International Chemical Trade Association representing the interests of over 1,500 chemical distributors world-wide. ICTA replaces the 1992 founded ICCTA (International Council of Chemical Trade Organizations). Today ICTA Association members have an aggregate direct turnover in excess of EUR 55 billion and employ more than 70,000 employees.
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