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WITSA Elects New Leadership for the 2018-20 Term
Fairfax, Virginia: At its General Assembly and Board of Directors meetings on October 4, 2018 the World Information Technology and services Alliance (WITSA) voted on a new slate of leaders for the 2018-20 term.
Ms. Yvonne Chiu, Chairman of the Information Service Industry Association of Taiwan (CISA) was -re-elected WITSA Chairman; the first woman to serve as leader of the global industry group. Mr. Yannis Sirros, General Manager of the Federation of Hellenic Information Technology & Communications Enterprises (SEPE), was elected Deputy Chairman.
Eng. Tarek A. Monem Taha of the Egyptian Information Technology, Electronics and Software Alliance (EITESAL) was re-elected Treasurer of the organization for the new two-year term.
A total of 21 new Directors were elected by members at the General Assembly.
“On behalf of the WITSA Secretariat, I wish to congratulate the new Chairman and Board of Directors upon their successful election”, said Secretary General Dr. Jim Poisant. “I look forward to working with the new leadership to take WITSA to the next level”.
A complete list of the newly elected WITSA leadership is provided below:
Mr. Yannis Sirros, General Manager of the Federation of Hellenic Information Technology & Communications Enterprises (SEPE) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Eng. Tarek A. Monem Taha; Egyptian Information Technology, Electronics and Software Alliance (EITESAL) Email: Tarek@projecta-eg.com
Board of Directors
1 Mr. Sean Seah PIKOM, Malaysia
2 Mr. Yannis Sirros SEPE, Greece
3 Mr. Francis Fong HKITF, Hong Kong
4 Ms. Yvonne Chiu CISA, Taiwan
5 Mr. John Kyle BTD, Bermuda
6 Dr. Boris Komrakov InfoPark, Belarus
7 Dr. Raul Colcher ASSESPRO, Brazil
8. Mr. Antonio Cimorra AMETIC, Spain
9. Ms. Martha Dorris PSC, USA
10 Mr. Kazunori HamanoJISA, Japan
11 Mr. Woo Keon ParkFKII, Korea
12 Mr. Anibal H. Carmona CESSI, Argentina
13 Mr. Olutayo AdeniyiITAN, Nigeria
14 Eng. Tarek Abd-elmonem Taha EITESAL, Egypt
15. Mr. Abdullah Kafi BCS, Bangladesh
16. Mr. Santiago Gutierrez CANIETI, Mexico
17. Mr. Shivendra Singh NASSCOM, India
18. Mr. Hemant Kumar Chaursaia CAN, Nepal
19. Mr. Julian David techUK, United Kingdom
20. Dr. Vasile Baltac ATIC, Romania
21. Mr. Aleksandr Yesayan UITE, Armenia
The World Information Technology and Services Alliance (WITSA) is the leading recognized international voice of the global ICT industry, whose members from over 80 countries and economies represent more than 90 percent of the world ICT market. WITSA is dedicated to advocating policies that advance industry growth and development; facilitating international trade and investment in ICT products and services; strengthening WITSA’s national industry associations; and providing members with a broad network of professional contacts.
WITSA hosts the World Congress on Information Technology (WCIT), the premier global industry sponsored ICT conference.
WITSA members are leaders in a globally interconnected marketplace. Because the challenges facing the ICT industry are undisputedly global in nature, WITSA members work together to achieve a shared vision on important issues of common interest. WITSA makes it possible for its members — ranging from Mongolia and Argentina to Kenya and the United States — to identify common issues and priorities, exchange valuable information, and present a united position on industry issues.