Natalie Dale, Director
Shawna Mercer, Sr. Communications Specialist
GA Senate Press Office
ATLANTA (February 8, 2012) – Sen. John Albers (R-Roswell) was recently elected to the Board of Directors of the World Chamber of Commerce.
“It is a great honor to be elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the World Chamber of Commerce,” said Sen. Albers. “In my capacity as a state senator, I believe it is my duty to increase Georgia ’s visibility in the global marketplace and engage nations from around the world to choose Georgia as their next home to do business. I look forward to working with members of the chamber in our efforts to foster strong relations among the international business community.”
The World Chamber of Commerce (WCC) nominating committee held elections to name their new chairman, president and board of directors at the Annual Membership Meeting and Awards Dinner at the Woodruff Arts Center in Atlanta , GA on Thursday February 2, 2012.
As vice chairman of the Senate Finance and Science and Technology Committees, and as an active member of the Senate Economic Development Committee, Sen. Albers has gained extensive experience developing partnerships and working with the international business community.
“On behalf of the World Chamber of Commerce, I look forward to Sen. Albers joining our Board of Directors,” said Solange Warner, founder of the World Chamber of Commerce. “I expect that Senator Albers will contribute his leadership experience to assisting the World Chamber of Commerce in meeting its goal of promoting international commerce and global economic activity.”
The World Chamber of Commerce is a public charity and nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering international business, cultural and social exchange in the international arena. As part of its functions, the chamber organizes and supports events promoting international business, educational, cultural and humanitarian goals.