The International Council for Commercial Arbitration has announced new appointments to its Executive Body and Governing Board, ahead of its meeting in Miami in April 2014.
In this context, ICCA has elected two vice presidents; Ms. Adriana Braghetta, co-head of arbitration at LO Baptista Schmidt Valois Miranda Ferreira Agel in São Paulo and Dr. Mohamed Abdel Raouf, Director of CRCICA.
Both vice-presidents were selected from ICCA’s 40-strong Governing Board, on which they have served since 2012. They replace departing vice presidents Teresa Cheng SC, the chair of the HKIAC, and Russian law professor Alexander Komarov.
Ms. Lise Bosman Executive Director of ICCA and senior legal counsel at the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague, believes Ms. Braghetta and Dr. Abdel Raouf can bring “fresh perspectives and regional diversity to ICCA’s office-holders”GAR citation.
5 new members including two corporate counsels have also been elected to the ICCA Governing Board. All new members of the Executive Body and the Governing Board will formally take their posts on 6 April at the ICCA Congress in Miami, where the current president, Jan Paulsson, will hand over the reins to the president-elect, Dutch arbitrator Albert Jan van den Berg.