Executive Board

The Executive Board is responsible for developing and implementing ICC's strategy, policy and programme of action and for overseeing the financial affairs of the world business organization. 

In particular, it is responsible for recommending to the ICC World Council the appointment of the ICC Chairmanship and Secretary General as well as approving all policy documents.


    Sunil Bharti Mittal, ICC Vice-Chairman - February 2015

    Sunil Bharti MITTAL

    Chairman, ICC

    Sunil Bharti Mittal became Chairman of ICC on 15 June 2016. Mr Mittal is the Founder and Chairman of Bharti Enterprises, one of India's leading conglomerates with diversified interests in telecom, insurance, real estate, agri and food, besides other ventures. Bharti has joint ventures with several global leaders: Singtel, SoftBank, AXA, and Del Monte, among others. Bharti Airtel, the group's flagship company, is among the world's largest telecommunications companies, offering mobile, fixed broadband and digital TV solutions to over 350 million customers across India, South Asia and Africa. Mr Mittal is a recipient of the Padma Bhushan, one of India's highest civilian honors, awarded to individuals for demonstrating distinguished services of high order.

    John W.H. Denton

    John W.H. DENTON

    First Vice-Chairman

    John Denton became First Vice-Chairman of ICC on 15 June 2016, after serving on the ICC Executive Board. Mr Denton is Chair of the Business Council of Australia's Global Engagement Task Force; Chairman (emeritus) of the Experts Group on Trade and Investment in Indonesia; Board Member of Asialink and Asia Society; and a Founding Member of the Australia-China CEO Roundtable.

    Frederico Fleury Curado

    Frederico FLEURY CURADO

    Vice-Chairman, ICC

    Frederico Fleury Curado became Vice-Chairman of the International Chamber of Commerce on 1 July 2015. Mr Curado has been an executive officer of Embraer S.A. since 1995, and President and Chief Executive Officer since 2007.

    Dennis M. Nally

    Dennis M. NALLY

    Vice-Chairman, ICC

    Dennis M. Nally became Vice-Chairman of the International Chamber of Commerce on 1 July 2015. Mr Nally has been elected to the Morgan Stanley Board of Directors, effective 1 October 2016. He is the former Chairman of PricewaterhouseCoopers International Ltd.

    Harold McGraw III

    Harold MCGRAW III

    Honorary Chairman, ICC

    Harold (Terry) McGraw III became Honorary Chairman of ICC on 15 June 2016, after serving as Chairman since July 2013. Mr McGraw is Chairman Emeritus of S&P Global. He served as non-executive Chairman of McGraw Hill Financial from November 2013 to April 2015, and as Chairman, President and CEO from 1999.

    Elected members

    Esko AHO

    Consultative Partner, Nokia Corporation; Senior Fellow, Harvard University

    Member of the Board, Terveystalo, and Technology Academy of Finland. Member, Club de Madrid, Russian Ventury Company, Skolkovo Foundation Council, InterAction Council, and the Science and Technology in Society Forum.

    Khalifa bin Jassim bin Mohammad AL-THANI

    Chairman of the Board of Directors, Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry

    Board Member, Doha Insurance Company; Chair, ICC Qatar


    Chair of the International Trade and Investment Group, Bennett Jones

    Co-Chair, International Affairs Committee of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce; Member, ICC Trade and Investment Commission, ICC Corporate Responsibility and Anti-Corruption Commission; Member of the Business and Industry Advisory Committee to the OECD.

    Sebastian ESCARRER JAUME

    Board Member, Melia Hotels International

    Chairman, Wharton Executive EMEA Board (University of Pennsylvania); Vice-Chairman, Exceltur

    Daniel FEFFER

    Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Suzano Papel e Celulose S/A; Chairman of ICC Brazil

    President of Instituto Ecofuturo; President of Fundacao Arymax; Member of The World Economic Forum- WEF; Vice President of IEDI -Institute of Research for Industrial Development; Member of Ethos Institute of Social Responsibility; Member of the Council of TNC - The Nature Conservancy.

    Maria Fernanda GARZA

    Executive Vice-President, Mascomex; Co-founder, PIDSA; Chair & CEO, Orestia

    Chair, ICC Mexico; Member, International Affairs Advisory Committee of the Ministry of Labour; Member, National Advisory Committee of ACLAN; Vice-President, Confederation of Employers of the Mexican Republic (Coparmex); Member, Vigilance Committee of INFONAVIT; Member, Corporate Responsibility Network of the Business and Industry Advisory committee to the OECD.

    Robert GUTSCHE

    Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of IFA Rotorion – Holding GmbH

    Chairman of the Board, Foerderkreis Freunde der Komischen Oper Berlin; Deputy Chairman of the Board, Kreuzberger Kinderstiftung; Member of the Board, Board Academy; Member of Board, ICC Germany


    President, The Union of Chambers of Commerce & Industry & Commodity Exchange of Turkey (TOBB)

    Deputy President, Eurochambers; Vice-President of the Islamic Chamber of Commerce and Industry; Chairman, ICC Turkey.

    Frank NING

    Chairman, Sinochem

    Chairman of Mengniu Dairy; Co-Chair of APEC Business Advisory Council; Executive President of the Presidium of China Federation of Industrial Economics; Vice President of China Shippers' Association; Vice President of China National Association of Grain Sector; Vice President of China National Food industry Association.

    Cherie NURSALIM

    Executive Director, GITI Group, Singapore

    Member of Advisory Board, Columbia University, MIT Sloan School of Management, and Yale Center for Environmental Law & Policy


    Former Minister of Trade, Republic Indonesia

    Member of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network; Member for the World Economic Forum (WEF); Member of the Creative Economy Council; Member of the Access to Capital Sub committee, International Council on Women Business.

    Yongmaan (YM) PARK

    Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Doosan Group; Chairman, Korea-Spain Economic Cooperation Committee

    Chairman, Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry; Member, Board of Directors for the Special Olympics.

    Kasemsit PATHOMSAK

    President & Chief Executive, Merchant Partners Securities PLC and Merchant Partners Asset Management Ltd; President, Pathomsak Holdings Ltd; Chairman of Audit and Corporate Governance Board, Christiani & Neilsen (Thai) PLC; Director, UOB Kay Hian Securities (Thailand) PLC; Chairman, ICC Thailand, Director and Deputy Secretary-General, Board of Trade of Thailand; Executive Board member, Young President Organization Thailand Chapter

    President, BT Securities Ltd; Country Director for Investment Banking of CLSA (Thailand); Advisor to Thai Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Commerce.

    Latifur RAHMAN

    Chairman & CEO, Transcom Group; Vice-President, ICC Bangladesh; Chairman, Nestlé Bangladesh

    Director, Linde Bangladesh; President, Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Dhaka; President, Bangladesh Employers’ Federation; Member, Executive Committee of Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce & Industry; Member, Executive Board of Bangladesh Bank.

    Anne Veronique SCHLAEPFER

    Co-Chair of the Arbitration Committee, International Bar Association; Partner, white & Case

    Vice-President, ICC International Court of Arbitration; Member, London Court of International Arbitration.

    Yassin Saeed AL SUROOR

    Chairperson, Arab Economic and Business Group

    Chairman of ICC Saudi Arabia, Chairperson of the Arab Economic and Business Group (A’amal Group); Board Member of Ranhill Arabia Contractors Ltd. Co. (Saudi Arabia), Board Member of the Al Jomaih Energy Ltd Co. (Saudi Arabia); Board Member of the Ranhill Arabia Contractors Ltd. Co. (Saudi Arabia), Board Member of TOTALSOFT Ltd. Co. (Middle East), Board Member of RHR- Hotels and Resorts (Malaysia), Board Member of Heavy Engineering Industries and Ship Building Company (Saudi Arabia)

    Karien VAN GENNIP

    General Manager, Private Banking & Investments, ING, The Netherlands

    Member of the Board, Oscar Carre Fonds; Member of Supervisory Board, Deltares

    Philippe VARIN

    Chairman of the Board of Directors, Areva

    Member, Board of Directors of Saint-Gobain; Chairman, Le Cercle de l'Industrie; Special Representative of the French Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development for ASEAN countries.

    Kok Seng VONG

    Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Macao Chamber of Commerce; Executive Director of ICC Macao

    President, Macau Shipping & Logistics Association; Vice Chairman, Board of Directors, Macau Importers & Exporters Association; President of General Council, Consumers Council.

    Thomas WELLAUER

    Chief Operating Officer, Swiss Re

    Head, Corporate Affairs and a Member of the Executive Committee, Novartis; Member, Supervisory Board of Munich Re; Chief Executive Officer, Financial services division, Credit Suisse; Chief Executive Officer, Winterthur Insurance Group.

    Yanling ZHANG

    Vice-Chair, ICC Commission on Banking

    China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, China Chamber of International Commerce

    Ex officio

    Peter MIHOK

    Chairman, ICC World Chambers Federation

    Paul POLMAN

    Chairman, World Business Council for Sustainable Development

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