WISTA Presidents Creates Change

Press Release
Thursday, October 11, 2012

The Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) meeting of the National WISTA Association Presidents held in Paris on October 3rd provided an opportunity to examine the goals of the Association, and add to its leadership.

Chaired by WISTA President Karin Orsel, the all day event featured leadership roundtable discussions resulting in agreements to amend the articles of association, examine the organizations objectives and mission statement, and to research the issue of human trafficking.

This was also the forum for electing new Executive Committee members:  Jasamin Fichte, Managing Partner of Fichte & Co and President of WISTA UAE; Katerina Stathopoulou, VP, Senior Manager of Investments & Finance Ltd. from WISTA Hellas; and Rachel Lawton, Audit Director of Mazars and member of WISTA UK.  Ms. Lawton will also serve as the Association’s Treasurer.

It was further voted that next year’s WISTA Conference will be held in Montreal, Canada with Cyprus hosting in 2014.

“I am pleased by the level of thoughtful participation which occurred at this meeting, and look forward to seeing these initiatives come to fruition.” stated WISTA President Karin Orsel.

 

  • Katerina Stathopoulou

    Katerina Stathopoulou

  • Rachel Lawton

    Rachel Lawton

  • Jasamin Fichte

    Jasamin Fichte

  • Katerina Stathopoulou
  • Rachel Lawton
  • Jasamin Fichte
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