The ICC Chair, his immediate predecessor and the Vice-Chairs form the Chairmanship, all serving two-year terms.
The Secretary General heads the International Secretariat in Paris to carry out ICC’s work programme.
Paul Polman was elected Chair of ICC on 21 June 2018. Mr Polman has been CEO of Unilever since January 2009. Mr Polman has played a significant role first in developing the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and now in promoting action towards their delivery as a member of the SDG Advocacy Group. He is a member of the International Business Council of the World Economic Forum, a member of the B Team and sits on the Board of the UN Global Compact as Vice Chair, and the Consumer Goods Forum, where he co-chairs the Sustainability Committee. He has also been Chair of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development.