Vijey Ananda has been appointed Commercial Director of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Academy – ICC’s ground-breaking education initiative. His role will focus on the development of the Academy’s commercial functions – identifying new opportunities for growth through strategic planning and developing a vibrant commercial plan, as well as working to distribute ICC Academy services around the world by implementing new sales and marketing programmes.
With over 17 years of experience across the corporate banking industry – where he held positions at Standard Chartered Bank, Bank of America and HSBC -Mr Ananda has a strong and diverse background perfectly suited to the ICC Academy’s broadening areas of operation. Outside banking, Mr Ananda worked with Singapore Airline’s International Relations division and with ADP (Automatic Data Processing) where he successfully developed their global payroll outsourcing business within the Asia financial services industry.
The ICC Academy enables the world business organization to share its vast wealth of knowledge with members and customers in a way that is both convenient and effective.
“The ICC Academy enables the world business organization to share its vast wealth of knowledge with members and customers in a way that is both convenient and effective,” said Mr Ananda. “It has the potential to create a new era in professional education and I am thrilled to become a part of its development.”
The ICC Academy is a professional education initiative that utilizes digital learning platforms to provide the highest quality business education to anyone, anywhere in the world. ICC Academy courses are developed and moderated by ICC’s unrivalled roster of senior business leaders and experts. Not only is the Academy convenient for those with busy schedules, it also allows students in remote regions to have equal access to world-class professional education. What is more, upon completion of courses, students receive globally-recognized certification of their professional skills.
“Vijey will play a vital role in the development of the ICC Academy,” said Thierry Senechal, Senior Director for the ICC Academy. “The successful launch of the Academy last year makes it crucial to have someone with his background and well-accomplished experience to lead its growth as we expand our course catalogue and venture into new areas of study.”
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