Trade & investment

News on governance of the Foundation

  • 1 July 2009

The ICC Research Foundation was established in February 2009, with private funding, to extend the intellectual leadership of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), by commissioning independent research that contributes to public knowledge, education and debate on the benefits of global trade and investment.

The Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of two new members to the Board of Trustees:

They join the existing Trustees:
  • Victor K. Fung is Chairman of the Foundation. He is Chairman of the Li & Fung Group of companies, with major subsidiaries in trading, distribution and retailing. He has written and spoken widely on international trade matters and is a strong advocate of the multilateral trading system. Mr. Fung is Chairman of the International Chamber of Commerce.
  • Rajat Gupta is the Senior Partner Emeritus of McKinsey & Company. He served as the United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Advisor on UN Reform, is an independent Director of Goldman Sachs, Procter & Gamble, AMR Corporation, Qatar Financial Centre, and is the Chairman of the Board of Genpact and New Silk Route Private Equity.
  • Marcus Wallenberg is the Chairman of Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken (SEB), Saab, and Electrolux AB. He is also the Vice-Chairman of L M Ericsson and serves on the boards of AstraZeneca, Stora Enso Oyj, Temasek Holdings, and the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation.

The chairman of the IAC is Peter Sutherland, Chairman of Goldman Sachs International. He is pleased to announce the appointment of two new members of the IAC: