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EBO WWN Held Annual General Meeting

On 19th June, the European Business Orgnanistion Worldwide Netowork  (EBO WWN) held its annual general meeting in Brussels, Belgium at the premises of DG Growth. During the meeting, the new EBO WWN board was elected.  There were  nine strong candidates coming from 5 continents that ran for the five board positions to be filled. Over 30 EBO WWN members participated in the election process that was carried out by the Returning Office, Ms. Yolande Becker.

Adam Dunnett (EBO China), Almut Roessner ( EBO Vietnam), Renato Pacheco Neto ( EBO Brazil), Freddie Hoeglund (EBO Taiwan), and Ramon Bruessler  (EBO Laos) were elected to the board. As a board they then decided that Renato Pecheco shall continue as Chairman; Adam Dunnett and Freddie Hoeglund shall continue as Vice-Chairs; Ramon Bruessler shall continue as Treasurer, and Almut Roessner shall serve as the new General Secretary.

Before the election took place, the outgoing EBO board delivered reports on meetings of the past year, including:

  1. issuing of position papers on Economic Diplomacy and EBO Statement on Support of EU Business abroad: http://www.ebowwn.com/ebo-publications
  2. higher visibility by means of meetings with VP Mogherini and EU Ambassador Yearly Meeting
  3. organization of Korea Regional Meeting to review FTA implementation challenges and opportunities for EBOs
  4. organization of 17th  Global Meeting in Brussels with interaction with Comission, Parliament, Business Europe and Eurochambers
  5. full compliance with EU Transparency Register and Belgium Tax authorities
  6. updating of internal documentation google docs access and translation of EBO WWN Constitution  

For more on the EBO WNN, see www.ebowwn.com