WITSA Elects New Officers for the 2020-2022 Term

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 10, 2022Contact: Anders Halvorsen ahalvorsen@witsa.org+1 571 265-5964WITSA Elects New Officers for the 2020-2022 TermFairfax, Virginia: At its Board of Directors meetings on November 8, 2022, the World Innovation, Technology and Services Alliance (WITSA) voted in several new officers. The officers approved completes the slate of WITSA officers for the 2022-2024 term.Mr. Hemant Kumar Chaurasia was elected WITSA Treasurer. As Treasurer, Mr. Chaurasia will supervise and be responsible for all the funds and securities of the Corporation; the deposit of all money and other valuables to the credit of the Corporation in depositories of the Corporation; borrowings and compliance with the provisions of all indentures, agreements and instruments governing such borrowings to which the Corporation is a party; the disbursement of funds of the Corporation and the investment of its funds; and in general shall perform all of the duties incident to the office of the Treasurer.WITSA also elected three new Regional Vice Chairmen, who will be WITSA’s front-line representatives in their respective regions as well as conduits for new members joining WITSA: Engr. Tarek Abd-elmonem Taha of the Egyptian Association for Information & Communication Technology (EiTESAL) for Middle East and North Africa; Mr. Zoran Lazarevski of ICT the Chamber of Commerce of Republic of North Macedonia (MASIT) for Europe (Non-EU/EEA); and Engr. Subrata Sarker of Bangladesh Computer Samity (BCS) for Asia Pacific.Mr. Alexander Mora of the Costa Rican Chamber of Information and Communication Technologies (CAMTIC) will chair the WITSA Strategic Planning Committee, which is responsible for increasing the global brand of WITSA as the Voice of the Global Tech Industry, contributing to WITSA’s long-term sustainability, establishing and implementing strategies for WITSA increase its relevant and valuable to WITSA members around the world.Dr. Sean Seah of PIKOM, Malaysia, was re-elected as Chairman of WITSA’s Finance Committee, which is to oversee financial planning, prepare annual budgets for board approvals, financial management, ensure assets are protected, and the drafting of fiscal policies.“On behalf of the WITSA Secretariat, I wish to congratulate the new WITSA Officers upon their successful election”, said CEO Dato’ Dan. E. Khoo. “We look forward to working with the new leadership to take WITSA to the next level”.A list of all WITSA officers is provided below. WITSA also recently elected a new Chairman and Board of Directors for the 2022-2024 term. Please see that press release on the WITSA website at https://witsa.org/witsa-elects-new-leadership-for-the-2022-24-term-selects-dr-sean-seah-as-its-chairman/.


Dr. Sean Seah, The National ICT Association of Malaysia (PIKOM)

WITSA Deputy Chairman

Mr. Robert Janssen (ASSESPRO, Brazil)


Mr. Hemant Kumar Chaurasia (CAN, Nepal)

WITSA Regional Vice Chairmen:

Regional Vice Chairman for Africa: Mr. Roger Latchman (ITA, South Africa)Regional Vice Chairman for Middle East and North Africa: Eng. Tarek Abd-elmonem Taha (EITESAL, Egypt)Regional Vice Chairman for Europe (EU & EEA): Mr. Antonio Cimorra (AMETIC, Spain)Regional Vice Chairman for Europe (Non-EU): Mr. Zoran Lazarevski (MASIT, Republic of North Macedonia)Regional Vice Chairman for Latin America: Mr. Alexander Mora (CAMTIC, Costa Rica)Regional Vice Chairman for the Caribbean: Mr. John Kyle (Bermuda Chamber of Commerce)Regional Vice Chairman for Asia-Pacific: Engr. Subrata Sarker (BCS, Bangladesh)

WITSA Committees

Finance Committee:Mr. Sean Seah (PIKOM, Malaysia)Global Policy Action Committee:Mr. Doug Johnson (CTA, United States)Committee on Education, Training and Human Resources:Dr. Boris Komrakov (InfoPark, Belarus)Nominating Committee:Eng. Tarek Abd-elmonem Taha (EITESAL, Egypt)Strategic Planning Committee:Mr. Alexander Mora (CAMTIC, Costa Rica)Business Development Committee:Mr. Brian Shen (CISA, Taiwan)About WITSAThe World Innovation, Technology and Services Alliance (WITSA) is the leading recognized international voice of the global ICT industry, whose members from 80 countries and economies represent more than 90 percent of the world ICT market. WITSA is dedicated to advocating policies that advance industry growth and development; facilitating international trade and investment in ICT products and services; strengthening WITSA’s national industry associations; and providing members with a broad network of professional contacts.WITSA hosts the World Congress on Information Technology (WCIT), the premier global industry sponsored ICT conference.WITSA members are leaders in a globally interconnected marketplace. Because the challenges facing the ICT industry are undisputedly global in nature, WITSA members work together to achieve a shared vision on important issues of common interest. WITSA makes it possible for its members — ranging from Mongolia and Argentina to Kenya and the United States — to identify common issues and priorities, exchange valuable information, and present a united position on industry issues.For more information on WITSA, please visit www.witsa.org