ICA Annual General Meeting and Appointment of Board
ICA members at Annual General Meeting have appointed their new Board.
The new leadership will prioritise the planning for the 2024 Global Currency Forum and providing further value to the membership through the work of the Committees.
PRESS RELEASE, October 18, 2023 – The International Currency Association (ICA), representing the global currency sector, held its Annual General Meeting in Bilbao, Spain.
This was an opportunity to reflect on the important decisions taken by the association in the year that has passed and the projects ahead. After the first-ever edition of the Global Currency Forum GCF in 2022, the association will hold a second Global Currency Forum from 30 September to 3 October in Muscat, Oman with the theme “The value that cash brings to society”. With a record number of sponsors already signed up one year prior to this event, the planning for the programme will now commence with the full involvement of all the sponsoring companies, the GCF Partners.
The members of the association elected the following Board members:
Eric Boissonnas, König & Bauer Banknote Solutions
Etienne Couëlle, Oberthur
Ruth Euling, De La Rue
Sam Keayes, Crane
Dieter Merkle, Schuler
Malcolm McDowell, Note Printing Australia
Roberto Salgari, Parvis
Gianni Santoro, SICPA
Wolfram Seidemann, Giesecke + Devrient
Following their election to the Board, the members appointed Gianni Santoro, Ruth Euling and Sam Keayes to the roles of Chair, Vice-Chair and Treasurer.
The individual Board members will additionally take on the leadership for the different Committees of the association with a view to strengthening the value provided to the membership even further during the next year.