Brampton, Ontario, July 13, 2022 – Todd Letts, CEO of the Brampton Board of Trade, has been appointed Vice-Chair of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) World Chambers Federation (WCF) for the 2022-2025 term. The appointment was made by Nicolas Uribe Rueda, who is Chair of ICC WCF over that period.
The internationally-recognized body has several key priorities for the term that Mr. Letts will serve as Vice Chair. This includes:
- strengthening the WCF as an arm of ICC that represents more than 1,200 local Chambers of Commerce and Boards of Trade around the world,
- serving small and medium-sized businesses by supporting their digital transformations and efforts to combat climate change, and
- supporting efforts to achieve better recognition of women and people from diverse cultures in leadership positions world-wide.
Mr. Letts will serve as one of six Vice-Chairs representing specific geographies. He will be Vice-Chair for the Americas.
“Knowing Todd’s commitment to strengthening both the international chamber’s community, I couldn’t think of a better representative to lead the efforts carried out by the Federation in the Americas than him.” says Nicolas Uribe Rueda, Chair of ICC World Chambers Federation and Executive President of the Bogotá Chamber of Commerce.
“Todd’s insights and diplomacy in navigating sensitive and challenging issues have served Brampton businesses well.”, says Donna Fagon-Pascal, Chair of the Brampton Board of Trade. “We are proud of Todd’s dedication to strengthening business community success, both at a local and global scale.”
“It is an honour to be invited to serve as Vice-Chair at a time when businesses rely heavily on guidance from local chambers for the global challenges ahead. Local chambers have never been more relevant to their members. I look forward to showcasing the contributions of Brampton businesses and boosting their profile worldwide in efforts to further strengthen ICC WCF.”, says Todd Letts, Vice-Chair of ICC World Chambers Federation and CEO of the Brampton Board of Trade.
About The Brampton Board of Trade
Serving the community for over 135 years, the Brampton Board of Trade is the go-to organization where business professionals from all sectors, convene, collaborate and create solutions to boost regional economic prosperity. Employing more than 61,000 in Brampton, Board of Trade members provide solutions to the toughest problems that businesses face every day, including overcoming barriers to growth, attracting and retaining talent and making the right connections.