Irene Sommer appointed new BGCCI executive director

Published : 17 Jan 2023 01:47 AM | Updated : 17 Jan 2023 07:28 PM

The Bangladesh German Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BGCCI) has appointed Irene Sommer as new executive director.

Prior to her engagement with BGCCI, Sommer has managed the international affairs of the Vice Chancellor’s office at Brac University.

She is originally from Germany and moved to Bangladesh in 2019.

As the largest bilateral chamber in Bangladesh, BGCCI aims to reinforce its functions as a vibrant platform to support the interests of its members, said a press release.

The Chamber is involved with activities concerning trade and investment facilitation between Germany and Bangladesh.

Sommer is looking forward to taking BGCCI to new heights.

As a native German who has lived in Dhaka for several years she has a strong understanding of bilateral diplomacy and the demands of her coming work with BGCCI, according to a press release.

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