By Wanja Waweru
Richard Ngatia who is the Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KNCCI) president has been appointed as a member of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC).
Following the appointment, Kenya’s president Dr William Ruto led Kenyans in congratulating Ngatia.
President Ruto who is the Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry patron tweeted: “We congratulate the Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry and its chairman Richard Ngatia for the appointment co-option into the International Chamber of Commerce. This is instrumental as we prepare to host the Kenya International Conference in March 2023.”
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC; French: Chambre de commerce internationale) is the largest, most representative business organization in the world.
It has over 45 million members in more than 100 countries who has interests spanning every sector of private enterprise.
ICC is currently chaired by Indian-American business executive Ajaypal Singh Banga, also a global business leader and international advisor on policy and a legal expert on international trade and investment Australian John W.H. Denton AO is the current Secretary General.