This release was first published on the Corporate Council on Africa website.
WASHINGTON, DC – Corporate Council on Africa (CCA), the leading U.S. business association focused on U.S.-Africa trade and investment, announced today that Florizelle (Florie) Liser, Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Africa, will be the Council’s next President and CEO. Ms. Liser was appointed unanimously by the CCA Board of Directors following an international search. Her appointment is effective January 23, 2017.
“We are thrilled that Florie Liser is the next President and CEO of the Corporate Council on Africa,” said Dr. Jeffrey L. Sturchio, Board Chair of CCA and President & CEO of Rabin Martin, “She has unmatched experience in U.S.-Africa trade and investment policy, deep knowledge of Africa and an unparalleled network of relationships with leaders across sub- Saharan Africa including heads of state, ministers and other key stakeholders, in the U.S. Government, multilateral organizations, the business community, and civil society. These strengths and her vision make Florie the perfect person to lead CCA into the future, building on the strong foundations laid by Stephen Hayes and the team.”
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