On the second day of the 2018 Global Forum, Mark Adkison, IHA’s Vice President, International, preceded the IBC General Meeting to update the membership on access to member resources found in the IBC Member Portal. Following these updates, Giancarlo Barzotti, IBC’s President, highlighted upcoming global programs offered to IHA’s membership, presented awards and acknowledged the IBC board of directors.
IBC members earn credits for participating in educational sessions such as the Global Forum, and for taking part in IHA Trade Missions. IBC members are awarded through the group’s Global Trade Specialist program. This year, the following award was presented:
Global Trade Specialist – Level One (20 Credits)
The 2018 / 2019 IBC Board of Directors
Giancarlo also thanked and acknowledged the IBC board of directors for their service to the membership. As Microplane’s Joel Arivett leaves the IBC Board as past president, one open board position is available. IBC members interested in serving on the Board are asked contact Lori Szudarek for more information.
|Steve Greenspon||Honey-Can-Do International||IHA – IBC Board Liasion|
|Giancarlo Barzotti||Whitmor||Past President|
|Paul Michalowski||Honey-Can-Do International||President|
|Eduardo Lemus||Picnic Time Family of Brands||Vice President & Program Chair|
|Henrique Boscolo||Winix USA||Board Member|
|Chris Shipton||Jascor Housewares Inc.||Board Member|
|Allison Elgar||True Brands||Elder|