GACC's CEO Assumes New Responsibilities at Germany Trade & Invest

New York, October 10th, 2012- Dr. Benno Bunse, President & CEO of the German American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. New York (GACC) is leaving after six years to become the newly appointed head of GTAI in Berlin, Germany.
By: German American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. New York
Oct. 10, 2012 - PRLog -- "In the past couple of years, companies in the U.S. have accomplished an extraordinary achievement. Not only have they have led their businesses through the worst housing and financial crisis in the U.S., they also gave the U.S. economy a positive impulse through anticipatory investment and the quality of their products. The German American Chambers of Commerce in the United States were always supportive and on the side of these companies. In many cases, this has not only created a great working relationship but also gave companies the confidence that we stand up for their interests”, says Dr. Benno Bunse.

Together with his colleagues in Atlanta and Chicago, Dr. Bunse, who has been President & CEO of the German American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. New York since 2006, promoted the close cooperation of the three Chambers of Commerce abroad. Under the joint banner "AHK USA" the service portfolio has been harmonized and the Chamber network has been further expanded.

Caroll H. Neubauer, Chairman of the GACC New York: "Benno Bunse has internationality, profound industry knowledge and excellent contacts in politics and business. His strong leadership skills coupled with the gift to be a good listener will also be of extreme value to GTAI.”

Effective October 8, 2012, the Board of the GACC has appointed Dr. Michael Blank as Acting President & CEO. Dr. Blank has worked for the international Chamber network since 2002. Until 2008, at the DIHK, he was responsible for developing the service concept of all 80 German Chambers of Commerce worldwide. Dr. Blank has been the Chamber’s Vice President since the fall of 2008.

The German American Chambers of Commerce (GACCs) in Atlanta, Chicago, Houston, New York, Philadelphia, and San Francisco all work together under the network of AHK USA. With approximately 2,500 members and an extensive national and international business network, the GACCs offer a broad spectrum of activities and services.,
Source:German American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. New York
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