Our Board

Overall management of the ICA is exercised through the Managing Director by the Board of Directors. The Directors are elected annually.

Board of Directors

Azeez Abdul Syed


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Alex Hsu

First Vice President

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Tim North

Second Vice President

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Bill Ballenden

Past President

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Ordinary Directors

  • Andrew Kelley
  • Carl Peltzer
  • Franck Niedergang
  • Jamie Welsh
  • Jerry Marshall
  • Kim Hanna
  • Leon Picon
  • Paulo Marques de Figueiredo Neto
  • Peter Wakefield
  • Pierre Chehab

Associate Directors

The Associate Directors are especially appointed to represent the interests and concerns of international members of the ICA and the principal overseas cotton producing and consuming regions.

  • Alan McClay – The Better Cotton Initiative
  • Alexandre Lins – Laferlins Ltd
  • Andrew Olah – Olah Inc.
  • David Wookey – DGLW Consultancy Ltd
  • Eimear McDonagh – Agri Direct Australia Pty Ltd
  • Mohit Shah – Gill & Co Private Limited
  • Mohomed Bashir – Gul Ahmed Textile Mills Ltd
  • Raymond Faus – Omnicotton, Inc
  • Shafiqul Islam Sarker – Karim Spinning Mills Limited
  • Yang Baofu – China National Cotton Exchange

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