J. Wendell Addy Elected LCC President
By Anthony Selmah
The Liberia Chamber of Commerce (LCC) now has a newly elected President. He is J. Wendell Addy, who was elected on a white ballot on Monday August 6, 2018, to serve as President of the Liberia Chamber of Commerce (LCC) during the LCC’s 67th Annual General Meeting held at its Capitol Hill Headquarters.In his first statement when he was declared winner Wendell Addy lauded all LCC members for their support, and assured them of his fullest cooperation during his tenure as President of the LCC, adding that only through togetherness among LCC members that they can make the LCC move forward.
According to him, under his leadership working along with all of the officials elected, they look forward to working with the government of Liberia to move the institution forward.
He added that the LCC has vital role to play in the growth and development of the Country economy.
President elect Addy stated that the LCC and government of Liberia are good partners in progress, and that under his leadership, the LCC is going to be proactive in making sure that they move the Country’s economy forward. “In this regards we need the support of the government of Liberia to move forward”, he said.
President-elect Addy called on the media to see themselves as partners in progress with the LCC’s new leadership, adding that members of the media community should come on aboard with them to move the LCC’s development agenda forward.
For his part, Commerce and Industry Minister, Wilson Tarpeh hailed the LCC members for having conducted a successful election which indicates that they are ready to move the institution forward.
According to him, over the years members of the business community have been doing well through the LCC, and noted that the growth and development of any nation depends on the private sector.
He stated that the government of Liberia, headed by President George MannehWeah, has expressed interest in working with the leadership of the LCC, adding that the LCC and the government of Liberia are good partners in progress.
Mr. Natty B. Davis and two other members were elected on the arbitration committee while Rohit Suji won on white ballot to serve as Auditor. 11 individuals were elected to the Executive Council, including: George Nehme, Eric Nagbe, Assaad Barbar, Johny Barbani, Gorgio