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Wellingtonian is President of Italian Chamber of Commerce

Wellington Lawyer elected President of Italian Chamber of Commerce in NZ Inc


Wellington lawyer Michael Stephens has been elected President of the Italian Chamber of Commerce in New Zealand (ICCNZ) www.iccnz.com at the ICCNZ’s annual general meeting held in Wellington on Wednesday, 7 May 2014. Michael was previously a Vice President and replaces Elizabeth Maxwell of Christchurch who has been President since 2010. Ms Maxwell remains on the ICCNZ Council as Immediate Past President.

Michael Stephens has been the honorary legal adviser to ICCNZ since it was established in 2000 and is the principal of Stephens Lawyers.

In addition to the incoming President Michael Stephens, the 2014/2015 ICCNZ Council will comprise: Cav. Antonio Cacace of La Bella Italia, Vice President; Roberto Draghi, Cornell Institute, Auckland Vice President; Rachel Priestley of The Prodigal Daughter, Vice President; Elizabeth Maxwell, ESP Ventures, Immediate Past President; Kristy Grant of Mediterranean Shipping Company, Treasurer; Mariano Leonti of WordPower; Rob McGregor of Accentuate+ Public Relations; Sandy Rich of Alpine Furs; Dr.ssa Antontella Lorenzini of Cartesio Studio Associato; and Gianfranco Ugazzi, Secretary General. The Italian Ambassador acts as the Honorary President of ICCNZ.

Michael Stephens said, “I would like to acknowledge the great contribution Liz Maxwell has made over the past nine years. Under her leadership, the Chamber has grown in grown in stature, and significantly enhanced its Member services promoting Italian/New Zealand business opportunities due to her commitment and the support of our Council and Members.”

ENDS

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