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    New Director of Product and Market Development

     

     
     
    © International Trade Centre, International Trade Forum - Issue 3/2006

    © ITC/M. Stefanovic

    Friedrich von Kirchbach, a German national, becomes Director of the Division of Product and Market Development in November 2006.

    Mr von Kirchbach has served as Chief of ITC's Market Analysis Section since April 1999 and has led the development of ITC's market analysis tools which are now used by trade promotion organizations, companies and civil society in some 100 countries. Before joining ITC in November 1984, he had worked as a consultant for the United Nations Centre on Transnational Corporations in New York and as an expert on transnational corporations for the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific in Bangkok.

    Mr von Kirchbach holds a PhD in international economics from the University of Regensburg, Germany.