Our Board

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Board of Directors

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


  • Andrew Kelley
  • David Wookey
  • Franck Niedergang
  • Jamie Welsh
  • Jerry Marshall
  • Josep Barderi
  • Leon Picon
  • Paulo Marques
  • Peter Wakefield
  • Pierre Chehab

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, Better Cotton Initiative
  • Andrew Olah, Olah Inc.
  • Baofu Yang, China National Cotton Exchange
  • Eimear McDonagh, Agri Direct Australia Pty Ltd
  • Fabiana Furlan, Scheffer
  • Mohit Shah, Gill & Company Private Ltd
  • Mohomed Ali Bashir, Gul Ahmed Textile Mills Ltd
  • William Barksdale, Cargill Inc.
  • Shafiqul I. Sarker, Purbani Group