WISTA Cyprus President elected to international board
WISTA Cyprus President, Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou, was elected as the new Secretary of WISTA International during the 35th WISTA International annual general meeting (AGM) and conference held in Istanbul and attended by 250 delegates from 34 countries.
Following the elections, the new Executive Committee of the Women’s International Shipping Trading Association is as follows: President: Karin Orsel, Netherlands; Secretary: Despina Pan. Theodosiou, Cyprus;
Treasurer: UK; Member: Jeanne Grasso, USA; Member: Katerina Stathopoulou, Greece;
Member: Sanjam Gupta India;
Member: Naa Aryeetey ,Ghana.
During the AGM, the collective Personalities of WISTA Hellas won the Personality of the Year Award.
Panayiotou Theodosiou is the Chief Financial and Operating Officer of the Tototheo Group and a member of the board of the Cyprus Shipping Chamber.
WISTA is an international organisation for women in management positions involved in shipping, trading and related professional services worldwide. It is growing and currently accounts for over 2,300 individual members in 33 National WISTA Associations (NWAs).
WISTA Cyprus was established in October 2011 and has over 90 members from various maritime sectors such as ship owning and ship managing companies, trading, shipping related services, insurance, oil and gas, consulting, legal and auditing services, etc.
A seven-member Executive Committee leads WISTA Cyprus:
Victoria Kostic-Nola: Vice (General Manager, Frontica Employment Ltd);
Liudmila Bozhedomova: Secretary General (Deputy Director General, ITERA);
Tassoula Tsakania: Treasurer (Financial Controller, Mastro Shipmanagement Ltd);
Elise Croonen: Press Officer (Director, MTI Network Cyprus);
Stella Kazamias: Manager, Interorient);
Christina Tsanos: ExCo Member (Chief Operations Officer, Lavar Shipping Co. Ltd.)
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