José Sette, the Executive Director of the International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC), was selected by consensus on Friday, March 17th
, to be the next Executive Director of the International Coffee Organization (ICO). Sette had worked at the ICO for five years before joining ICAC.
In his acceptance speech, Sette expressed his gratitude to ICAC Members and his affection for cotton. “My time at ICAC has been a wonderful and enriching experience. I have the deepest appreciation for the benefits cotton brings to millions of people all over the world. At the ICO, I will seek to work closely with the ICAC on matters of mutual interest. During my remaining time at the ICAC, I will focus on preparing a smooth transition and will be at the disposal of the next Executive Director for anything that may be required."
José Sette will leave the ICAC at the end of April. Information about applications for the post of ICAC Executive Director can be found at https://www.icac.org/Vacancy Executive Director