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Wednesday, June 02, 2010

Olufuye emerges WITSA’s vice chairman

The president, Information Technology (Industry) Association of Nigeria (ITAN), Dr. Jimson Olufuye, has been elected Vice Chairman of the World Information Technology and Services Alliance (WITSA) Vice Chairman for Africa, for the next two years.

Dr. Olufuye’s election came at the General Assembly meeting of the association on May 24, in Amsterdam, the Netherlands in conjunction with the World Congress on IT 2010.

Olufuye was elected unanimously after his nomination by the outgoing vice chairman for Africa, Mr. Waudo Siganga of Kenya.

In the same vein, the incumbent Chairman of WITSA Dato Dan E. Khoo of Malaysia was re-elected as the WITSA chairman for the second and last term of two years. He defeated Dr Jorge Cassino of Argentina to retain his position.

Also, Mr. Phil Bond of USA was elected as the Deputy Chairman for WITSA. Mexico was elected VC for Latin America, Canada for North America, the Netherlands for Western Europe, Macedonia for Eastern Europe and Japan for Asia.

ITAN is the association of IT and services companies in Nigeria and the nation’s representative in WITSA.

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