Mongolian chapter of Women Corporate Directors launched


On July 9, a meeting for the launch of the Mongolian branch of Women Corporate Directors (WCD) was held at Sky Resort and attended by MPs, Cabinet ministers, and foreign members of WCD.
WCD Mongolia has 20 supporting members in addition to its founders, and plans to support women who are able to serve on the board of directors of international companies, by providing them with advice and organizing introductions.
MP and Chairman of the Board of Zorig Foundation and WCD Mongolia Co-chair S.Oyun presented opening remarks at the launch ceremony.
Chief Executive Officer, Global Co-Chair, and Co-Founder of WCD Susan Stautberg introduced WCD following S.Oyun’s opening remarks. She said that power of female directors has an important influence in company successes, and added that women sharing knowledge and experience boosts their power.
Stautberg is President of PartnerCom Corporation, which assembles and manages advisory boards for governments, businesses and non-profits around the world. She has served as an advisor to Bank of America, Cigna, Deutsche Bank Private Wealth Management, Goldman Sachs, Investment New Zealand, Merrill Lynch, PNC Advisors, and other financial, regulatory, and policy organizations.
MP S.Oyun said, “Mongolian women are playing a major role in Mongolia’s science, society, politics, and the business sector. Mongolian women are strong enough to overcome difficulties and have learned to be patient through nomadic life.”
MP S.Oyun and Executive Director of the Academy of Strategy A.Undraa founded the WCD Mongolia chapter. WCD Mongolia consists of 13 members including the Executive Director of Preziosa LLC, Executive Director of Goyo Cashmere D.Badamtsetseg, Deputy President of MCS Group D.Enkhtsetseg, Member of the Board of Directors of Petrovis Group D.Enkhchimeg, Executive Director of Open Society Institute P.Erdenejargal, General Director of Carpe Diem D.Sarangua, Director of the Investment Department of Golomt Bank L.Bolormaa, Editor-in-Chief of Mongolian Mining Journal L.Bolormaa, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Bishrelt Group B.Bolormaa, Member of the Board of Directors of MGLB Ts.Baigalmaa, and Member of the Board of Directors of New Progress Group Ts.Gantsetseg.
WCD has 70 branches all over the world and members of the WCD report that female membership on the board of directors of public and private companies has increased in recent years. WCD members are serving as directors of public companies valued at eight trillion USD.

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