~ The World Trade Center New Orleans has elected Paul Aucoin, Michael Hecht, Heather Hohensee, and Dolph Parro to its Board of Directors ~
New Orleans, LA — Paul Aucoin, Executive Director, Port of South Louisiana, Michael Hecht, President and CEO, Greater New Orleans, Inc., Heather Hohensee, Government and Public Affairs Director, Tellurian, Inc., and Dolph Parro, Executive Vice President, Republic National Distributing Company have been appointed to the World Trade Center New Orleans (WTC) Board of Directors.
“These professionals join an industrious, talented, and diverse World Trade Center Board, that since 1944 has had the privilege of working with high-profile trade-industry leaders, both domestically and internationally,” said WTCNO Chairman, Stephen Hanemann. “One of our many goals at the World Trade Center has been targeting and maintaining a top-tier roster of the most respected and recognized business professionals in Louisiana and the Gulf Region. We are very pleased to have the opportunity to work alongside our newly-elected directors,” added Ed Webb, World Trade Center CEO. “For over 75 years the World Trade Center has been home to the brightest and the best of our region’s leadership. The new board members will complement the high-caliber talent of those who served in the past and those who serve today. The World Trade Center and Louisiana’s international business community are better because of our committed and knowledgeable leadership. We congratulate and welcome each of our new board members to the World Trade Center, Louisiana’s Voice for International Trade.
About the World Trade Center New Orleans
Founded as the International House in 1943 and as the International Trade Mart in 1945, these two predecessor organizations merged in 1985 and are now known as “The World Trade Center of New Orleans,” the oldest of over 300 World Trade Centers around the globe. The World Trade Center strives to bring together professionals in the regional, national, and international trade and maritime communities.
World Trade Center New Orleans Mission: “We foster economic development throughout Louisiana and the surrounding Gulf Coast Region by advocating for the support and the promotion of the international trade goals of our members and stakeholders.”
For membership and event information, or a complete listing of our World Trade Center Board, please visit www.wtcno.org.