The Institute of Directors ,the first of its kind in Ethiopia was launched with the attendees of prominent stakeholders drawn from key sectors such as from government, non governmental organizations, private sectors and civil society organizations among others.
The warmly launching ceremony of IoD that is hosted by Addis Chamber gave the platform for an opening remark from dignitaries and invited guest.
In her opening remark ,Mesenbet Shenkute, President of Addis Chamber said that launching such kinds of services will be such unique intervention ever done by Addis Chamber.
The next opening remark was delivered by Dr.Nelson Kuria who is the Chairman of IoD Kenya highlights that he is delighted to witness the launching of IoD by Addis Chamber and further expressed his readiness to support such initiatives to take on.
Dr.Brook Taye, the Director General of Ethiopian capital market authority said that the launching of such kinds of services to support business leadership and eventually to bolster economy.
Solomon Desta , the Deputy governor of National Bank of Ethiopia in his remark underscores leadership is one of the most important aspect in sustaining businesses and he further pledged to support Addis Chamber for such kinds of brilliant initiatives of launching such services.
The launching program of IoD was also accompanied by fruitful panel discussions and presentation by Shibeshi Bettemariam , who is the secretary General of Addis Chamber.