WASHINGTON, Jan. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition (IACC) President, Bob Barchiesi, announced today that Candice Li-Uzoigwe has been promoted to Vice President-Chief of Staff for IACC.
"Candice brings to this position strong leadership, sound judgment, and a fierce passion for the protection of intellectual property rights," said Barchiesi. "New ideas and talent are critical to the organization's growth and success. We will continue to move the IACC forward and build on the extraordinary progress made over the last several years by our incredibly accomplished and dedicated team."
Candice joined the IACC in 2014. During her tenure as Vice President-Global Public Affairs and Membership, she has led the organization's global initiatives with outreach to government officials in the ASEAN countries, as well as China, Japan, Latin America, and the European Union.
Prior to joining the association, Ms. Li-Uzoigwe served as INTA's Global External Relations Manager for more than six years, where she led its international anti-counterfeiting policy and strategy. Additionally, she managed Strategic Communications and Corporate Responsibility projects for APCO Worldwide Inc., from September 2001-May 2008 based both in Beijing and Washington, DC.
Candice has a Bachelor's degree in Political Economy from Barnard College, Columbia University, New York, USA.
The IACC (www.iacc.org) is a Washington, DC-based not for profit organization representing the interests of companies concerned with trademark counterfeiting and the related theft of intellectual property. The members of the IACC include many of the world's best known brands across all product sectors. The IACC has played a leading role in the development of cross-industry voluntary agreements, to address the illicit trafficking of counterfeit and pirated goods online, including its IACC MarketSafe and RogueBlock initiatives.
SOURCE International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition