To foster its presence in specific fashion-centered areas comprising
regions/countries sharing common interest or development, World Fashion Council
(Top Consultative Body) may make the appointment of a leading personality in a
given region to act as Regional Chairman on behalf of and for the sake of World
1) On the initiative of the Chairman & Chief Executive Officer and the
subsequent recommendation of the World Fashion Council’s Global Board of
Directors, being chosen from the members of the Assembly of Governors,
nomination for the Regional Chairman and seconds for such nominations shall be
made only by the Board of Governors. Each position shall be voted upon
separately by the Assembly of Governors.
They shall be ex-officio members of the Global Board of Directors, World
2) While promoting WFO, the Regional Chairman initiates and upholds
endeavors to stimulate and animate regional action endorsing the objective,
activities and commitments of WFO.
3) The Regional Chairman keeps the World Fashion Council and World
Headquarters informed on important issues affecting the international fashion
business community in his/her region and on the common interest of World
Fashion City and WFO National Chapters and Special Members within his/her
region and, in coordination with the World Headquarters, interacts among them
to facilitate and encourage cooperation and joint operations prompted by such
issues and interests.
4) As appropriate, the Regional Chairman supports the respective
initiatives and programs of World Fashion Cities, WFO National Chapters and
Special Members in his/her region and liaises between them and World Headquarters
on matters of regional interest.