Orit Horn Appointed Regional Chairperson for New York State by the International Trade Council

The International Trade Council - a peak-body, non-profit, international chamber of commerce. Dedicating to assisting businesses overcome technical barriers to trade, expand into new markets and connect with other businessesThe International Trade Council is delighted to announce the appointment of Ms. Orit Horn as the Council’s Regional Chairperson for New York State, effective immediately.

Based in Valley Stream, Ms. Horn is the founder and President of International Logistics Express Inc. For over 20 + years International Logistics Express, Inc. has been providing its clients exceptional service in Customs Clearance, Airfreight, warehousing, distribution and consultation. International Logistics Express, Inc. has been C-TPAT certified and validated since 2002.  Ms. Horn is also the founder of its sister company ILE Global LLC, a FMC licensed NVOCC and ocean freight forwarder.  Together the two companies service all Air and Ocean US Ports with in-house licenses and expertise.

Ms. Horn has over 30 years’ experience in international transportation and logistics. While concentrating on air transportation and customs brokerage nationwide, Ms. Horn also provides consultation to her clients in the areas of security, compliance, trade agreements and quota issues.

“Ms. Horn is a highly regarded executive with deep and versatile experience in a vast range of matters associated with international trade. The Council and its members will benefit from her vast and proven expertise and talent. We’re delighted to welcome her to the board and look forward to working with her,” said Melanie Walker, the Council’s Marketing & Member Executive Chair.

Ms. Horn will head up the Council’s NYE regional operations and act as the key liaison with government agencies, chambers of commerce and regional trade bodies on behalf of the Council  and its members.

“I am honored to represent the Council and will do my best to bring value to the organization and its members,” said Ms. Horn.

With the appointment Ms. Horn becomes a key member of the Council’s executive team, and aims to provide strong leadership to the Council’s members across the region.

About the International Trade Council

Founded in 1956, the International Trade Council (ITC) is a non-profit organization with more than 29,000 members coming from 1289 industries across 76 countries.

The Council assists members to identify new trade opportunities, generate beneficial mentoring relationships, mediate trade disputes and overcome technical barriers to trade.

The Council works also with corporations, trade agencies and legislators to identify and share best practices and to achieve sustainable improvements in every aspect of domestic and international trade.

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