Bruno Roelants appointed as new Director General of the International Co-operative Alliance

The International Co-operative Alliance Board has today appointed Bruno Roelants as the new Director-General. Mr. Roelants will begin his new role in the coming weeks, succeeding Charles Gould who last year announced his decision to retire.

Bruno Roelants currently serves as Secretary General of CICOPA, the sectoral Organisation of the International Co-operative Alliance for industry and services – a role he has held since 2002. Under his leadership, membership of the organisation increased from 18 countries in 2002 to 32 countries in 2018.