December 7, 2015

Presidium bids are open!

Dear Worldchefs Country Presidents,

It is my privilege to announce two Presidium bids to date, that have entered the race to lead our organization for the next four years. As you all know the elections will be held at our next Congress in Thessaloniki Greece September 24-27 2016.

As per our by-laws prospective candidates have up until 26 weeks prior to the congress do announce, which brings us to a March 24, 2016 deadline for any other presidium bids to service. Worldchefs’ new Presidium will lead until the next election year of our Congress in 2020.

As of today, current and excepted bids are below:

Saudi Arabia:

Thomas A. Gugler - President (Saudi Arabia)

Martin Kobald – Vice President (South Africa)

Cornelia Volino - General Secretary (Canada)

Recommendation for Treasurer: Uwe Micheel (United Arab Emirates)


John Sloane – President (Macau)

Glenn Austin – Vice President (Australia)

Arnold Tanzer – General Secretary (South Africa)

Recommendation for Treasurer: Eric Teo (Singapore)

I am proud of the current position of Worldchefs and believe that we are fortunate to have such great talent to choose from that will help grow Worldchefs into the future. Both groups are passionate, dedicated and fantastic individuals and I wish all the best of luck.

With Warm Regards leading into the holidays.

Charles Carroll CEC, AAC


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