Latest News from the Diplomatic Council

DC Global Media Innovator Board 2018 established

Once per year the Diplomatic Council Global Media Innovator recognizes the company that has the greatest influence on the advancement of the digital world society. The winner is carefully selected by a top-class Board made up of international and independent media and IT experts. Now the 2018 board members have been named.

GS Global Investments with 5 bil € for infrastructure projects

GS Global Investments, corporate member of the Diplomatic Council, has launched a program promoting infrastructure projects. DC corporate members proposing potential financing projects and/or connections to high level governmental officials should address the General Secretariat of the Diplomatic Council. The same applies to other investors seeking to identify specific projects. Last year, the project volume “routed” by the Diplomatic Council amounted to more than 1 billion euros. Key areas were real estate and infrastructure projects as well as company holdings.

Dr. Michael Fuchs first digitalization expert of the Diplomatic Council

Dr. Michael Fuchs is the first digitalization expert certified by the Diplomatic Council Otto Schell Institute for Digital Transformation (DCOS Institute). The former SAP Top-Manager and actual strategy consultant on the SAP-market can therefore be considered a pioneer with regard to the new seal of quality „Trusted Advisor“, which is awarded by the DCOS.

Dr. Horst Walther New Principal for Digitalization in the Diplomatic Council

Dr. Horst Walther has joined the Diplomatic Council Otto Schell Institute for Digital Transformation (DCOS Institute) as new principal. Alongside Otto Schell, who lent his name to the institute, he is responsible for the setup of a worldwide network of experts for digitalization. The DCOS Institute for Digital Transformation, collaborating in this matter with the United Nations (UNO), has s a crucial role to play in advising on the impacts of digitalization on politics, economy and society, both scientifically and in a practically relevant way. The Diplomatic Council is a global Think Tank and Business Network with UN-accredited Consultative Status.

Staff News from the Diplomatic Council

All DC Leaders occupy their leadership functions in the Diplomatic Council on an honorary basis. Thus, shouldering responsibilities as a set of two at the top level relieves the burden. In this context, several new appointments as well as other changes were announced during the DC Executive Club,

DC Mission Washington D.C.

The Diplomatic Council has established a new DC Mission in Washington DC and named Daniel McKee Head of DC Mission with the objective to strengthen its presence in the USA in a joint effort with the DC Missions in New York, Detroit and Charlotte.

The new „DC Mission D.C.“ is located in the heart of the historical centre Blagden Alley, whose most ancient buildings date back to the year 1870. Blagden Alley emerged in the past years as one of the leading centres for creative industries on the East Coast.

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