New Corporate Communications Manager Assumes Duties at World Council
Eleni Giakoumopoulos Takes Communications Lead
June 20, 2017
MADISON, WI — Eleni Giakoumopoulos has been named as the new Corporate Communications Manager at the World Council of Credit Unions (WOCCU). Under the supervision of the Chief Operating Officer, Giakoumopoulos will be responsible for the tactical and strategic management of World Council’s corporate communications.
Giakoumopoulos comes to the World Council with over 20 years of international experience working in 15 countries in western, central and eastern Europe. Prior to joining the World Council, she worked for consultancies funding European Union projects, an educational organization in Northern Greece and an international finance institution supporting economic development and regional cooperation in the Black Sea Region. Her work covered communications project management, content development for print and electronic publications, and enhancing corporate digital presence.
Giakoumopoulos is a member of the International Association of Business Communicators, holds a master’s degree in global marketing from the University of Liverpool and also speaks Greek.
World Council of Credit Unions is the global trade association and development agency for credit unions. World Council promotes the sustainable development of credit unions and other financial cooperatives around the world to empower people through access to high quality and affordable financial services. World Council advocates on behalf of the global credit union system before international organizations and works with national governments to improve legislation and regulation. Its technical assistance programs introduce new tools and technologies to strengthen credit unions' financial performance and increase their outreach.
World Council has implemented 300+ technical assistance programs in 89 countries. Worldwide, 68,882 credit unions in 109 countries serve 235 million people. Learn more about World Council's impact around the world at www.woccu.org.