IKSV Director Görgün Taner new chair of ECF
ISTANBUL- Hürriyet Daily News
Görgün Taner was appointed the chair of European Cultural Foundation.The General Director of the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (IKSV), Görgün Taner, has been appointed the chair of the board of the European Cultural Foundation (ECF). Taner replaced Ambassador Wolfgang Petritsch, who has served as ECF’s Chair since 2007, and left the board to serve as Joseph A. Schumpeter Fellow at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University. Taner joined the ECF Advisory Council in 2006 and became a Board Member in 2007. He was appointed to his new mission at a meeting which was held on May 23 in Amsterdam.
Three new members also joined the ECF Board this year. These names are Nike Jonah (UK), Christophe de Voogd (France) and Maria Hlavajova (Slovakia).
Taner is also a board member of the Istanbul Modern Arts Museum.