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TIC Council Announces Appointment of Sébastien Breteau to Board of Directors

Hong Kong - August 26, 2021

TIC Council, an international association representing independent third-party verification in the testing, inspection and certification industry, has announced that Sébastien Breteau has been appointed to serve on the board of directors of the TIC Council. Sébastien is the CEO of QIMA, a leading provider of supply chain compliance. As a non-executive director, Breteau will offer his decades of leadership experience in supply chain inspection, auditing and digitization to the board of the TIC Council.

"We are pleased to welcome Sébastien to our board of directors," said TIC Council Director General Hanane Taidi. “Sébastien's deep expertise in inspections and audits, along with his bold vision and hands-on leadership style, will be invaluable to us as we grow our footprint and pursue our mission of supporting businesses as they navigate the complex world of international trade and regulations.” 

“I am honored and excited to join the esteemed TIC Council’s board of directors. This is a tremendously influential organization that works tirelessly to promote the highest standards in safety, quality, health, ethics and sustainability,” said Breteau. “I look forward to working alongside my fellow board members as we help create a safe and sustainable trade environment for companies, governments and consumers around the globe.”

About Sébastien Breteau
Sébastien Breteau is the founder and CEO of QIMA, a quality control and compliance service provider that partners with brands, retailers and importers to secure and manage their global supply chain. Breteau has more than 20 years of experience in supply chain management, founding his first sourcing company in 1997.

About QIMA 
QIMA is a leading provider of supply chain compliance solutions, that partners with 14,000 consumer goods and food brands, retailers and importers to secure and improve the quality of their global supply network. QIMA’s team of experts perform quality inspections, supplier audits, certification and laboratory testing in 85 countries. Its digital platform secures accuracy, visibility and intelligence for quality and compliance data. 

In 2020, QIMA launched QIMAone, a collaborative platform that digitizes quality and compliance management for global brands, retailers and manufacturers.

About the TIC Council
As the voice of the global independent testing, inspection and certification industry, the TIC Council engages governments and key stakeholders to advocate for effective solutions that protect the public, support innovation and facilitate trade. The TIC Council works with its members to promote best practices in safety, quality, health, ethics and sustainability.

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