Vaughan Chamber of Commerce Welcomes Abdus Samad as Vice President of Government Affairs and Strategic Initiatives

Vaughan, ON-April 14, 2023- The Vaughan Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the appointment of Abdus Samad as the new Vice President of Government Affairs and Strategic Initiatives.

“We are delighted to welcome Abdus as part of the Vaughan Chamber’s senior leadership team,” said Jennifer Coletta-Rashty, President and CEO of the Vaughan Chamber of Commerce. “With his impressive background in advocacy and strategic planning, Abdus is the ideal candidate to help us build stronger partnerships and serve our members better. He will play a pivotal role in advancing the Chamber’s mission of empowering businesses to succeed and support economic growth in Vaughan.”

Samad’s exceptional track record of working in complex political environments and building industry partnerships positions him as an invaluable asset to his new role focused on developing and executing the Chamber’s strategic plan. His wealth of expertise and experience will be instrumental in driving the Chamber’s vision and goals forward, and ensuring its continued success.

“I am truly honored to have the opportunity to join the leadership of one of the largest business organizations in the Greater Toronto Area. Vaughan businesses are the lifeblood of our economy and community, and I am excited to work alongside the Chamber’s talented team and the Board of Directors to ensure that we continue to be a driving force for their success,” said Samad.


About Vaughan Chamber of Commerce:

The Vaughan Chamber of Commerce is the premier membership and networking association in Vaughan.  The VCC proudly represents business from all sectors of the economy including large corporations and small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs).  The VCC is a strong voice on public policy issues of importance to the local business community, such as infrastructure, transportation and opportunities for business growth.

For more information please contact:
Gabriella Caruso
Marketing & Communications Coordinator
400 Creditstone Rd. Unit 1
Concord, ON  L4K 3Z3
P: 905-761-1366 Ext. 229


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