New board member: Welcome Irina Arsene!

We are thrilled to announce the newest addition to the Executive Board of the Chamber of Commerce Switzerland Central Europe (SEC) – Irina Arsene!

Based in Zurich, Irina Arsene is a passionate Romania-born entrepreneur and a visionary leader with an impressive track record in international business. With over 20 years in the IT&C sector, she is dedicated to making a meaningful impact on people’s lives through purpose-driven leadership. Irina’s remarkable journey includes driving and growing international technical projects and organizations, holding key roles in marketing and sales.

In 2015, she founded her own company,, in Bucharest. Over just nine years, together with her dedicated team, she has grown it into a powerful international IT organization with over 200 employees. She continues to serve as Chairman and President of the Board.

Irina’s exceptional leadership and diverse expertise have been recognized with numerous awards, including the “Inspiring Woman of the Year” Award at the 2023 EY Entrepreneur of the Year™ Gala.

Beyond her professional endeavors, Irina cherishes her role as a loving partner and mother. She and her family embark on enriching journeys around the world, immersing themselves in diverse cultures and creating lasting memories together. She is also an advocate for physical and mental well-being, enjoying various sports activities and holistic health practices.

Oliver Bertschinger, President and Managing Director of SEC, stated: “We are extremely happy to welcome Irina to our Board of Directors and as our new SEC Country Representative for Romania. Her exceptional leadership skills, her experience in creating meaningful products and services, her regional network and IT-industry know-how, and her dedication to positive partnerships will undoubtedly strengthen our mission and what we do at SEC.”

Irina’s appointment marks an important moment in the strategic expansion of our board, reflecting our commitment to diverse expertise and skills and our continuous effort to create a positive impact for Switzerland and the 17 CEE countries.

A hearty welcome from all SEC Country Representatives and Board Members. Join us in welcoming Irina Arsene to our Executive Board! We look forward to seeing you at our upcoming events!