Līga Abramoviča has been elected to the Executive Board of the Foreign Investors’ Council in Latvia (FICIL). Ms. Abramoviča is a newcomer to the FICIL Executive Board and she will serve on the Board for the remainder of Alvis Ērglis term.

Līga Abramoviča is the Chief Financial Officer at the customer goods producer and supplier comapny – Orkla Latvija. She also holds a seat on the company’s management board. Ms. Abramoviča has experience in banking, consulting, insurance and now in food manufacturing industry.

“While going through several changes at Orkla Latvija and businesses facing the recent challenges with rapidly growing input costs and energy prices, I see the need to be closer to our peers and institutions to bring out the messages and needs of local businesses, as well as give constructive and strong feedback on new regulations and initiatives,” says Līga Abramoviča.

 “We are happy to welcome Līga Abramoviča on joining the FICIL Executive Board. We are excited to see new ideas and perspective that a representative of a large manufacturing company will bring to further improve the work of FICIL in tackling the strategic priorities and address the challenges that foreign investors are facing,” commented vice-chair of FICIL Executive Board, Reinhold Schneider.

FICIL Executive Board is led by Zlata Elksniņa-Zaščirinska, Chair of the Board of PwC Latvia. Ints Krasts, Board Member of SEB Latvia, and Reinhold Schneider, Chair of the Board of SCHWENK Latvija, serve as vice-chairs of the Executive Board. Arnis Sauka, professor at SSE Riga, Iain Kennedy, CEO of BALTA Insurance Company, Valts Kārkliņš, Large Business Customer Director at BITE Latvia, and Evija Šturca, Partner at KPMG Latvia, are also members of the FICIL Executive Board.

FICIL is a non-governmental organisation, which uniteslargest foreign-owned companies from different industries, foreign trade chambers and Stockholm School of Economics in Riga. FICIL’s mission is to use the experience and knowledge of its members to provide recommendations for public sector to improve Latvia’s business environment and competitiveness in attracting foreign investment.