The International Code Council welcomes Judy Zakreski as the Vice President of Global Services. In this new position, Zakreski will represent the Code Council internationally and develop global interest in the association, the International Codes (I-Codes), and other ICC products and services.

Zakreski brings extensive experience in operations management, business development and government relations as well as a strong knowledge of international trade to her role at the Code Council. Previously, Zakreski was president and CEO of China Trade Strategies, a boutique firm focused on U.S.-China market entry and export finance. Prior to that, she spent 20 years in positions of increasing seniority at Chindex International, Inc. and Chindex Medical Limited, a full-service distributor of Western medical equipment in China and operator of the United Family Healthcare network of hospitals and clinics in China.

“The ICC Family of Companies is active in many countries around the world, promoting safe, sustainable, affordable and resilient structures and communities through a variety of products and services,” says Code Council Chief Executive Officer Dominic Sims, CBO. “Judy brings a wealth of international knowledge and expertise to her role at the Code Council, and she will work closely with the senior management team to elevate and expand our global footprint.”

Zakreski has a B.A. in International Studies and Chinese from American University, a M.A. in International Commerce and Policy from George Mason University and studied at Peking University in Beijing. She speaks Mandarin Chinese. A photo of her is available here.

To learn more about the ICC Global Services program, click here.