PRESS RELEASE / For Immediate Release
The Haitian American Chamber of Commerce of Florida (HACCOF) would like to congratulate Mr. Francois Guillaume II as the Head of Mission and Chargé d’Affaires of the Republic of Haiti to Doha, Qatar. He officially presented the accreditation letter on September 4th, 2019 to Dr. Ahmad Hassan Al-Hamadi, Secretary General of Foreign Affairs. Mr. Guillaume looks forward to
strengthening bilateral relations and improving socio-economic cooperation between both countries.
We are honored to have Mr. Gullaume as a member of our Board of Directors from 2016 to 2019. From 2007 to 2012, Mr. Guillaume served as HACCOF’s Executive Director and successfully worked to complete its vital mission to promote and protect Haitian-American business interests, as well as to promote investment in Haiti.
From December 2011 to April 2014 Mr. Guillaume served as the Consul General of the Republic of Haiti in Miami. Major accomplishments include a greater presence and engagement of the Consulate in its communities; mobile consular services to further-located communities; a re-branding strategy that encouraged the Diaspora and foreigners to invest and visit Haiti; as well as a completely renovated consulate office along with improved and diversified services.
From April 2014 to January 2015, Mr. Guillaume was then appointed to serve as the Minister of Haitians Living Abroad of the Republic of Haiti where he restructured the ministry to be a better catalyst to its Diaspora’s engagement process.