BUDAPEST, Hungary — The World Jewish Congress elected Ronald S. Lauder as president of the organization for another four-year term.

“I see this as the top assignment for the Jewish people and I am excited to serve as president of the World Jewish Congress for another four years,” Lauder said Monday.

In addition, the WJC Assembly chose Chella Safra as the new treasurer, David de Rothschild as chairman of the Governing Board, Moshe Kantor as Policy Council chairman, and Mervyn Smith as policy co-chair.

Lauder has been president of the WJC since 2007.