June 23 2016

Fecc elects new Board Members

Dr. Neville Prior continues as President of Fecc

During its General Assembly at the Annual Congress in Istanbul on 06. June 2016, Fecc – The European Association of Chemical Distributors (Brussels, Belgium) elected four nominees to the Board from the National Associations. They are Hans Christian Mengel, Kemi & Life Science, DK (Member of the KLS Board, & Regional Business Manager Nordic at Azelis), representing the Scandinavian associations; Peter Newport, CBA, UK (CEO and Company Secretary of CBA); Peter Steinbach, VCH, DE (Executive Board Member of VCH) and Cesar Villalba, AECQ, ES, (Member of the AECQ Board & General Manager at Indukern).


As for the company members, Dr. Neville Prior, Cornelius group, UK was re-elected for another 2-year term. Franz Saif, BTC, DE is the new appointee to the Board. Eduardo Parella, Quimidroga, ES; Frank Schneider, IMCD, NL and Nathalie Veronelli, Eigenmann & Veronelli, IT continue to serve for a further term in the office.


The top leadership of Fecc is now made up of Dr. Neville Prior, who continues in his role as President, François-Xavier Du Passage as the Vice President and Peter Newport, who was elected as the new Treasurer.


Fecc said it represents around 1,600 companies, of which many are small and medium sized companies (SMEs). According to the statement, the chemical distribution industry in Europe employs more than 30,000 people and has annual sales of approx. EUR 28 bn.


Fecc promotes initiatives such as Responsible Care, Product Stewardship and Good Trade and Distribution Practices. Fecc advocates ensuring that policies remain feasible, promote long-term sustainability, encourage innovation and safeguard the industry’s competitiveness while maintaining the highest standards of chemical safety.


Source: Fecc press release


HGE / DCG – 23.06.2016

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