The Association of European Vehicle Logistics welcomes its new Board which was elected on 15th May at its annual General Assembly. Due to the current Covid-19 crisis, the meeting, which was originally to be held in Malaga, Spain was exceptionally held through webinar. Almost 200 members and sponsors joined the meeting and unanimously (re)-elected the Board for a term of one year and welcomed three new board members.
President Wolfgang Göbel, Chief Sales Officer, Mosolf SE & Co. KG, and Vice-President Bjorn Svenningsen, Director Sales & Marketing, UECC have unanimously received a new mandate for a further two-year term.
Other board members serve a one-year term at ECG and the following stood again and were duly re-elected: Marc Adriansens (ICO), Serge Agneray (Groupe Charles André), Costantino Baldissara (Grimaldi Group); Jordi Casals de Pages (Bergé), Krzysztof Dakowicz (Adampol), Mats Eriksson (Axess Logistics), Mark Hindley (BCA), Ömer Gürsoy (Me-Par), Paul Steininger (Hödlmayr International) and Xavier Vazquez (Noatum Terminals).
Due to changing roles three board members relinquished their seats during the year; Michael Bünning (BLG Automobile Logistics), Jean-Michel Floret (Groupe CAT) and Christian Lang (DB Cargo Logistics). The Association thanks them warmly for their commitment and service.
Their positions have been filled by; Emmanuel Arnaud (GEFCO), Andrew Bauer (BLG Automobile Logistics); Antoine Redier (TRAMOSA – TRADISA Group). This brings the current total board back up to the maximum permitted 15 members.
After the ten shareholder representatives were newly elected by the Annual General Meeting last year, the Schaeffler Group employees elected the ten employee representatives on the Supervisory Board this year.
Andrea Grimm, Susanne Lau, Barbara Resch, Salvatore Vicari and Jürgen Wechsler were re-elected, Thomas Höhn, Jutta Rost, Jürgen Schenk, Helga Schönhoff and Markus Zirkel were newly elected. Norbert Lenhard, Dr. Reinhold Mittag, Dirk Spindler, Jürgen Stolz and Jürgen Worrich have stepped down.
Georg F. W. Schaeffler, Family Shareholder and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Schaeffler AG, thanked the departing members for their positive and constructive contribution.
At its constitutive meeting held following Annual General Meeting, the Supervisory Board re-elected Jürgen Wechsler, the former Regional Director of IG Metall Bavaria, as its Deputy Chairman.
The Supervisory Board also renewed Andreas Schick’s contract as a member of the Executive Board for a term of five years. Andreas Schick was appointed to the Executive Board as Chief Operating Officer in 2018. He first joined Schaeffler in 1994 and prior to his appointment to the board held various management positions at national and international level.
“Andreas Schick has done a very good job in the past three years. Above all, I would like to positively mention his great commitment in coping with the current coronavirus crisis. On behalf of all members of the Supervisory Board, I wish Mr. Schick the best of luck and success in his challenging role,” Supervisory Board Chairman Georg F. W. Schaeffler said.