ECG President & Board Member Responsibilities
The role of the ECG President, Vice-President and Board Members is to provide strategic direction for the association and direct the work of the Secretariat to ensure it meets the needs of the membership. The ECG Secretariat carries out all the day-to-day work of the organisation.
President - Wolfgang Göbel
The President is the legal representative of the association and represents it for all external purposes as well as having the management responsibilities for the Secretariat staff. In co-operation with the Vice-President, Executive Director and Board Advisor, the President agrees key strategic direction, positions and messages. He is also responsible for the development of new member services and strategic alliances that support the direction of the association such as the manufacturers' European representative ACEA, or international associations such as AIAG.
Vice-President & Chairman of the Board - Bjorn Svenningsen
The Vice-President is also the Chairman of the Board and deputises for the President in all matters. He is also responsible for the development of the membership in co-operation with all Board members, and for the association's relationship with the manufacturers' senior logistics representatives.
Treasurer - Costantino Baldissara
The Treasurer is responsible for all financial matters including budgeting, membership fees and the management of the reserves that have been generated.
Other Board Member responsibilities:
All ECG Board members take responsibility for one or more areas of activity in support of the objectives of the association. These comprise Working Groups, regional responsibility (including holding regular regional meetings) and special projects.