21 April 2018 
20 December 2016

Claude Membrez elected as new EMECA President

Claude Membrez, General Manager of Palexpo Geneva (Switzerland), was elected President of EMECA (European Major Exhibition Centres Association AISBL) for the upcoming two-year period 2017-2018. Current EMECA President María Martinez will continue in the EMECA Board as Vice President Strategy in 2017-2018.

Photo: J. Rattaz - Esthim 2014Photo: J. Rattaz - Esthim 2014
Claude Membrez was elected as EMECA President for the upcoming two-year period 2017-2018.
“I am delighted and honoured to accept this appointment. I look forward to working with my fellow Board Members on many strategic topics and especially for EMECA’s 25th Anniversary in 2017”, declares Claude Membrez. Maurits van der Sluis, COO of RAI Amsterdam (The Netherlands), was newly elected to the EMECA Board and will take over VP Technical Affairs position for the next 2 years.

Giorgio Contini, International Director of BolognaFiere (Italy), also a new entry, will take over the Vice Presidency for Digital Business. Furthermore, current EMECA President María Martinez will continue in the EMECA Board as Vice President Strategy in 2017-2018 and Andreas Gruchow was confirmed for another two-year term as Vice President Treasurer. Peter Ottmann and David Boon will continue their current mandates throughout the year 2017.



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