New Chairman and
Vice-Chairman of the EUMEPS Board
Press Release, Wednesday, June 1st
We are pleased to announce that the following changes of The Board were resolved at the General Assembly held on May 9th, 2011, in accordance with the statutes of EUMEPS.
1. Mr. Alessandro Augello has been elected Chairman of the Board;
2. Mr. Jos Verstegen has been elected Vice Chairman of the Board.
The appointees will take up their new roles with immediate effect.
Alessandro Augello, President of EUMEPS Packaging Section, is Technical Director of Poron Group Italy and has been elected President of the Packaging Division of EUMEPS with effect of May, 9th.
Jos Verstegen, President of Construction Section, is Director/CFO of Synbra Holding BV and has been elected President of the Construction division of EUMEPS with effect of May 9th.
EUMEPS is a European association of the EPS industry. EUMEPS membership represents over 90% of the European manufacturing industry. The common interest between members is a belief that EPS is the most cost effective packaging and insulation material. EPS packaging is the best protective packaging for valuable and fresh goods combining sustainability and competitiveness in a single packaging solution; Recycling being promoted through the world wide INEPSA network.
For thermal insulation in construction, EPS offers long-term properties such as high insulation value, high compressive strength and moisture resistance. EPS is lightweight, versatile, easy and completely safe to work with, making it the ideal material in a wide range of applications. EPS has a key role in ensuring safe, comfortable and energy efficient buildings, whilst also contributing strongly to the mitigation of greenhouse gas emission.
EPS comprises about 35 per cent of the total thermal insulation market in Europe and with over 55,000 people employed in the European EPS industry. The role of EUMEPS is to ensure that the advantages of EPS are brought to a larger audience. This is achieved by information sharing to enable an informed dialogue with stakeholders on a national and European level.
Contact: E. Meuwissen, Secretary General, e.meuwissen@
EUMEPS-European Association of EPS
Av. E. Van Nieuwenhuyse 4/3
+31 6 81431728