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Board of Directors

Board of Directors

EFFRA is managed by a Board of Directors whose members are elected by the General Assembly for a term of two years. The composition of the Board reflects the diversity of European manufacturing and includes suppliers as well as customers of production technologies, trade associations, research centres and universities.

Members of the Board

Chairman

Olaf Pannenbäcker - Continental Automotive Technologies GmbH

Vice Chairman

Marco Taisch - Politecnico di Milano

Vice Chairwoman

Juliane Hess - BOSCH

Treasurer

Herman Derache - SIRRIS

VTT

Riikka Virkkunen

Iberomoldes

Joaquim Menezes

Volvo Group

Johan Svenningstorp

Comau

Ennio Chiatante

Continental Eng.Services & Products

Stefan Kammann

Matador Group

Štefan Rosina

Mondragon

Eduardo Beltran

Teknikföretagen

Cecilia Warrol

FMTI

Sabine Hesse

CETIM

Philippe Lubineau

Orgalim

Malte Lohan

ManuFuture ETP

Maurizio Gattiglio

Agoria

Julie Leroy

VDMA

Eric Meiser

The Board convenes two to three times per year and oversees, amongst other matters, the drafting of research priorities, financial management and cooperation with the European Union.