The 2017 TBE Congress was an opportunity to celebrate the leadership of TBE’s Outgoing President Mr. Ioannis Maliouris, the CEO of B. Maliouris S.A. Mr. Mirosław Jaroszewicz from the Polish Employers Union of Building Ceramics was elected the new TBE’s President. Mr. Iaonnis Maliouris will stay on as TBE Vice-President. On this occasion, Mr. Jaroszewicz and Mr. Maliouris underlined the importance of TBE as a representative body of the European bricks and roof tiles industry and thanked for the opportunity to hold the 2017 TBE meetings in Nice. They also stated that TBE shall continue its efforts to work together with the European Institutions in order to develop its presence in Europe.
FEPF General Assembly approved the nomination by the French Chambre professionnelle de la Porcelaine, Poterie, Faïence (CPPPF), which is a member of FEPF, Mr Pascal D’Halluin (CEO Faïencerie de Gien ) as FEPF’s Vice President. Further to a long career as a marketing specialist, especially in fashion, Mr D’Halluin decided to take over Faïencerie de Gien with his associate and joined the CPPPF in 2014. In 2016 Mr D’Halluin was elected President of the Chambre and is looking forward to represent the interest of CPPPF’s members and share the voice of the French industry, especially on topics like food contact, import controls.