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AEB Annual General Meeting 2017


On 20 April, 2017, the Annual General Meeting of the Association of European Businesses was held in the Hotel Renaissance Moscow Monarch, Moscow. 

The meeting was chaired by Lodewijk Schlingemann, Chairman of the Council of National Representation (CNR), AGM Chairman, who made a welcoming speech.
At the AGM were presented reports on: 
- AEB Board activities (by Thomas Staertzel, Chairman of the AEB Board);
- AEB operations (by Frank Schauff, AEB CEO);
- Report of the Council of National Representation (by Lodewijk Schlingemann, Chairman of the Council of National Representation)
- Report of the Auditing Commission (by Gerard Uijtendaal, Chairman of the AC).
The members approved by open voting the AEB Annual and Financial Report 2016, Budget 2018. 

The AEB members elected by secret voting the new Auditing Commission member. According to the election Rene Pischel, Germany, European Space Agency was re-elected as a member of Auditing Commission.

The rest members of Auditing Commission are:
1. Irina Gridneva - Regional Head of accounting and controlling, Nokia Solutions and Networks;
2. Lorenz McDougall - Finance Director, AB Services; 
3. Gerard Uijtendaal – Partner, Leadership and Human Capital Consulting AMROP KBS International. 

The AEB Board members remain the same: 
1. Filippo Baldisserotto – Managing Partner, Italcantieri LLC; 
2. Olga Bantsekina – Chief Representative, Coleman Services UK Ltd;
3. Cesaro Biggiogera – CEO, Prysmian Group Russia;
4. Paul Bruck – Main shareholder, OOO Most Service;
5. Teemu Helppolainen – Head of Segment, Housing Russia, YIT;
6. Alexander Liberov – CFO, Siemens LLC;
7. Philippe Pegorier – President, Alstom Russia Ltd;
8. Gerald Sakuler – Individual member;
9. Thomas Staertzel – Managing Director/CEO, Porsche Russland Porsche Centre Moscow.

The AEB CEO remains Frank Schauff

The AGM was addressed by official greeting letter by the Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich
The AGM was also addressed by: 
- Tatyana Valovaya, Member of the Board (Minister) on the Main Areas of Integration and Macroeconomics, Eurasian Economic Commission;
- Mikhail Zadornov, President & Chairman of the Board, VTB 24;
- Vygaudas Ušackas, Ambassador of the European Union to the Russian Federation.

The Annual General Meeting was followed by a Reception. 

We would like to inform you about the results of the Annual General Meeting 2017, please find AGM official minutes here.


AEB_Mediakit_2017.pdf View/Open
Position Paper 2016_2017.pdf View/Open
AGM 2017 Minutes.pdf View/Open