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Meeting with EU Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society, Günther Oettinger


On 17 June 2016, in the framework of the Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum, the Association of European Businesses met with EU Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society, Günther Oettinger.

At the meeting, the Members of the AEB Board and AEB IT & Telecom Committee had the opportunity to discuss with the Commissioner the current economic conditions in the Russian Federation and its implications for the European businesses as well as issues at stake in the IT & Telecommunications sector.

Photo from left to right:
- Clemens BLUM, Executive Vice President Industry Business, ExComm, Schneider Electric Industries SAS
- Markus BORCHERT, Senior Vice-President, Head of Market Europe, Nokia
- Frank SCHAUFF, CEO, Association of European Businesses 
- Günther OETTINGER, EU Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society
- Thomas STAERTZEL, Chairman of the AEB Board, Managing Director/CEO Porsche Russland, Porsche Center Moscow
- Stefan HOECHBAUER, President for Middle and Eastern Europe, SAP SE
- Philippe PEGORIER, AEB Board Member, Chairman of the AEB Machine Building & Engineering Committee, President of Alstom Russia
- Pavel GONTAREV, CEO, SAP Russia.