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Results of AEB Annual General Meeting 2016


On 21 April, 2016, the Annual General Meeting of the Association of European Businesses was held in the Conference Centre of Swissôtel Krasnye Holmy, Moscow. 

The meeting was chaired by Aage V. Nielsen, Chairman of the Council of National Representation (CNR), who made a welcoming speech. Mikhail Fishman, Editor-in-Chief, The Moscow Times, moderated the panel discussions during the meeting.  

At the AGM were presented reports on: 
- AEB activities (by Philippe Pegorier, Chairman of the AEB Board);
- AEB operations (by Frank Schauff, AEB CEO);
- Council of National Representation (by Aage V. Nielsen, CNR Chairman); 
- Auditing Commission (by Gerard Uijtendaal, Chairman of the AC).

The members approved by open voting the AEB Annual and Financial Report 2015, Budget 2017 as well as new composition of the CNR. 

The AEB members elected by secret voting the new AEB Board, Auditing Commission and the AEB CEO.

The election results are as follows: 

AEB Board members are: 
1. Filippo Baldisserotto – Managing Partner, Italcantieri LLC (15 votes); 
2. Olga Bantsekina – Chief Representative, Coleman Services UK Ltd. (27 votes);
3. Cesaro Biggiogera – CEO, Prysmian Group Russia (24 votes);
4. Paul Bruck – Main shareholder, OOO Most Service (14 votes);
5. Teemu Helppolainen – Head of Segment, Housing Russia, YIT (15 votes);
6. Alexander Liberov – CFO, Siemens LLC (28 votes);
7. Philippe Pegorier – President, Alstom Russia Ltd.(28 votes);
8. Gerald Sakuler – Individual member (16 votes);
9. Thomas Staertzel – Managing Director/CEO, Porsche Russland Porsche Centre Moscow (25 votes).

Frank Schauff has been elected as AEB Chief Executive Officer (290 votes).

The new members of the Auditing Commission are:
1. Gaёl Dumetier – Regional President, Russia & CIS, Vossloh AG (39 votes); 
2. Irina Gridneva - Regional Head of accounting and controlling, Nokia Solutions and Networks (115 votes);
3. Lorenz McDougall - Finance Director, AB Services (37 votes); 
4. Gerard Uijtendaal - Partner, Leadership and Human Capital Consulting AMROP KBS International (64 votes). 

The AGM was addressed by: 
- Mr. Alexander Shokhin, President, Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP);
- H.E. Vygaudas Ušackas, Head of the Delegation of the European Union to the Russian Federation.

The Annual General Meeting was followed by a Reception. 

More photos are avaliable on AEB Facebook page