Our people

President & Vice Presidents

The President assisted by a 1st and 2nd Vice President ensures the coordination of work and CECE's external representation.

President 1st Vice President
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Niklas Nillroth
Volvo CE

Alexandre Marchetta

Steering Group & Executive Committee

The Steering Goup consists of the President, the Vice Presidents and an industry representative from the national member associations. The Executive Committee is composed of Directors of National Associations or persons proposed by them to fill this role. The Executive Committee has the widest powers for the administration and the management of the association.

Steering Group   Executive Committee
AEB | Russia - Andrey Komov, Volvo CE AEB | Russia
AGORIA | Belgium - tba AGORIA | Belgium - Nathalie Nicolas
ANMOPYC | Spain - Jordi Perramon, AUSA  ANMOPYC | Spain - Jorge Cuartero
CEA | UK - Charles Stevenson, JCB CEA | UK - Rob Oliver
EVOLIS | France - Alexandre Marchetta, Mecalac  EVOLIS | France - Olivier Dario
FFTI | Finland - Marjut Seppälä, Sandvik Mining and Construction Oy  FFTI | Finland - Ville Saloranta
FMIB | Netherlands - Paul Burger, Hitachi FMIB | Netherlands - Igor de Liefde
FMMI | Austria - Ulrich Hammerle, Liebherr FMMI | Austria - Barbara Schicker
IMDER | Turkey - Merih Özgen, Hidromek IMDER | Turkey - Oğuz Yusuf Yiğit
SVSS | Czech Republic - Bernd Holz, Ammann SVSS | Czech Republic - Pavel Urban
SACE | Sweden - Niklas Nillroth, Volvo CE  SACE | Sweden - Calle Beckvid
UNACEA | Italy - Nicola Darpino, CNH Industrial Construction Europe UNACEA | Italy - Luca Nutarelli
VDMA| Germany - Johann Sailer, Geda-Dechentreiter  VDMA| Germany - Joachim Schmid


Our team

Riccardo Viaggi | Secretary General | sg@cece.eu

Riccardo represents the construction equipment sector towards the European Union institutions. He mantains stakeholder and partner relations, and manages the work of CECE’s Brussels office.

Belén Bravo | Technical Policy Manager - Environment | belen.bravo@cece.eu

Belén leads and coordinates the technical policy activities related to environmental issues, including the engine exhaust emissions legislation, CO2 emissions, WEEE, RoHS, industrial emissions and digitalisation.

Caio Lobo | Technical Policy Manager - Safety | caio.lobo@cece.eu

Caio leads and coordinates the technical policy activities related to technical issues, including machinery safety, outdoor noise legislation, road circulation, digitalisation and standardisation.

Roma Guziak | Communications Manager | roma.guziak@cece.eu

Roma is responsible for managing and developing CECE’s communication activities and organisation of the events. She also manages the monthly Business Barometer.

Antonio Pavanello | Public Affairs Manager | antonio.pavanello@cece.eu

Antonio builds and enhances CECE’s relations with the EU Institutions as well as with other industrial stakeholders. He works in close liaison with CECE’s Technical Policy Managers on EU single market and environmental policies. He monitors EU initiatives on digitalisation, trade and industrial policy.

Sebastian Popp | Secretary Statistical Commission | sebastian.popp@cece.eu

Sebastian leads and coordinates all CECE activities related to statistical and economic analysis. Based at VDMA in Frankfurt, he is supported by Hans Jürgen Pons who manages the CECE statistical exchanges.

Martina Scherbel | Press Officer | martina.scherbel@cece.eu

Based at VDMA in Frankfurt, Martina manages CECE's relations with trade press. She also supports the organisation of the larger CECE events.