Holz Named President of CECE
By Mike Brezonick15 January 2016
CECE, the Committee for European Construction Equipment has announced that Bernd Holz, managing director of Ammann Verdichtung GmbH and Ammann Sales Director Europe (North) has taken up the CECE presidency on behalf of the Czech association SVSS as of 1st January 2016.
CECE represents the interests of national construction equipment manufacturer associations in 13 European countries: Germany, the UK, France, Italy, Spain, Czech Republic, Sweden, Finland, the Netherlands, Belgium, Austria, Russia and Turkey.
Holz succeeds Eric Lepine (Caterpillar, Agoria), who served as president in 2014 and 2015. The new CECE leadership team includes Giampiero Biglia (CNH Industrial, Unacea) who moves from second to first vice president, and Lars-Göran Andersson (SACE, Volvo) who was recently elected CECE second vice president.
“The CECE priorities for the next term include the completion of the new engine exhaust emissions legislation in all its technical detail, as well as activities in the fields of outdoor noise regulation and machine safety standards, including the drafting of a new standard for machine visibility”, said Holz.