EIC elects its new Board for the year 2023/2024 and meets for Workshop on Infrastructure Development in the Gulf Region

Wiesbaden, 28 April 2023 - The EIC General Assembly held in Wiesbaden, Germany, re-elects Benoît Chauvin, Senior Vice-President Business Development from French contractor COLAS, as President of EIC. Gustavo Martínez, Commercial Director and Head of Digitalisation and Documentation at FERROVIAL (Spain), is elected as EIC’s new Vice-President. EIC Treasurer remains Jesper Arkil from ARKIL Holding (Denmark). Matteo d’Aloja, Head of External Relations and Communications at Ghella, has joined the EIC Board as the representative of Italy with ANCE.

EIC’s Business Workshop on 'Infrastructure Development in the Gulf Region' attracts around 100 participants from 20 countries, representing EIC member federations, member companies and business partners from construction-related industries as well as client representatives from the Gulf region. Mr Reinhard Bütikofer (The Greens/EFA in the European Parliament) opens the Workshop with a keynote speech by on 'EU Foreign Policy Priorities in an Unstable Geopolitical Environment'. In the light of the current geopolitical challenges, Mr. Bütikofer urges the EU to overcome its motto of ‘Unity in Diversity’ and to develop a stronger unified voice in Foreign Politics, as it was already the case for trade matters. Thereafter, high-level speakers and panelists explore the 'Project and Infrastructure Development' as well as 'Financing and Delivering of Infrastructure Projects' in the Gulf Region.

Please visit the EIC Website for an overview of the EIC Board 2023/2024