A Pole appointed the member of the new CAEF authorities

04 october 2023
Last weekend, the CAEF Council meeting was held in Sofia, Bulgaria; a new composition of the Management Board was appointed. The new Board is comprised of Chiara Danieli (President of CAEF), Clemens Küpper from Germany, Ignacio De la Peña from Spain, Fabio Zanardi from Italy, Mehmet Rifat Özalp from Turkey and Witold Dobosz from Poland. The Management Board has been appointed for a 3-year term of office

CAEF is the umbrella organisation of the national European foundry associations. The organisation, founded in 1953, has 22 European member states and works to promote the economic, technical, legal and social interests of the European foundry industry.  At the same time, CAEF implements activities which aim at developing national foundry industries and co-ordinating their shared international interests.  The General Secretariat is situated in Düsseldorf since 1997.

CAEF represents 4,400 European foundries. Nearly 260,000 employees are generating a turnover of 39 billion Euro. European foundries recruit 20,000 workers and engineers per year.  The primary customer base includes automotive, general machinery and construction, and electrical engineering. 


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