On June 14, the Board of the French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Romania (CCIFER) elected Francois Coste, Groupama Romania General Manager, as its new Chairman of the Board.
Present in Romania since 2012, Francois Coste has a professional experience of over 34 years, characterised by high geographic mobility. He joined CCIFER’s Board in 2013.
“I thank CCIFER’s managers for their confidence and we will jointly continue to follow the current strategy, which consists of consolidating our community of members and of proposing a wide range of adapted services, as well as to represent the members’ interests in the public dialogue,” Mr. Coste stated.
On the same day, the Board elected Richard Perrin, KPMG Romania Advisory Partner, as CCIFER Deputy Chairman. Perrin has been CCIFER manager since 2008 and has coordinated several of the Chamber’s strategic projects.
Mr. Eric Faidy, Michelin President for Central and Southern Europe, has concluded his mission as CCIFER member after 5 years, and as CCIFER Chairman after 3 years.
CCIFER is organising over 50 events annually and offers its members networking and business opportunities. For CCIFER, 2016 marks 20 years of existence and commitment to developing companies and Romania. The Chamber brings together 450 members that represent 15 percent of Romania’s GDP and that employ over 135,000 people.