At its general assembly held on 24 March 2021 by videoconference, the European Wood-Based Panels Federation (Epf) unanimously elected Martin Brettenthaler, ceo of Swiss Krono Group, as chairman designate of Epf. That is when the third consecutive term of existing chairman Paolo Fantoni will come to an end. and Tobias Schindler, cso of Steico, to its managing board with immediate effect.
Martin Brettenthaler and Tobias Schindler, cso of Steico, were elected to managing board with immediate effect. The general assembly also accepted the related resignations from the Epf managing board of Max von Tippelskirch, of Swiss Krono group and Boris Buchwald, of Steico.
Brettenthaler will represent Epf as early as 8 April 2021, when he will deliver a speech at the wood sector’s conference on the New European Bauhaus (Wood4Bauhaus), an environmental, economic and cultural project, aiming to combine design, sustainability, accessibility, affordability and investment in order to help deliver the European green deal.