Carlos Ghosn re-elected as ACEA President

The board of directors of the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) has re-elected Carlos Ghosn, chairman and CEO of Renault, as its President for 2015.

Speaking after his re-election, Ghosn said: “I am honoured that my colleagues on the Board have shown their continued confidence in me. 2014 is set to mark the first year of sales growth in the EU industry since 2007. Next year we will continue to push for a political environment that will help us sustain this growth.”

ACEA Secretary General Erik Jonnaert said: “Mr Ghosn has lead ACEA through an important period of political transition in Europe. Under his presidency, ACEA will continue to focus on its key policy recommendations, which are to drive innovation, to foster growth through international trade and to call for a supportive regulatory framework.”

ACEA will also be calling for of a more specific competitiveness strategy for the automotive industry in Europe which would support the commission’s Jobs, Growth and Investment Package.

ACEA’s president is elected for a year-long term, once renewable, from the CEOs, presidents or chairmen of its member companies


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