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Agenda Weekly

Up-to-the-minute newsletter on personnel changes and events.

Personnel News

European

Commission

European

Commission

Centre

International

de Formation

Européenne

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ELISABETH SCHICK

BASF

Lutz Güllner

Spokesperson for trade

Nationality: DE

Working languages:

DE, EN, FR, NL

Start date:

16.03.2009

Pierre Schellekens

Head of Representation

Nationality: SE

Working Languages:

DE, EN, FR, NL, SE

Start date:

16.03.2009

Jean-Claude Juncker

President

Nationality: LU

Start date:

13.03.2009

E U R O P E A N

JAMES APPATHURAI

NATO

FIONA WILKINSON

VISA EUROPE

BJÖRN EDLUND

ROYAL DUTCH SHELL

New EU Commission Spokesperson for trade

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25.03.2009

Lutz Güllner has been appointed Spokesperson for trade at the European Commission. He

replaces Peter Power, who has taken leave of absence from the Commission to work in Lon-

don for Peter Mandelson, who recently left his post as Trade Commissioner. Güllner previ-

ously worked as Country coordinator/ team leader for Russia in DG Trade/E1 – Unit for trade

relations with the CIS, Balkans and acceding MS between 2006 and March 2009. He has a

Diploma (M.A.) in International Relations from the Free University of Berlin (thesis on inter-

national EU-US trade relations) and a Diplôme franco-allemand en sciences politiques et

sociales (international relations) from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris.

Schellekens as Head of Representation in Sweden

The European Commission has appointed a new Head of Representation in Sweden, Pierre

Schellekens. He joined the European Commission in 1996 and has most recently been work-

ing in DG Maritime Affairs, as Head of Unit for Maritime Policy in the Baltic and North Sea.

Prior to this, he was the deputy Head of Cabinet of the Commissioner for Environment Stavros

Dimas from 2004 to 2008. Representations are the official voice of the European Commission

in the Member States. They are responsible for explaining policies of the European Union and

making Europe more understandable to people.

CIFE re-elects Jean-Claude Juncker as President

Jean-Claude Juncker, the Prime Minister of Luxembourg, has been re-elected as President

of CIFE, the Centre International de Formation Européenne (or the International European

Training Centre). It is Juncker’s second term of office at the centre. CIFE was created in 1954,

and offers various multidisciplinary higher education programmes on European integration.

Juncker became Luxembourg’s Prime Minister in 1995. He has served two six-month terms as

President of the European Council, in 1997 and 2005.

ETIENNE DAVIGNON

CSR EUROPE

MIKE WING

IBM


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CRISTINA GALLACH

COUNCIL OF THE

EUROPEAN UNION

EDWARD BICKHAM

ANGLO AMERICAN PLC


REGISTER

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ANTHONY GOOCH

OECD

NICHOLAS SHARPLES

SONY EUROPE


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Up-to-the-minute newsletter on personnel changes and events.

Personnel News

European

Public Affairs

Consultancies’

Association

DIGITAL-

EUROPE

European

Copper

Institute

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José Lalloum

Chairman

Nationality: FR

Working languages:

EN, FR

Start date:

19.03.2009

Bridget Cosgrave

Director General

Nationality: IR/CA

Working Languages:

EN, FR

Start date:

March 2009

Irina Dumitrescu

Communications

Manager

Nationality: RO/BE

Working Languages:

EN, FR, RO

Start date:

16.03.2009

José Lalloum re-elected EPACA Chairman

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25.03.2009

The European Public Affairs Consultancies’ Association (EPACA) has elected a New Man-

agement Committee during its Annual General Meeting in Brussels. José Lalloum has been

re-elected as EPACA Chairman, a position he first took up in 2007. Lalloum is founder and

managing partner of LOGOS Public Affairs. A European public affairs and communication

specialist, he has been active in Brussels since 1991, working as a consultant and director in

leading Public Affairs consultancies, and as Secretary General of a European Federation.

New Director General at DIGITALEUROPE

Bridget Cosgrave has been appointed Director General of DIGITALEUROPE, the principle ad-

vocacy group of the European digital economy. She takes over from Mark MacGann, who is

now leading EU affairs at Weber Shandwick in Brussels. Cosgrave has built her career in the

ICT, financial services and industrial sectors. She was a member of the Executive Committee

of Belgacom Group for six years, during which she was founder President, CEO and Chairman

of Belgacom International Carrier Services, Chief Operation Officer a.i. of Fixed Lines Services,

and Executive Vice President of the Enterprise division. She also served on the boards of Bel-

gacom Mobile and Telindus Group.

Dumitrescu Manages Communications at ECI

Irina Dumitrescu has been appointed Communications Manager at the European Copper In-

stitute (ECI). She replaces Christian de Barrin. Previously, Dumitrescu was Communications

Counsellor for Cefic (the European Chemical Industry Council), working in the corporate com-

munications department. She has a background as a journalist, specialised in corporate com-

munications.


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Events: highlights of the week ahead

»

30 – 31 MARCH

The Brussels Tax Forum

2009

The Brussels Tax Forum is an annual conference

that brings together policy makers, experts,

stakeholders and the general public from all

over the world to discuss tax issues of particu-

lar political and general interest. The Brussels

Tax Forum is hosted by László Kovács, the EU

Commissioner responsible for Taxation and

Customs Union (above).

European Commission,

Charlemagne building

02 – 03 APRIL

Culture and creativity as

vectors of Development

This Colloquium, open to a large public, intends

to gather 500 cultural and development pro-

fessionals, as well as policy-makers, from ACP

and EU countries. The event aims at creating a

platform for debates, analysis and exchanges

of views, in order to identify new solutions that

could substantially strengthen future EU ac-

tions in the fields of culture and development

European Commission, Egmont Palace

Place du Petit Sablon 8 More

Happy Birthday

Olli Rehn

Agenda Weekly

Publisher: Rudolf Hetzel

Commissioner

31.03.1962

»

30 MARCH

Towards a Strategic

EU-Russia Partnership

The Centre for European Studies, the Constan-

tinos Karamanlis Institute for Democracy and

the Hanns-Seidel-Stiftung are organising this

conference to discuss a strategy for a EU-Rus-

sia partnership, common interests and joint

challenges.

Hanns Seidel Stiftung,

Goethe Institut, Rue Belliard 58 1

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01 APRIL

The Big Debate:

Daniel Cohn-Bendit

vs Declan Ganley

The Centre hosts a pre-election debate be-

tween Declan Ganley, founder of Libertas,

and Daniel Cohn-Bendit, Co-President of the

Greens-European Free Alliance Group in the

European Parliament and head of list for

‘EuropeEcologie’ in the Ile de France region for

this June’s elections.

The Centre,

30 MARCH

The EU Response to the

Economic Crisis

The Centre of European Policy Studies is con-

ducting this conference to discuss the Euro-

pean Investment Bank’s contribution to fac-

ing the economic crisis. Philippe Maystadt,

President of the European Investment Bank,

will contribute to the conference.

Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS),

Place du Congrès 1

More Avenue Marnix 22

More

Parc Leopold,137 – Rue Belliard

More

»

More

02 APRIL

Can eHealth ease the

cost of ageing Europe?

What contribution can eHealth and associ-

ated novel telehealth services, including di-

agnosis, treatment and monitoring at home,

make to cutting the costs of the chronically

ill, who already account for four fifths of Eu-

rope’s spending on healthcare? And what role

can and should the EU play in fostering the

spread of eHealth?

Friends of Europe, Bibliothèque Solvay,

»

info@europeanagenda.eu

www.europeanagenda.eu

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Giorgio Carollo MEP, 30.03.1944 Jan Zahradil MEP, 30.03.1963 Philip Dimitrov Dimitrov MEP, 31.03.1955

Andrea Losco MEP, 31.03.1951 Mia de Vits MEP, 31.03.1950 Cristina Gallach, Spokesperson for J. Solana, 01.04.1960

Antonio López-Istúriz White MEP, 01.04.1970 Viktória Mohácsi MEP, 01.04.1975 Guido Podestà MEP, 01.04.1947

Alexander Stubb, Minister for Foreign Affairs, 01.04.1968 László Tökés MEP, 01.04.1952 Daniel Varela

Suanzes-Carpegna MEP, 01.04.1951 Jim Allister MEP, 02.04.1953 Roland Gewalt MEP, 02.04.1958 Michael P.

Clausecker, UNIFE, 03.04.1966 Nigel Farage, Independence/Democracy Group 03.04.1964 Robert Goebbels

Vice-Chairman Socialist Group in the European Parliament, 03.04.1944 Daniel Caspary MEP, 04.04.1976 Den

Dover MEP, 04.04.1938 Struan Stevenson MEP, 04.04.1948 Witold Tomczak MEP, 05.04.1957

Helios Media

European Agenda

02 – 03 APRIL

Global Progressive

Forum: New Globalisation

for Progressive Change

The Global Progressive Forum brings together

politicians, trade unions, NGOs and representa-

tives of international organizations to elaborate

ways of tackling the outcomes of globalisation

while engaging in a new vision of a globalised

world from which we can all benefit. This year,

Bill Clinton (right) will be among the guests.

European Parliament,

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Place Luxembourg More

Tel +32 (0) 2 / 2 19 22 90

Fax +32 (0) 2 / 2 19 22 92


job agenda 12

Politics Media Communications

25.03.2009

Job Market Please mention European Agenda when you apply.

Associate Director

The European Foundation for Democracy (EFD)

is now planning to expand and strengthen its

team with an Associate Director. This is a senior

management position reporting directly to the

Executive Director. We offer the opportunity to

work in a challenging and rewarding environ-

ment in which ideas can be transformed into

projects.

Organisation: EFD

Location: Brussels More

Researcher/Lecturer

The EIPA is seeking a researcher/lecturer. Main

responsibilities will be related to the manage-

ment of projects in general and the mainte-

nance of close and constant liaison between

the Centre and the Luxembourg Foreign Min-

istry with respect to Technical Assistance

Cooperation projects in candidate and as-

sociate countries in the Balkan region un-

der various Conventions with the Ministry.

Organisation: EIPA

Location: Luxembourg More

Capacity Building Officer

The European Foundation Centre (EFC) is recruit-

ing a creative, innovative and enthusiastic indi-

vidual to oversee the launch of its new capacity

building programme. The successful candidate

will coordinate the training and professional

development of European foundation profes-

sionals, with a particular emphasis on emerging

leaders.

Organisation: EFC

Location: Brussels More

Senior Regulatory Development

Managers (EU or International)

£excellent + benefits | Bristol, UK

About us

Imperial Tobacco Group PLC is a FTSE 25 company with a turnover in excess of £20bn. With

40,000 employees and a portfolio of some of the world’s best known tobacco products sold in

over 160 markets worldwide, Imperial Tobacco is the fourth largest international tobacco com-

pany in the world. Our Group Regulatory Department represents the company in this fast-paced

market, keeping up with constantly evolving regulatory demands.

About the role

We’re looking for two proud ambassadors of the brand to work in the EU and internationally.

These are intrinsic and powerful positions where you’ll devise strategies to influence current

legislation, immersing yourself in the tobacco industry to keep our business at the forefront of

discussion.

About you

Awareness of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control and EU Tobacco Product Directive

will be essential as you educate managers at a regional level. Bringing a firm head and resilient

approach as you move in political circles; a working knowledge of global regulations, and regional

and national institutions would be ideal. An able presenter with strong leadership qualities, your

networking skills will be first-class. Fluency in German or French would be an advantage.

Benefits and apply

In return for your ambition and enthusiasm, you’ll enjoy great opportunities to develop as you

relish the chance to embrace and implement change at a very senior, influential level. For both

roles you’ll need to be flexible enough to travel wherever the business takes you.

To apply send your CV and covering letter to Corporate Centre HR, PO Box 244, Southville, Bristol

BS99 7JU, UK or email CorporateCentre.HR@uk.imptob.com

Closing date: 10th April 2009.

Director

World Vision International is looking for a Di-

rector for its Brussels office to provide stra-

tegic leadership, and optimise influence and

resources in World Vision’s relationship with

the European Commission, parliament and

other EU institutions. The post holder will

work closely with World Vision offices in Eu-

ropean countries and with World Vision col-

leagues in

Organisation: World Vision

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Looking to recruit?

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sionals in Brussels and Europe – place an advert

here! Just click on the link below for the relevant

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Organisation: European Agenda

Location: Brussels, Belgium

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