This morning [27 June 2019], Rainer Plassmann, Chair of CEEP SGI Task Force and Head of Personnel and Organisation and of the Staff Unit “Services of General Interest” at Stadtwerke Köln GmbH, was elected President by the General Assembly of the European Centre of Employers and Enterprises providing Public Services and Services of General Interest (CEEP).
Mr Plassmann will bring to CEEP his extensive experience on European affairs and on the workings of CEEP as former General Secretary of the association between 2000 and 2008, and chair of the SGI Task Force since 2011.
He has been active in Brussels for over 20 years and has always been a vocal defender of public services and services of general interest, with a wide network of contacts throughout Europe.
Rainer Plassmann’s mandate will run until December 2020. He will work in close cooperation with CEEP Presidential team, together with Vice-Presidents Milena Angelova (CEEP Bulgaria), Filippo Brandolini (CEEP Italy) and Tom Beattie (CEEP UK).