Philip Easthill starts tenure as Secretary-General of EBI

012Philip Easthill43371Philip Easthill started as Secretary-General of EBI in September. He takes up his position from September and follows in the footsteps of Sandrine Devos. He joins EBI after working in Public Affairs and Association Management. He also has a strong personal connection to the recreational boating industry, having grown up as an avid sailor and worked as a commercial skipper. Together with the Council and its new President Jean-Pierre Goudant, he will be lead the association on the key topics for the industry from skills to environmental policy, tourism and international trade relations.

Commenting on the appointment, EBI President Jean-Pierre Goudant said “We are delighted to complete our leadership team with Philip Easthill as Secretary-General. Representing the recreational boating sector, we look forward to promoting a common vision and engaging with Members of the European Parliament, the European Commission and stakeholders across Europe to further develop the positive economic impact of our industry.”

Philip Easthill, EBI Secretary-General commented “I very much appreciate the trust placed in me as Secretary-General of EBI and representing this exciting sector. The sector is integral to tourism, job creation in local economies and the success of small and medium-sized companies across Europe. Together with the EBI leadership I look forward to working with the new EU institutions and the key players for the recreational boating sector over the coming years.”

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