Speakers 2021

We are currently working on our agenda. We will update regularly the page by adding the confirmed speakers.

This year’s title is

Beyond Covid – a green new world: scenarios, strategies & funding

We will circulate and publish the agenda once it is finalised.

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Pierre Timmermans
Member of the Management Board, DB Cargo AG

Pierre Timmermans has over 20 years of rail experience and logistics expertise, having served as CEO of Czech rail freight operator AWT, CEO of the PSA International container port group, and board member and head of contract logistics at Frans Maas, among other roles. Since March 2019 he has been a Member of the Management Board for Sales of DB Cargo.

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Wolfgang Göbel
President, ECG

Wolfgang Göbel has been working for the Mosolf Group for 40 years. He began his career at the automobile logistics specialist as an assistant to the management team and later became head of the sales/marketing and logistics department.

In May 2016 he was appointed to the position of Chief Sales Officer and member of the Management Board of the company. Wolfgang Göbel is responsible in his new remit for all the sales activities and the long-term sales strategy of the group. At the same time, he continues to exercise his previous positions within the company, which include his tasks as Managing Director of the Mosolf subsidiaries Mosolf Automotive Railway, Mosolf Logistics & Services and SAT Sächsische Autotransport und Service.

Mr. Göbel became President of ECG in May 2016 after the elections at the ECG General Assembly. Prior to this he served as Vice-President of the Association from 2009, and has been an ECG Board member since 2003.

Mike Sturgeon
Mike Sturgeon
Executive Director, ECG

Mike Sturgeon has been Executive Director of ECG – the Association of European Vehicle Logistics – since March 2010. Representing nearly 130 European companies from almost 30 countries who move finished vehicles by road, river, rail and sea. For almost 25 years ECG has provided a platform for the Finished Vehicle Logistics sector through a Secretariat based in Brussels.

Mike has more than 30 years experience in the automotive sector which has included a wide variety of roles working both for an OEM (16 years with Toyota) and also for logistics suppliers (LSPs). This extensive experience in all aspects of managing the finished vehicle supply chain has provided the ideal background to effectively represent this specialised industry at European level in all respects.

Prior to joining the motor industry Mike had a varied career which included 8 years in the military when he served in both the Royal Navy and the Royal Air Force.

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