The ACEA Annual Reception took place on 28 January 2014 in the Brussels Autoworld.
ACEA Secretary General Erik Jonnaert welcomed guests to the 2014 ACEA Annual Reception, which took place in the Brussels Autoworld on January 28. Around 250 guests listened to speeches given by ACEA President and PSA Peugeot Citroën CEO Philippe Varin and by Commission Vice-President Antonio Tajani.
Mr Varin used the occasion to launch two new ACEA publications: Shifting into Higher Gear - a publication exploring ACEA's priorities for the implementation of CARS 2020, and Mapping the Automobile Industry - a useful guide to the automobile industry's contribution to society and the economy. He also took the opportunity to publically unveil ACEA's new corporate website.
The event was an occasion to say farewell to former ACEA Secretary General Ivan Hodac, who led ACEA for 12 years until 2013. Mr Hodac thanked ACEA staff, partners and the EU institutions for their support and cooperation during his tenure.
- Date: 28 Jan 2014 — 28 Jan 2014