The Association of European Motorcycle Manufacturers (ACEM) has introduced its new President, in addition to three new Vice Presidents.
Michele Colannino, the Chief Executive of worldwide technique, product, advertising and marketing and innovation on the Piaggio Group, has been named because the new President of the ACEM. Colannino can also be the founding father of Piaggio Fast Forward, who makes the Gita, which is sort of a suitcase robotic that follows its proprietor round.
The election of Colannino came about in the course of the annual General Assembly of the ACEM in Brussels on 15 June 2022.
“I sit up for working with all members of the affiliation to advertise our priorities described within the Vision 2030+,” Colannino stated after his election as ACEM President. “As a part of this Vision, the European motorbike business will preserve working to convey progressive and low-carbon automobiles to the market, for commuting, leisure and concrete mobility.
“Also as a part of Vision 2030+, we are going to intensify our dialogue with the EU establishments and we are going to increase business cooperation in strategic areas for the way forward for mobility in Europe, resembling connectivity, security and electrification.”
Vision 2030+ is the ACEM’s sustainability drive, aimed toward making transport each sustainable and accessible. Colannino’s appointment as President of the ACEM comes simply after the European Parliament voted to end combustion-engined four-wheeled sales from 2035, and a part of the new President’s function going forwards shall be making certain the motorcycle industry is accommodated inside the EU’s plans for sustainable and emission-free transport.
Colannino additionally took time after his election as President to congratulate his predecessor, Stefan Pierer, of the Pierer Mobility Group which encapsulated KTM, Husqvarna, GasGas and CFMoto. “As the new ACEM President, I want to congratulate Stefan Pierer who has brilliantly been performing on this function for 5 years,” stated Colannino. “I’m additionally very grateful to my colleagues for trusting Piaggio on this prestigious and difficult function that I’ll perform with the best dedication.”
Pierer’s time in ACEM is just not completed, although, as he was elected as certainly one of three Vice Presidents who will assist Colannino in his presidency. Along with Pierer, the opposite two VPs are Dr. Markus Schramm, the Head of BMW Motorrad, and Eric de Seynes, Yamaha Motor Europe President.
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