From left to right: Luc Valaize (France), Jan Manders (Netherlands), Ella Stengler (CEWEP), Ferdinand Kleppmann (Germany), Weine Wiqvist (Sweden) and Daniele Fortini (Italy).

The Confederation of European Waste-to-Energy Plants (CEWEP) has re-elected its President, Ferdinand Kleppmann for a further four year term.

German, Kleppmann, who is also the ‘founding father’ of the association was re-elected during the organisation’s annual general meeting, held in Brussels this September.

“With the forthcoming revision of the EU waste legislation, it is essential that CEWEP has a good team at its helm to communicate the important role waste-to-energy plays in sustainable integrated waste management,” commented Kleppmann.

“Treating waste not suitable for quality recycling while generating energy from it: a win-win solution for EU resource and energy efficiency goals,” he added.

Kleppmann, is also President of the German Waste-to-Energy association, ITAD.

The following were re-elected as CEWEP’s Deputy Presidents: Luc Valaize (President of the SVDU – France), Jan Manders (Dutch Waste Management Association), and Daniele Fortini (President of Federambiente – Italy). Weine Wiqvist (Avfall Sverige – Sweden) became CEWEP’s Swedish Deputy President. He is the successor of Håkan Rylander, who has been committed to CEWEP from the very beginning.

CEWEP’s President and Deputy Presidents are nominated for a period of 4 years.

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