September 24, 2020. Today, the NGVA Europe General Assembly has renewed the Executive Board, and Dr Timm Kehler was elected as the association’s new President.
Dr Timm Kehler has been serving as Chairman and CEO of Germany’s leading gas advocacy group “Zukunft ERDGAS e. V.” since 2013. Before today’s election and since May 2018, he has held the position as Senior Vice President at NGVA Europe to further promote the benefits of natural gas mobility on a European level.
Accepting his new role, President Kehler commented: “I am honored to succeed Philippe Van Deven (ENGIE) as President of NGVA Europe. As priorities of my election period I would like to maintain the focus of the association on the upcoming reviews of the CO2-regulation and continue the development of NGVA Europe towards climate-neutral gases.”
He succeeds Philippe Van Deven (ENGIE) who held the office since May 2018.
Further to the appointment of the new President, with the renewal of the Executive Board, Nadège Leclercq (Westport Fuel Systems) was elected as Senior Vice President. John Wilson (Total) became new Secretary of the Board. Christian Hoellinger (Shell) is joining Lennart Pilskog (Volvo) and Michele Ziosi (CNH Industrial) as Vice-Presidents.
Celebrating today’s elections, Secretary General Andrea Gerini stated: “I am pleased to congratulate the new Executive Board Members, and Dr Timm Kehler to his new position as President of NGVA Europe bringing his experience and vision in a crucial period of discussions about the future of the transportation system. At the same time, I am also very grateful to Philippe Van Deven who successfully led the association for the past two years, and who NGVA Europe wishes to thank for his valuable contribution to promote the necessary role of gas in transport in Europe.”