Andreas Bertaggia elected new EFDA President

The EFDA Assembly of Delegates has elected Andreas Bertaggia from Bossard as the new President of EFDA. Andreas Bertaggia is Vice-President, Head of Global Supply Chain of Bossard Group based in Zug, Switzerland. He has been a member of the Assembly of Delegates since 2019 and leader of the EFDA Task Force.

Andreas Bertaggia succeeds Dr. Volker Lederer as President, who held this office for ten years and decided not to run for another term.

The Assembly of Delegates also re-elected Gian Marco Dalpane, General Manager and owner of the Italian fastener distributor La Bulloneria Emiliana and delegate of EFDA’s Italian member association UDIB, as Vice-President and Vincent van Dijk, Secretary of EFDA’s Dutch member association NEVIB, as Treasurer. All officers are elected for a period of two years.

EFDA further appointed Luca Bernasconi, shareholder and Purchase Manager at the Italian fastener importer and distributor VITAL spa, as the new leader of the Task Force.

The elections of officers took place during the 7th European Fastener Distribution Conference held from 11 to 14 May 2022 in Madrid. More than 75 representatives of leading fastener distributors from several European countries joined the event hosted by EFDA’s Spanish member association ADEFI.