22 Apr 2020

DIGITALEUROPE launches Executive Advisory Group on Covid-19

DIGITALEUROPE has formed a new high level Executive Advisory Group to inform its COVID-19 policies and to better understand the situation on the ground for digital companies across Europe.

On 21 April, they met with Commissioner for the Internal Market, Thierry Breton, and on Friday 24 April they will meet with Executive Vice-President for a Europe Fit for the Digital Age, Margrethe Vestager.

The group brings together senior executives from a geographical and sectoral cross-section of digital and digitising industries in Europe, covering everything from early-stage SMEs to established multinationals.

Discussion in the group will revolve around DIGITALEUROPE’s recommendations to tackle COVID-19. Our priorities are to create to ensure the survival of Europe’s digital innovative eco-system and the hundreds of thousands of digital SMEs that are struggling during the crisis and to encourage investments that create a stronger and more resilient digital Europe in the recovery phase.

Read the full list of recommendations

DIGITALEUROPE’s COVID-19 response recommendations


Members of the group

  • Cecilia Bonefeld-Dahl, Director-General

    DIGITALEUROPE

  • Andreas Cleve Lohmann, CEO

    Corti (DIGITALEUROPE Future Unicorn Award Winner 2020)

  • Anita Finnegan, CEO

    Nova Leah (DIGITALEUROPE Future Unicorn Award Finalist 2020)

  • Anja Monrad, Senior VP & GM Central & Eastern Europe

    Dell

  • Bernd Ohnesorge, President EMEA

    Siemens Healthineers

  • Fabrice Moizan, General Manager for Europe

    Graphcore

  • Francesco Buonarroti, VP Janssen Chief Information Officer EMEA

    Johnson & Johnson

  • Hilary Mine, VP Nordics, Baltics & Benelux

    Nokia

  • Marc Nezet, SVP Strategy & Software

    Schneider Electric

  • Dr. Marcell Vollmer, Senior VP & CIO

    Celonis

  • Marianne Dahl, VP West Europe

    Microsoft

  • Nicola Ruggiero, CEO

    Focus Group

  • Sangpil (SP) Chun, Corporate VP Europe

    Samsung

  • Tamás Laufer, CEO

    RacioNet Zrt

  • Wendy Mars, President, EMEAR

    Cisco

  • Xavier Garambois, VP EU Retail

    Amazon

For more information, please contact:
Chris Ruff
Director for Political Outreach & Communications
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