The General Assembly of members of the Chamber of Commerce Switzerland Romania selected yesterday the new members of its Board. Markus Wirth, Country Manager of Holcim (Romania) was elected as the new President of the Chamber.
The new Board of the Chamber of Commerce Switzerland - Romania, which is elected annually, includes this year members representing the following companies: Holcim (Romania), Helvetica Profarm, Swisspor S.A., Bios International S.A., SGS Romania S.A., Fidexpert SRL, and Nestle Romania.
"I will do my best together with all Board members so that the activities of the Chamber of Commerce Switzerland - Romania become even more active and continue to further stimulate the business relations between the two countries," said Markus Wirth, the new President of the Chamber of Commerce Switzerland - Romania.
The Chamber of Commerce Switzerland - Romania is the local representative for Romania of the Chamber of Commerce Switzerland - Central Europe (SEC), and a member of the Association of Swiss Foreign Trade Chambers (SwissCham).
The Chamber has been legally set up as a Romanian Association in December 2000 and has been active since then. Membership is open to any registered entity interested in the relationship between Switzerland and Romania and sharing the objectives and goals of the Chamber.
Holcim is one of the world's leading suppliers of cement and aggregates (crushed stone, sand and gravel) as well as further activities such as ready-mix concrete and asphalt including services. The Group holds majority and minority interests in more than 70 countries on all continents, and employs some 90,000 people.
Holcim (Romania) S.A. currently operates 3 cement plants, in Turda, Campulung and Alesd, 15 environmentally-friendly ready-mixed concrete plants, and 4 aggregates plants. Holcim (Romania) S.A. currently has approximately 1,300 employees. The website of the company is www.holcim.ro.