At a recent general meeting, the delegates of the associations affiliated to the (FDA) appointed Luc Meyer. He succeeds Ernest Pirsch, who was elected in July 2021 to replace Michel Reckinger who resigned from the post devote himself to his position as president of the business union UEL. Pirsch, director of the and former vice-president of the FDA, stepped down for personal reasons. Meyer will complete the mandate started by Ernest Pirsch until July 2023 before a possible reappointment.
Meyer, 44, is the owner of the , a business established in Bascharage since 1918. In recent years, Meyer has chaired the butchers’ owners’ federation and is currently a member of the board of the confederation of Luxembourg foods craftspeople.
Two additional vice-presidents
The delegates of the affiliated associations also voted in favour of an enlargement of the FDA's executive board. The assembly elected two new vice-presidents, (beauty care) and (building contractor).
"Two new vice-presidents were elected in order to cope with the increasing workload, especially as the elected members are personally involved in the day-to-day management of the dossiers,” the board explained.
The executive board is now composed as follows: Luc Meyer (President) and Alexa Ballmann, Tun Di Bari, Roland Kuhn and Michel Reckinger (Vice-Presidents).
The Fédération des Artisans and its 30 professional organisations represent the interests of 8,000 companies employing 100,000 people.
This story was first published in French on . It has been translated and edited for Delano.