Maurizio Orlandi new Chairman of Eurovent PG-RDC

From left to right: Maurizio Orlandi (PG-RDC Chairman), Jesus Beraza (PG-RDC Vice-Chairman).

Maurizio Orlandi (Technical Compliance & Intellectual Property Manager, Epta) was elected as the new Chairman of the Product Group during its online meeting on 14 January 2022. He has extensive experience in Eurovent and within the refrigeration industry. He will succeed Pierluigi Schiesaro (R&D Director, Arneg), who served in the industry as the Eurovent PG-RDC Chairman continuously since January 2005. The Product Group participants thank Mr Schiesaro for his long-term commitment in supporting Eurovent and accomplishing great work throughout the past years. Jesus Beraza (Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer, Koxka) was re-elected for the position of Vice-Chairman following his previous election on 28 September 2016.

The new Chairman, Maurizio Orlandi stated: “Starting with a personal thanks to Pierluigi for his contribution to this Product Group, it is a great honour for the trust you bestowed upon me, and I look forward to working in the direction of strengthening Eurovent and our industry in the European and global landscape.” Jesus Beraza further added: “I would like to show my appreciation to the group participants for having the confidence in me to continue supporting this group as the Vice-Chairman, and to stress my commitment to definitively boost fair competition, one of the main guiding principles of Eurovent.”

The next meeting of the group will take place on Wednesday, 02 February 2022 online. The Eurovent Product Group ‘Commercial Refrigeration Equipment’ covers refrigerated display cabinets (remote and integral units), walk-in cold rooms, commercial beverage coolers, ice-cream freezers and refrigeration packs. It is the largest European working group of commercial refrigeration equipment manufacturers, and the group is supported by the Eurovent Member Associations on a national level.