Founded in 1991, Europacable is the voice of all leading European wire and cable producers. Europacable members include the largest cable makers in the world providing global technology leadership, as well as highly specialized small- and medium sized businesses from across Europe.
Globally our members employ over 70.000 people of which more than 50% in Europe generating a turnover over € 20 billion in 2014. The product scope of our members covers the full range of energy and communication cables.
Europacable is proud to represent the producers of these high performance products at European level.
Thomas Neesen joined Europacable in 1996 from the German Cablemaker Association where he had been in charge of European Affairs. Thomas is responsible for the overall operations and administration of Europacable. In addition to his function in Europacable Thomas currently serves the International Cablemakers Federation (ICF) as Secretary General.
Pierre Gérin has a 20 years experience at general management level in the IT industry and was MD of a Belgian Chamber of Commerce. From 2000 until 2012 he was MD of the Belgian Cablemaker Association Cablebel. Pierre was Deputy Secretary General of Europacable until December 2013 and will continue to serve the Accessories Group as Secretary.
Dr. Volker Wendt
Director Public Affairs
Volker Wendt has over 15 years of experience in the field of EU Public Affairs and communications. At Europacable, Volker is responsible for leading the Association’s EU lobbying engagements with a focus on EU energy, telecom and environmental policies.
Jayne Kelly supports the Europacable Secretariat since May 2015. Prior to that she has served as the Europacable financial administrator.