ACEM (Association des Constructeurs Européens de Motocycles), or the European association of the motorcycle industry based in Brussels, brings together all the world groups of motorcycles and scooters and has relations with European institutions
June 15, 2022
And‘Michele Colaninno the new president of ACEMthe association that brings together the manufacturers of the motorcycle industry in Europe. It happens to Stefan Pierernumber one of Pierer Mobility (KTM, Husqvarna GASGAS and WP are the main brands of the group) who has led the association for the past five years.
Michele Colaninno, son of Roberto Colaninno, is Chief Executive of global strategyproduct, marketing and innovation of the Piaggio Group, founder and president of the American company specializing in robotics Piaggio Fast Forward.
C.lasse 1976, is also CEO and General Manager of the Immsi Groupindustrial holding listed on the Milan Stock Exchange (controls the Piaggio Group, active in the financial, real estate and industrial sectors, with a turnover of over 1.7 billion euros.
It is referred to by many as the future president also of the Piaggio Group.
Lhe election of the new ACEM leadership took place during the annual General Assembly held in Brussels today. In addition to Colaninno, the association has nominated three vice presidentsi who will support the president during his two-year term. I’m: Stefan PiererCEO of KTM AG, and the outgoing president of ACEM, Markus Schrammhead of BMW Motorrad, e Eric de Seynespresident of Yamaha Motor Europe. (in the photo above, from left: de Seynes, Pierer Colaninno and Schramm)
“As the new president of ACEM – he said Michele Colaninno –, I am very grateful to the other motorcycle manufacturers for the trust they have placed in the Piaggio Group in this prestigious and demanding role that I will play with the utmost commitment. I will work with all members of the Association to promote the priorities described in Vision 2030+, ACEM’s strategic document that responds to the future needs of mobility in a world that will be increasingly sustainable. As part of this Vision, the European motorcycle industry will continue to work to bring innovative, low-carbon vehicles to the market for urban commuting, leisure and mobility in general.
We will also intensify our dialogue with the institutions of the European Union and we will increase the cooperation of the sector in strategic areas, such as connectivity, safety and electrification ”.
“Stefan Pierer has done an excellent job in positioning ACEM for the future and in strengthening our team in Brussels – were the words of Antonio PerlotACEM Secretary General –. This was essential at a time when mobility and industrial ecosystems in Europe were undergoing rapid and major transformations, and remains an important factor as these changes continue.
I look forward to working with Michele Colaninno and our new management team, our partners in European institutions and other stakeholders in the mobility space, to ensure that opportunities are seized in the interest of the motorcycle industry and society. “
ANCMA underlines the importance
Un comment also came from Paolo MagriPresident of Confindustria ANCMA: “It is an important appointment that represents for the made in Italy industry an important return to the top European associations of reference and that comes at a time full of significant challenges for the mobility industry. Also in light of the renewed leadership that two-wheelers have taken on the market, ANCMA will not fail to make its active contribution and will continue to support ACEM’s activity and the action of the new president, committing itself to reaffirming its economic, social and cultural role. of the sector, the interests of manufacturers and users.
Best wishes for a good job go to him and to the authoritative vice presidents ”.