Jacob Bangsgaard to lead Ertico-ITS Europe
First publishedon www.ITSInternational.com
Ertico-ITS Europe has appointed Jacob Bangsgaard, previously director general of FIA Region I, as chief executive officer effective 1 January 2017. He succeeds Hermann Meyer, who has been CEO since February 2008.
Cees De Wijs, Ertico chairman, said Bangsgaard’s strong track record as director general at FIA Foundation made him the best candidate for the role.
Bangsgaard is a Danish national with 25 years’ experience working in Brussels on transport and mobility issues. He has been director general, Region I, of the Federation Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) since 2010 and is president of the MaaS Alliance. He has been a member of the Ertico Supervisory Board since 2012.