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12 November 2021

EUnited General Assembly meetings, 4-9 November 2021

EUnited General Assembly meetings, 4-9 November 2021

This year’s programme of general assembly meetings concluded on Tuesday 9th November with the association-wide virtual EUnited General Assembly.

We would like to thank all of our member representatives who participated in the virtual general assembly meeting on Tuesday, and to member representatives who participated in each of the sectoral general assembly meetings:

  • 4th November - EUnited Vehicle Cleaning Sectoral General Assembly (online event)
  • 8th November - EUnited Robotics Sectoral General Assembly (in-person event in Frankfurt)
  • 9th November - EUnited Cleaning Sectoral General Assembly (online event)         
  • 9th November - EUnited Municipal Equipment Sectoral General Assembly (online event)


Election news – board positions

Following the management board election results during the virtual general assembly meeting, EUnited would like to welcome back Michael Häusermann (Alfred Kärcher SE & Co. KG) for another term as president of the EUnited management board. We also bid farewell to our outgoing management board members whose tenure has come to an end. Thank you to outgoing board members, Walter Zulauf (Güdel Group AG), Anton Sørensen (Nilfisk), and Peter Hug (VDMA), for their dedicated service to the association throughout their tenure. We would like to welcome the new management board members, Wilfried Eberhardt (KUKA AG) and Frank Diedrich (VDMA), who were elected and confirmed to their positions this week.

Following the election results during the EUnited sectoral general assembly meetings, the EUnited Robotics sector also bids farewell to Walter Zulauf, who has departed as vice-chairman of the EUnited Robotics board. This position of vice-chairman will be temporarily filled by Armin Haller (Güdel Group AG). The Robotics sector would like to extend a warm welcome to Armin and looks forward to working with him.



EUnited’s would like to thank the following speakers who gave a series of  interesting and insightful talks during the November GA meetings:

EUnited Robotics General Assembly meeting – 8th November

“Post-Covid market report (including Q&A)” presented by Dr. Christopher Müller, Director IFR Statistical Department

“Legislation on mandatory supply chain due diligence” presented by Judith Herzog-Kuballa, Policy Advisor for sustainability, CSR and the initiative "Blue Competence", VDMA, Frankfurt

“Climate neutrality” presented by Klaus-Dieter Axt, Head of EUnited AISBL Central Office, Brussels

“AI and machine product regulation,” presented by Kai Peters, Research & Innovation Policy Advisor, VDMA European Office, Brussel


EUnited General Assembly meeting – 9th November

“Cyber-Crime (not only) for SMEs”, Tobias Glemser, CEO of Secuvera


For questions concerning the general assembly meeting, please get in touch with or

For questions concerning any of the sectoral general assembly meetings, please get in touch with your EUnited sector contact

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