FRANCE: Francesco Scuderi has been appointed deputy secretary general of Eurovent, the European association for indoor climate, process cooling, and food cold chain technologies.

Scuderi joined Eurovent in September 2015 as technical and regulatory affairs manager and team leader process cooling and food cold chain. Before joining the association, Scuderi had gained in-depth experience in the HVACR industry for the EPTA Group as intellectual property and regulatory affairs engineer.

In addition to an extensive knowledge of EU decision-making, Scuderi is also convenor of ISO/TC86/SC7/WG2 and CEN/TC44/WG6 commercial beverage coolers and ice cream freezer standards.

In line with the generation change, the Eurovent Association has also updated its corporate identity, with an updated design, homepage, social media portals, and a new newsletter system called ClimaNovela. Furthermore, new procedures and lean measures were introduced in Versailles to increase the association’s efficiency.