On the occasion of the 2014 TBE Congress in Naples, and as already foreseen, Yiannis Maliouris, CEO of B. Maliouris S.A., took over from Heimo Scheuch as TBE President. After six years as President, Dr Scheuch, CEO of Wienerberger AG, will stay on as TBE Vice-President.
Mr Maliouris and Dr Scheuch restated the importance of TBE as a representative body of the whole European bricks and roof tiles industry and welcomed the opportunity to hold the 2014 TBE meetings together with those of the Italian national association ANDIL.
Moreover, they reaffirmed that TBE in its highly efficient structure shall continue its efforts to work together with the European institutions in order to further develop the industry, its presence in Europe and assist in facing the challenges within the European legal framework.
Clay bricks and roof tiles as the preferred construction materials for residential construction in Europe provide not only for energy efficient and long lasting construction but also ensure affordable housing all over Europe!