The President

On 17 June 2020, the FoodDrinkEurope Board elected its President, Mr. Marco Settembri and on 29 June 2023, Mr. Settembri was re-elected for a second term.

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is composed of 17 Directors, all of whom are CEOs of food and drink companies. The Board defines FoodDrinkEurope’s vision, policies and priorities in accordance with the Roadmap, which it submits to the General Assembly for approval.

General Assembly

The General Assembly is composed of all FoodDrinkEurope members (national federations, European sector associations and large food and drink companies). It approves the annual accounts, adopts the Roadmap and establishes internal rules of procedure.

Each member has voting rights in the General Assembly, currently allocated as follows:

45% for national federations
40% for large food and drink companies
15% for European sector associations

Committee of Directors General (CDG)

The Committee of Directors General (CDG) is composed of representatives from each national federation and European sector association. It ensures smooth communication between the secretariat and its members.

Liaison Committee (LC)

The LC is composed of large food and drink companies established in Europe. It is a direct member of FoodDrinkEurope.