The college of European commissioners has today (16 September) approved two appointments to the senior ranks of the Commission’s management, both of them in the department for trade.
In May of this year, the two positions of deputy director-general for trade fell vacant in quick succession, when João Aguiar Machado was named in February as the next director-general for mobility and transport and Peter Balas was appointed in April to head the Commission’s taskforce on Ukraine. Both men left the trade department in May, leaving a gap immediately below Jean-Luc Demarty, who has been director-general for trade since 2011.
In their stead, …read more
Source: European Voice