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BCC Lunch with Etienne Schneider

January 23 2013 at 12:00
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About this event

The British Chamber of Commerce for Luxembourg is pleased to invite you to the first lunch of 2013 with Guest Speaker Etienne Schneider, Minister of the Economy and Foreign Trade.

He will be talking on the subject, "Difficult times and ways ahead".

Etienne was born in 1971 in Dudelange and  attended, amongst other educational institutions, the Institut catholique des hautes etudes commerciales (ICHEC) in Brussels and Greenwich University in London, where he was awarded a degree in commercial and financial sciences in 1995.

Prior to being appointed Minster of the Economy and Foreign Trade in 2012 he held several other positions including: Secretary General of the parliamentary group of the Luxembourg Socialist Workers Party (LSAP) in Parliament and following the municipal elections of 2005 he was elected first alderman of the municipality of Kayl, a position he held until May 2010.  In 2009 he was appointed senior government advisor to the Ministry of the Economy and Foreign Trade responsible for the Directorates of Economic Development, infrastructures and Energy and by 2011 he assumed responsibility for the Directorate General of Economic Development, Industry and Businesses.  Due to his roles within the Ministry of the Economy and Foreign Trade he became a member of the executive board of several companies and led the negotiations that resulted in the creation of ENOVOS, he became Chairman of Enovos International S.A. and Enovos Deutschland AG.  In late 2010 he assumed the role of vice-chairman of Societe nationale de credit et d'investissement (SNCI).  Upon his appointment to Minister he resigned all other positions.

This event is generously sponsored by CHAMP Cargosystems S.A. and CLdN Cobelfret Group.

We would like to remind Sustaining and Business Members that all their staff are welcome at our events and would ask that you please circulate this invitation.

We shall be meeting at 12:00 noon and lunching at 12:30 at the DoubleTree by Hilton, Luxembourg.  The cost of the event is:  BCC Members: Euros 35, Non-Members: Euros 45 payable in cash at the door. If you wish to attend this event please complete the registration form below or contact the Chamber Secretariat on Tel: 465 466; or email: mail@bcc.lu to confirm your reservation.

PRIORITY WILL BE GIVEN TO BCC MEMBERS

PLEASE NOTE: CANCELLATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED IN WRITING NO LATER THAN 12:00 NOON FRIDAY 18th JANUARY 2013.  WHERE NO WRITTEN CANCELLATION IS RECEIVED WE WILL REGRETTABLY HAVE TO INVOICE FOR THE COST OF THE MEAL.

Please let us know if you any particularly dietary requirements.

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Practical information

Wednesday 23 January 2013 12:00
DoubleTree by Hilton, 12 Rue Jean Engling, L1466 Luxembourg