Philip Bruce has been confirmed as the incoming secretary general of FEICA, according to president Steve Kenny. Bernard Ghyoot, current secretary general, is retiring at the end of March. Bruce reportedly will assume full responsibilities on March 1.

Bruce previously served as managing director of Scott Bader (UK), where he led the company for more than 10 years. Bruce is currently the director of PJB Chemical Consulting Ltd.

“It is an honor to become secretary general of this distinguished organization and to have the opportunity to build on Bernard Ghyoot’s work to deliver the highest possible value for FEICA’s members and the industry as a whole,” said Bruce.

“We welcome Philip aboard and wish Bernard a very happy and well-deserved retirement after almost 10 years at the helm of FEICA,” said Kenny. “FEICA is a success story with an undoubtedly positive future. Building on FEICA’s excellent reputation in the public domain as well as with the European Commission and all related bodies, the board and I are confident that Philip will take the association to new heights.”

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