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FISITA announces Applus IDIADA CEO as new Vice President of Europe

27 June 2017

FISITA, the international membership organisation for the automotive mobility engineering profession, today announces that Applus IDIADA CEO Dr.-Ing. Carles Grasas will join the Executive Board as Vice President of Europe.

The role of VP Europe sits alongside two other regional positons on the Executive Board – VP Americas and VP Asia - each VP contributes to the work of FISITA through their expertise and experience developed in the automotive mobility industry.

Dr. Grasas’ career spans over 30 years in the automotive industry - he is currently the Chief Executive Officer of IDIADA Automotive Technology SA, having progressed within the organisation since 1987, while he is also a member of the Board of Management of Applus Corporation.

Dr. Grasas said: “This nomination is an honour and I am happy to embrace it not just on my behalf but also on behalf of all the professionals that have shaped and lead IDIADA to where it is now. Above all I will do my best to contribute to the success of the European societies in their plans as FISITA members.”

FISITA CEO Chris Mason said: “In his new role as VP Europe, Carles brings a wealth of knowledge and experience from Applus IDIADA to the FISITA Executive Board. I’m looking forward to working together and utilising the many qualities Carles will bring to the work of FISITA."

Dr. Grasas’ full biography is published on the Executive Board section of fisita.com here.