ENPC | European Nursery Products Confederation

Governance

Statutory bodies of the ENPC form the General Assembly (joint meetings with all members of the ENPC) and the Board of Directors (composed of members of the National Association). The meetings of the General Assembly held at least once a year, within six months following the date of exercise. It is in these meetings that the general policy of the association is determined as well as taking responsibility for the approval of the budget. The Council Board meetings are held at least twice a year, and it is at these meetings that the strategic direction necessary to execute the mission decided ENPC.

The technical working groups dealing with sectoral interests and technical expertise is used as a basis for common solutions. The ENPC Secretariat is responsible for the management of the association, policy issues and maintain contact with the European institutions. Working groups and the Secretariat to implement the statements and make recommendations for approval by the Board of Directors.

The current composition of the Board is as follows :


Robert Anslow

President
BPA

Mr. Anslow’s career in the nursery industry began over 40 years ago when he joined the family business Charlesworth, manufacturer of quality prams. Recognising the need for a trading platform to bring nursery suppliers and retailers together, Mr Anslow joined forces with two other companies to launch Harrogate Pram Fair in 1968. He sits on a number of European advisory and technical committees, including BSI and CEN, and is often called upon as a leading European safety expert for baby products. Mr Anslow was involved in the foundation of the European Nursery Products Confederation.


Roberto Marelli

Vice President
Assogiocattoli

Mr. Marelli has been nominated President of the European Nursery Products Confederation since May 2013. He represents ARTSANA group in different trade associations, including the Italian association Assogiocattoli, where is acting as Vice-President. Mr Marelli started his professional career in ARTSANA group as Export Manager first, and as International Subsidiary Manager progressively. He is actually ARTSANA Group European Director, a worldwide group leader in the nursery sector. He is graduated in Economy ad Milan University.


Jean Claude Jacomin

Vice President
FJP

Mr. Jacomin joined Dorel in 2003 and has held a number of executive positions within Dorel Juvenile Europe. He became Group President in 2012. Prior to Dorel, Mr. Jacomin held several international executive positions for Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) multinationals like Procter & Gamble, Danone and Mars in different parts of the world. In addition, he is also a board member of various non-profit organizations. Mr. Jacomin graduated from the ESSEC Business School in Paris with a major in finance and economics. He has a law degree from the Nanterre University.


Paolo Taverna

Treasurer
Assogiocattoli

Mr Taverna is Director General of Assogiocattoli, Italian Association for toys and nursery products, where he closely works for the implementation of innovative services for the associated companies. Previously, Mr Taverna worked as management business consultant (Touche Ross, Deloitte) dealing with marketing strategies, cost control, and organization in different sectors, from maritime to industry. After a period as Organisation Manager in a major advertisement Company, where he developed important projects at national and international level, M. Taverna joined Fiera Milano International (belonging to Fiera Milano Group) as Operating Manager first, and General Manager later. He graduated in Business Administration at Milan Bocconi University.


Michel Moggio

General Secretary
FJP

Michel Moggio is Director General of FJP, the French trade association for Toys & Nursery articles. He is rich of more than 20 years experience in the sector as he previously was Vice -President International for Mega Brands, after having been the Managing Director for Hasbro subsidiary in France. He  graduated from HEC Paris Business School and Paris 9 Dauphine university.


Alessandro Zanini


BDKH

Mr. Zanini represents Britax Römer – where he is acting as Senior Sales Manager for Central Europe – at the BDKH (Bundesverband Deutscher Kinderausstattungshersteller). He has been nominated President of this national association since September 2013. Mr. Zanini started his professional career in Italy at “l’inglesina Baby SpA” and is working in the baby products sector for more than 20 years in different countries and for different companies.
He is graduated in Economy at the Venice University.


Liberto Folch


ASEPRI

Mr Folch is the Bebe due founder and co-owner since 1989, and he has more than 26 years of working experience in the nursery industry. He is the actual Vice President of the Spanish Children and Textile Association ASEPRI, and he one of the board members of the Technological Institute for toys and childcare articles AIJU as well as of the of Madrid Childcare Fair. Mr Folch also worked as consultant at the Children Hospital Saint Jean in Barcelona, and for several NGOs. Mr Folch graduated from the EADA Business School, and he holds double Master degrees from ESADE business school with specialisation in finance and management.


Andrew Ratcliffe


BPA

Andrew has been involved in the UK nursery market at Managing Director level for 25 years and is currently MD of Dorel UK Ltd and on the management team of Dorel Juvenile Europe. During his tenure Dorel became market leader in the UK with the Maxi-Cosi and Quinny bands amongst the portfolio.  He has been a long term director of the UK’s Baby Products Association with a 5 year term as Chairman and currently acts as Treasurer. He was one of the founding directors of the ENPC and a strong advocate of associations representing the interests of industry. His early career was in consumer marketing following business studies at Manchester Polytechnic.