Organisational Announcement

Changes in the European Union Affairs Committee (EAC), and the Corporate Responsibility Activities Circle (CSR-C)

We begin the New Year by informing you of the following changes in the European Union Affairs Committee (EAC), and the Corporate Responsibility Activities Circle (CSR-C), which took place in the last quarter of 2019. Using this occasion let us wish you a Happy New Year!

EAC - Digital Services Working Group

Blandine Eggrickx (Le Groupe La Poste) was appointed Vice-Chair of the newly created Digital Services working group.

Having joined the Groupe La Poste in 2015, Blandine is currently working as the European Affairs Officer within the company’s Directorate of European and International relations. In this role she is responsible for monitoring the EU Regulation developments on Digital & Postal services, maintaining relations with European institutions and attending working group meetings both at national and EU level (including MEDEF, Syntec Numérique, UDM, FEDMA, PostEurop), where she provides reports on e-commerce and digital affairs.

Blandine, holds a master’s degree in Public Affairs, from the University of Paris-Dauphine, and a bachelor’s degree in social & economic sciences from the Institut Catholique de Paris. In her new role, she will be supporting the Chair of the working group, Michela Raco (Poste Italiane).

EAC - PEGAS Working Group

Herwig Vanhoey (bpost), was appointed the new Vice-Chair of the PEGAS working group, thus replacing Inge van den Bulk (PostNL).

Herwig is Security Manager at bpost, responsible for the company’s physical security, theft prevention and cash in transit. He is also an active member of several working groups and committees for stakeholders, such as the Federation of Enterprises in Belgium, the Belgian Ministry of Home Affairs, the Banking Federation, the Universal Postal Union, the Federation of Belgian Transport Companies and the European Corporate Security Association.

Prior to joining bpost in 2009, Herwig worked for several years in the Belgian Banking Association and was also a member of the Military police. He holds a master’s degree in Psychological Sciences from the University of Brussels. As Vice-Chair of the working group, he will be supporting Gabriel de Brosses (Le Groupe La Poste).

CSR-C – Environment working group

The CSR activities circle welcomes Anita Žibrat (Pošta Slovenije) as the new Chair of the Environmental working group. 

At Pošta Slovenije, Anita currently manages an infrastructure project aimed at expanding the existing Mail Sorting and Logistics Centre in Ljubljana. In the area of environmental issues, she leads the Energy Efficiency Group and manages the preparation of the 2025 Energy Efficiency Strategy.

Anita is responsible for the preparation of all segments of the investment plan and participates in all major company development projects. She has deep knowledge and years of experience in preparing studies and monitoring project implementation. She has also led the e-procurement development project and was a member of Pošta Slovenije’s Strategic Development Program.

Anita completed her studies in international trade, strategic and project management.

CSR-C – Social Affairs Committee

Margaux Meidinger (Le Groupe La Poste) has been appointed as the new Chair of the Social Affairs Committee, thus replacing her La Poste colleague, Emmanuel Vivet, who has left the company.

On behalf of all Members, we would like to welcome Blandine, Herwig, Anita and Margaux in their new roles. We would also like to take this opportunity to thank both Inge and Emmanuel for all their commitment and work within the PostEurop PEGAS working group and the Social Affairs Committee respectively.  We wish them all the best in their new projects.


Botond Szebeny
PostEurop Secretary General

See also

POSTEUROP is the association which represents European public postal operators. It is committed to supporting and developing a sustainable European postal communication market accessible to all customers and ensuring a modern and affordable universal service. Our Members represent 2.0 million employees across Europe and deliver to 800 million customers daily through over 175,000 counters

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