AEIP General Assembly appoints new President and Vice President for two-year mandate
At its General Assembly Meeting on 26 June 2023, the European Association of Paritarian Institutions (AEIP) appointed new AEIP President and Vice President for the upcoming two-year mandate, spanning from June 2023 to June 2025, following the organization’s rotating system of presidency.
Ms. Katja Veirto, from the Finnish Mutual Pension Insurance – ELO, has been nominated by the Finnish Pension Alliance – TELA (Finland) and appointed as the new AEIP President. Ms. Veirto expressed her enthusiasm, stating:
” The upcoming two years promise to be a captivating period as several significant developments unfold. Notably, the EU elections and the future trajectory of Europe, the green transition, and the changing nature of work are all pivotal concerns for members of AEIP.”
In addition, Mr. Carsten Burckhardt from the trade union IG BAU, nominated by the German Social Funds for the Construction Industry – SOKA-BAU (Germany), has been appointed as the new AEIP Vice President by the AEIP General Assembly. Mr. Burckhardt commented:
“As Vice- President of the AEIP, I will further promote the exchange between paritarian institutions providing social protection on European level and even internationally. Our common values such as solidarity and social justice and transparency will be at core of our work for further achievements.”
AEIP recognizes the remarkable achievements of Ms. Brigitte Pisa, who represents Agirc-Arrco and successfully completed her two-year term as AEIP President for the period 2021-2023. Ms. Pisa’s leadership was marked by numerous achievements, and her invaluable contributions to AEIP’s endeavors at the European level were widely recognized.
Reflecting on her tenure, Ms. Brigitte Pisa stated:
“ It has been an honour and privilege to serve as the AEIP President. I am confidently handing over to Katja Veirto, knowing that AEIP will persistently continue to forge alliances and partnerships, while advocating for the added value of the paritarian model. This unwavering commitment will ensure that we effectively address the diverse needs of European citizens and make a profoundly positive impact on our societies.”
AEIP expresses its sincere gratitude to Ms. Brigitte Pisa for her exceptional contributions during her tenure as President of AEIP. The organization warmly welcomes Ms. Katja Veirto and Mr. Carsten Burckhardt to their new positions and looks forward to their contributions in shaping AEIP’s future.
For further information please contact: Cécile Henrotte, AEIP Internal Affairs Manager
Find the full text of the press release here.