PEFC announces that Ben Gunneberg is departing PEFC after a long career as Secretary General/CEO. Mr Gunneberg has been the leading advocate for PEFC and for common objective of promoting sustainable forest management during his 22 years of service.
For the transition period, Michael Berger, PEFC's Deputy Secretary General and Head of Technical Unit, has taken over the role of acting Secretary General from beginning of January.
PEFC is now in the process of recruiting a successor. A vacancy announcement will soon be published, and the Board looks forward to finding the best candidate for PEFC.