Board

The Vienna General Assembly of September 2021 elected the following Board of Directors for the period of 2021 – 2024.


President

Guy Selbherr
CEO | Germany MBG Mittelständische Beteiligungsgesellschaft Baden-Württemberg GmbH

Guy Selbherr is member of the board of the guarantee bank of the federal state of Baden-Wuerttemberg, Bürgschaftsbank Baden-Württemberg GmbH and CEO of the SME-oriented investment company MBG Mittelständische Beteiligungsgesellschaft Baden-Württemberg GmbH.

Guy was born in 1965. He trained as lending officer at a co-operative bank. Later he studied business and administration. In 1992 he started working at the guarantee bank of the federal state of Baden- Wuerttemberg, the Bürgschaftsbank Baden-Württemberg. He then became executive assistant.

In 2004 he was elected member of the board of directors. At the same time, he became CEO of the SME-oriented investment company MBG Mittelständische Beteiligungsgesellschaft Baden-Württemberg. In June 2014 he was elected President of the association of German guarantee banks VDB, Verband Deutscher Bürgschaftsbanken, in Berlin, mandate that has been renewed in 2017.


Members of the Board

Christian Dubarry | France | AECM Vice-President, Member of the Board, BpiFrance
Enrico Gaia | Italy | AECM Vice-President, Member of the Board,  Assoconfidi
Zenón Vázquez Irizar | Spain | AECM Vice-President, Member of the Board,  CESGAR
Marijana Oreb | Croatia | AECM Vice-President, Member of the Board , HAMAG-BICRO
Dumitru Nancu |Romania | AECM Vice-President, Member of the Board , FNGCIMM
Viviane Mol | Belgium | AECM Secretary of the Board and Treasurer , SOWALFIN
Kurt Leutgeb | Austria | AECM Member of the Board, aws
Jiří Jirasek| Czechia| AECM Member of the Board, NRB
Éva Búza | Hungary | AECM Member of the Board, Garantiqa
Jēkabs Krieviņš| Latvia| AECM Member of the Board, ALTUM
Mateusz Olszak | Poland | AECM Member of the Board, BGK
Beatriz Freitas | Portugal | AECM Member of the Board, BPF
A. Kadir Akgül | Turkey | AECM Member of the Board, TESKOMB

Founding President AECM: Pablo Pombo | Honorary President

Special Honorary President with the special mandate for international relations as well as for the recognition and defense of mutual guarantee systems | José Fernando Figueiredo


AECM’s institutional history

2018-2021

President

  • Bernhard SAGMEISTER (aws, Austria)

Vice Presidents

  • Karine Desroses (SIAGI, France)
  • Guy Selbherr (VDB, Germany)
  • Enrico Gaia (Assoconfidi, Italy)
  • Zenón Vázquez Irizar (CESGAR, Spain)

Board Members

  • Marijana Oreb (HAMAG-BICRO, Croatia)
  • Jiří Jirasek (CMZRB, Czechia)
  • László Tóth (Rural Credit Guarantee Foundation, Hungary)
  • Jēkabs Krieviņš (ALTUM, Latvia)
  • Halina Wiśniewska (BGK, Poland)
  • Beatriz Freitas (BPF, Portugal)
  • Dumitru Nancu (FNGCIMM, Romania)
  • A. Kadir Akgül (TESKOMB, Turkey)
  • Daniel Goupillat (SOCAMA, France)

Secretary and Treasurer

  • Peter Sleeckx (PMV, Belgium)

Secretariat

  • Katrin STURM (Brussels)

2015-2018

President

  • Bernhard SAGMEISTER (aws, Austria)

Vice Presidents

  • Jean-Claude DEPOISIER / Gilbert REBEYROLE (SOCAMA, France)
  • Guy SELBHERR (VDB, Germany)
  • Adelio FERRARI / Enrico GAIA (Assoconfidi, Italy)
  • Pedro PISONERO PEREZ (SGR / CESGAR, Spain)

Board Members

  • Samuil SHIDEROV (NGF, Bulgaria)
  • Eva BUZA (Garantiqa, Hungary)
  • Audrius ZABOTKA (Invega, Lithuania)
  • Inga BALZEKAITE (Garfondas, Lithuania)
  • Halina WISNIEWSKA (BGK, Poland)
  • António GASPÁR (SPGM, Portugal)
  • Carmen RADU (FRC, Romania)
  • Silvia CIORNEI  (FNGCIMM, Romania)
  • Abdul Kadir AKGÜL (Teskomb, Turkey)

Secretary and Treasurer

  • Bernard JEHIN (SOWALFIN, Belgium)

Secretariat

  • Katrin STURM (Brussels)

2013-2015

President

  • José Fernando FIGUEIREDO (SPGM, Portugal)

Vice Presidents

  • Bernard STALTER (SIAGI, France)
  • Guy SELBHERR (VDB, Germany)
  • Enrico GAIA (Assoconfidi, Italy)
  • Ramón GONZÁLEZ ROSALÍA (SGR / CESGAR, Spain)

Board Members

  • Bernhard SAGMEISTER (A.W.S., Austria)
  • Inabat TÖRÖK / Zoltan URBAN (Garantiqa, Hungary)
  • Audrius ZABOTKA (Invega, Lithuania)
  • Halina WISNIEWSKA (BGK, Poland)
  • Aurel SARAMET / Silvia CIORNEI (FNGCIMM, Romania)
  • Abdul Kadir AKGÜL (TESKOMB, Turkey)

Secretary and Treasurer

  • Bernard JEHIN (SOWALFIN, Belgium)

Secretariat

  • Katrin STURM (Brussels)

2011- 2013

President

  • José Fernando FIGUEIREDO (SPGM, Portugal)

Vice Presidents

  • Francesco BELLOTTI (Assoconfidi, Italy)
  • Ramón GONZÁLEZ ROSALÍA (CESGAR, Spain)
  • Gilbert REBEYROLE (Fédération Nationale des SOCAMA, France)
  • Guy SELBHERR (VDB, Germany)

Board Members

  • Kurt LEUTGEB (aws, Austria)
  • Abdul Kadir AKGÜL (TESKOMB, Turkey)
  • Márton VADASZ (Garantiqa Zrt., Hungary)
  • Alexandros PAPARSENOS (ETEAN, Greece)
  • Aurel SARAMET (FNGCIMM, Romania)
  • Tomo GARANTINI (RRA-GIZ)

Secretary and Treasurer

  • Bernard JEHIN (SOWALFIN, Belgium)

Secretariat

  • Marcel ROY (Brussels)

2009 – 2011

President

  • José Fernando FIGUEIREDO (SPGM, Portugal)

Vice Presidents

  • Francesco BELLOTTI (Assoconfidi, Italy)
  • Ramón GONZÁLEZ ROSALÍA (CESGAR, Spain)
  • Alain AUDOUARD (SIAGI, France)
  • Guy SELBHERR (VDB, Germany)

Board Members

  • Kurt LEUTGEB (aws, Austria)
  • Aurel SARAMET (FNGCIMM, Romania)
  • Abdul Kadir AKGÜL (TESKOMB, Turkey)
  • Anikó ULRICH (AVHGA, Hungary)

Secretary and Treasurer

  • Gérard TALLOEN (Belgium)

Secretariat

  • Marcel ROY (Brussels)

2007-2009

President

  • José Fernando FIGUEIREDO (SPGM, Portugal)

Vice Presidents

  • Arrigo GHIZZONI (ASSOCONFIDI, Italy)
  • Ramón GONZÁLEZ ROSALÍA (CESGAR, Spain)
  • Gilbert REBEYROLE (Fédération Nationale des SOCAMA, France)
  • Guy SELBHERR (VDB, Germany)

Board Members

  • Kurt LEUTGEB (aws, Austria)
  • Alexandros PAPARSENOS (TEMPME, Greece)
  • Aurel SARAMET (FNGCIMM, Romania)
  • Abdul Kadir AKGÜL (TESKOMB, Turkey)
  • Anikó ULRICH (AVGHA, Hungary)

Secretary and Treasurer

  • Gérard TALLOEN (Belgium)

Secretariat

  • Marcel ROY (Brussels)

2005-2007

President

  • Hans-Herbert STROMBECK (VDB, Germany)

Vice Presidents

  • Ramón GONZALEZ-ROSALIA (Spain; banking supervision)
  • Gilbert REBEYROLE (France; relations with EU institutions)
  • Arrigo GHIZZONI (Italy; SMEs and their representative organisations) and
  • Miguel SOUSA BRANCA (Portugal; coordination EU subsidy programme)

Board Members

  • Helmut DORN followed by
  • Kurt LEUTGEB (Austria)
  • Abdul Kadir AKGÜL (Turkey)

Secretary and Treasurer

  • Gérard TALLOEN (Belgium)

Secretariat

  • André DOUETTE (Brussels)

2002-2005

President

  • Italo CALEGARI (Italy)

Vice Presidents

  • Hans-Herbert STROMBECK (Germany; Relations with Financial Institutions)
  • Gilbert REBEYROLE (France; Relations with EU Authorities)
  • Ramón GONZALEZ ROSALIA (Spain, SMEs and their representative organizations)

Board Members

  • Helmut DORN (Austria)
  • Abdul Kadir AKGÜL (Turkey)
  • Miguel SOUSA BRANCA (Portugal)

Secretary and Treasurer

  • Gérard TALLOEN (Belgium)

Secretariat

  • André DOUETTE (Brussels)

1999 – 2002

President

  • Guido VERHAEGEN (Belgium)

Vice Presidents

  • Hans-Herbert STROMBECK (Germany)
  • Italo CALEGARI (Italy)
  • Eloy BECEDAS (Spain)

Board Members

  • Helmut DORN (Austria)
  • David Bennet (UK, partim)
  • Miguel SOUSA BRANCA (Portugal, partim)

Treasurer

  • José Fernando FIGUEIREDO (Portugal, partim)

Secretariat

  • André DOUETTE (Brussels)

1996 – 1999

President

  • Thomas GARCIA (France)

Board Members

  • Klaus KÖBERLE (Germany)
  • Helmut DORN (Austria)
  • Guido VERHAEGEN (Belgium)
  • Angel MARTIN CABIEDES (Spain)
  • Giovanni CANEVELLO (Italy)
  • José FURTADO (Portugal)
  • David BENNET (UK, partim)

Secretariat

  • Sylvia ENRICH (Spain)

1992 – 1996

President

  • Pablo Pombo (Spain)

Board Members

  • Gilbert CAIRE (France)
  • Friedrich SCHÜTT (Germany)
  • Guido VERHAEGEN (Belgium)
  • Massimo VIOLATTI (Italy)

Secretariat

  • Sylvia ENRICH (Spain)

7 MAY 1995

Recognition by Royal Decree as International non-profit Association under Belgian law.