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Advisory and Support Group CEO Event 2017

On 21 November, President Emma Marcegaglia, Director General Markus J. Beyrer, three Vice-Presidents of BusinessEurope and CEOs of its Advisory and Support Group gathered in Brussels and met EU leaders. The group exchanged views with Vice-President Jyrki Katainen on the challenges the EU is facing and on how to support growth and job creation, trigger investment and make Europe more competitive. With Commissioner Günther Oettinger, the CEOs discussed the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) post 2020 and the budget, but also Europe’s position in the world. The group also met Deputy Director General Khalil Rouhana to discuss the digitalisation of industry and the development of the digital economy and exchanged with Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič on investment in the EU energy sector, electricity markets, mobility and moving towards a connected Energy Union in Europe. Research and innovation, and the 9th EU Framework Programme was discussed with Commissioner Carlos Moedas.

Last updated: 22 November 2017