Congratulations to President-elect von der Leyen
- 50 concrete actions needed during first 100 days -
Today, the European Parliament has elected Ursula von der Leyen as new President of the European Commission.
BusinessEurope President Pierre Gattaz said:
“The European business community congratulates Ursula von der Leyen on her election as President of the future European Commission. We look forward to working with her and the future Commissioners to build the innovative and entrepreneurial European society needed to strengthen our economy and shape the emerging new global order according to our common European values. Strong leadership will be needed to create the conditions to have healthy and profitable companies, encourage the development of people’s talents, and pursue competitiveness-friendly policies to preserve our planet.”
With its congratulation letter BusinessEurope has proposed 50 actions to be taken during the first 100 days in office of the future European Commission to start delivering a Europe with opportunities for all.