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IPLOCA Meets In Beijing
During the Convention the Association elected its Board of Directors for 2011 to 2012:
President and Director for Europe Eastern Osman Birgili (Tekfen Construction); 1st Vice President and Director for America North Douglas Evans (Gulf Interstate Engineering); 2nd Vice President and Director for Middle East & Africa Najib Khoury (CCC); Treasurer and Director for Europe Central Harald Dresp (Max Streicher); Immediate Past President Karl Trauner (HABAU); Director for Europe Eastern Iosif Panchak (Stroygazmontazh); Directors for Europe Mediterranean Bruno Maerten (GEOCEAN) and Leonardo Gravina (Sicim); Director for Europe Northwest Adam Wynne Hughes (CRC-Evans); Director for Latin America Daniel Fernandez (Techint); Director for Middle East & Africa Nasser Issa (The C.A.T. Group); Directors for East & Far East Andy Lukas (A.J. Lucas) and Rajen Kilachand (Dodsal Group); and Directors for Associate Members Gerry Grothe (Pipeline Machinery International) and Pierluigi Zanin (Goriziane Group). Appointed as Directors at Large were Roberto Castelli (Bonatti), Marco Jannuzzi (Caterpillar), John Tikkanen (Bredero Shaw), Jerrit Coward (Willbros) and Wilhelm Maats (Maats Pipeline Equipment).