European Timber Trade Association (FEBO) moves General Secretariat to the German Timber Trade Federation (GD Holz)
For many years the FEBO General Secretariat has been run by Pierre Steenberghen
based in Brussels at the Belgian member
Fération Nationale des Négociants en Bois
FNN). Now that Pierre Steenberghen has left the FNN, the Belgian federation has
requested FEBO to make new arrangements.
At its last meeting in Strasbourg on 28th November 2006 the FEBO board decided that
the General Secretariat would be re-located for the interim to GD Holz. This decision
must receive formal approval at the next FEBO General Assembly at the end of March
2007 in Cologne.
The new interim General Secretary for FEBO is Mrs. Lutgart Behetsschmann,
a managerial member of GD Holz and year-long delegate to FEBO on behalf
of the German Timber Trade.
Thanks to the extensive competence of GD Holz and also of Mrs. Behets-Oschmann
FEBO’s work and representative duties can be continued successfully and without
With immediate effect the new contact details for the FEBO General Secretariat are as
European Timber Trade Association (FEBO)
Mrs. Lutgart Behets-Oschmann
Rostocker Strasse 16
Tel.: +49 611 50 69-19
Fax: +49 611 50