Mr. Diego Andreis – Ceemet President 2016-2020
At the 25th General Assembly organised in Rotterdam, Ceemet members elected Diego Andreis, Vice-President of Italian member organisation Federmeccanica, as its new President. He was re-elected at the 30th General Assembly in Cernobbio making his second term last until end 2020.
Diego Andreis is the Managing Director of Fluid-o-Tech Srl, a family business with more than 70 years of experience in the engineering and manufacturing of positive displacement pumps and fluidics systems for the automotive, medical, foodservice and industrial field. Fluid-o-Tech has been awarded with the National Prize for Innovation by the President of the Italian Republic in 2014, 2016 and 2017.
Since 2015 Diego is President of the Mechatronics Group Assolombarda and Vice President of Federmeccanica. In 2018 he was elected President of AFIL (Smart Factory Regional Cluster) of which he was a board member since 2016 and is member of Aspen Institute Italia. Diego is since 2012 member of YPO (Young Presidents’ Organization), chapter chair in 2015-16 and since 2016 in the regional board.
He made his first public appearance as Ceemet President at the Roundtable on “Digital skills for the European labour force” on September 20th 2016, organised by Commissioner Günther Oettinger, then responsible for Digital Economy and Society.
Diego Andreis is taking a strong stance on digital skills and their development. During a one-to-one meeting with Commissioner Oettinger, he developed the idea of establishing a Chief Digitalisation Officers in schools.
You can download below Diego Andreis' biography and his first 'Message of the President' in Ceemet's Chief Economists Report, dedicated to the importance of skills for industry 4.0.