European Family Businesses - Families in Business for the long term

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EFB welcomes

European Parliament report on Family Businesses

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Fourth Edition 2015

European Family Business Barometer

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European Family Businesses is the EU federation of national associations representing long-term family owned enterprises, including small, medium-sized and larger companies... Read more

The numbers in Europe

Over 1 trillion euros in aggregated turnover
65% to 80% of all European Companies
More than 6 Million Jobs

EFB appoints its new Chairman

President - Roger Pedder

On the 16th of November 2015, Alfonso Líbano was elected Chairman by the General Assembly of EFB. Alfonso Líbano comes from a family with a long history in the Family Business since the 19th Century and for the last 60 years, mostly in the Coca-Cola business. He is currently the CEO of COBEGA, S.A., familiar holding owing, among other businesses, Coca-Cola Iberian Partners, S.A., Coca-Cola Bottler for the Iberian Division; Spain, Portugal and Andorra were he serves as Director of the Board & Member of the Executive Committee. Read more

He is also Chairman of Equatorial Coca-Cola Bottling Company, S.L., the Coca-Cola Bottler franchise for 12 African countries in North and West Africa, as well as Member of the Board of the Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Egypt and Vice Chairman of MECC SOFT DRINKS, DMCC, Coca-Cola franchise for the territory of South Sudan. Moreover, he has been Trustee of the Coca-Cola Africa Foundation since 2004. He also belongs to the Board of VIFILFELL HF, Coca-Cola Bottler for Iceland.

Alfonso sits on numerous boards of private companies such as Cacaolat and Nespresso. In addition, he also sits on public organizations including the AMCHAM (American Chamber of Commerce in Spain) and the MACBA Foundation (Contemporary Art Museum of Barcelona).

He has been involved with the Family Business Institute of Spain (IEF) since 1991 as Founding Member and Secretary of the Board of Directors from 2000 to 2004. Currently he is Member of the International Commission. Alfonso has been a Board Member of European Family Business (EFB) since 2007. Moreover, he is Board Member & Treasurer of the Family Business Network (FBN). He carried out his studies of Economics at the Public University of Barcelona. He is married, has one son and one daughter.

Family Business in Motion

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