Belli proposed as new ESTA president

By Alex Dahm21 February 2022


Fabio Belli, CEO at Italian heavy transport and lifting specialist Fagioli, has been nominated to take over as the president at European crane and transport association ESTA.

Current president David Collett’s term ends in March. Belli’s appointment has to be confirmed by the ESTA general assembly on 17 March. Alternative candidates could yet emerge before then.

In the meantime the ESTA board and management said they are delighted that such a respected and influential candidate as Belli has – with the support of his company – agreed to his name being put forward.

David Collett is stepping down as president having been in post for three three-year terms which is the maximum time allowed under ESTA’s constitution.

Collett’s period in office is regarded as being highly successful. During his time as president ESTA has become increasingly influential with governments, regulators and the European Commission, promoting issues on safety and the harmonisation of Europe’s rules and regulations, among others.

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