AER announces departure of Vincent Sneed and welcomes new team

The Association of European Radios – AER announces that Vincent Sneed, Regulatory Affairs Director and AER Manager, is leaving to start the next chapter of his career in the media industry. Over the past 13 years, Vincent Sneed successfully managed the Brussel’s office of the association and AER closer to the EU institutions.

Vincent Sneed was applauded for his exceptional work on the occasion of AER’s Executive Meeting on 31 January 2019. AER’s President Stefan Möller stated:” “We thank Vincent for his professionalism, devotion to the association and for his tireless efforts in raising awareness of AER towards the EU institutions, making them aware of the specific needs of the radio sector. We are grateful for his contribution in building a stronger and more connected association, creating a culture of mutual respect, collaboration and innovation. We wish him all the best for his personal and professional future and we hope that radio will continue to be a big part of his life!”

Secretary General Julia Maier-Hauff added: “Vincent´s enthusiastic commitment to radio and his tremendous expertise has made AER grow over the years. During his term, AER became a think tank for the European radio industry and we want to thank Vincent for this!”

AER President Stefan Möller, in his capacity as CEO at the Finnish RadioMedia awarded Vincent Sneed the “Golden Microphone” for his precious contribution to lobbying for the radio industry at EU level and for his work in helping the advocacy work also at national level.

Vincent Sneed thanked everybody: “It has been an enormous privilege to work for AER and its extraordinary members, I am grateful and very proud of what the association has achieved over the years. I am leaving but I know that you will be in good hands!.

The management of the office and AER’s policy and advocacy work is now taken over by Francesca Fabbri and Marie-Pierre Moalic, warmly welcomed by the AER members.

Secretary General Julia Maier-Hauff concluded: “Francesca Fabbri has vast experience in communications, event organisation and project management and is familiar with the workings and needs of membership-based organisations. With the great expertise on radio-related topics of the lawyer Marie-Pierre Moalic, AER will have an excellent team for all the challenges the EU will pose.

 

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About AER

The Association of European Radios (AER) is the voice of commercially-funded radios in Brussels, a Europe-wide trade body representing the interests of over 4,500 private/commercial radio stations across the EU28 and in Switzerland.

More information about AER at http://www.aereurope.org  and @AEReurope.

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