CEPE, the European Council of Paint, Printing Ink and Artists’ Colours industry, announce that effective Feb. 20, 2103, Didier Leroy will become the new technical director. He succeeds Jacques Warnon, who retires from CEPE by year end.
Mr. Leroy is Belgian, and holds a degree in bio-engineering from the University of Brussels. Before joining CEPE, he worked for several companies in the field of pesticides. For the last ten years, Mr. Leroy has been with Troy Chemicals, where he held the position of regulatory affairs manager and dealt with dossiers on REACH, biocides and CLP. He also actively participated in CEFIC's committee for biocide manufacturers.