Mark Reinders, CEO of HempFlax, Holland, is the new president of the board of directors of the European Industrial Hemp Association. Reinders succeeds John Hobson, GW Research Ltd., UK, who’d headed the EIHA board since 2007, and who has stepped down from the board entirely.
In other changes, board member Sylvestre Bertucelli (Interchanvre, FR), was installed as deputy president of the EIHA board, while Boris Baňas, Managing director/CSO, CBDepot, s.r.o., Czech Republic was newly elected as a board member.
Retaining their EIHA board seats are: Bernd Frank, BaFa Neu GmbH (DE), Treasurer; Olivier Joreau, C.A.V.A.C Biomatériaux (FR); Daniel Kruse, HEMPRO INT. GmbH & Co. KG (DE); Daniela Sfrija, CANAH INT. SRL (RO); and Michael Carus, nova-Institut GmbH (DE), who serves as EIHA Managing Director