The Central & Eastern European Travel Retail Association (CEETRA) will hold its Travel Retail Forum on 13 October in Budapest, Hungary.
Due to be held at Budapest Airport’s conference centre, it will represent the first in-person CEETRA event since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic.
CEETRA has pledged insightful and prominent topics related to the regional travel retail business, plus opportunities for its members to network and re-connect.
Christoph Stump joins the Board
In related news, and as expected, Christoph Stump, Director Sales Central & Southeast Europe at Gebr. Heinemann has been appointed as a CEETRA Member of the Board with immediate effect.
He takes over from Gebr. Heinemann Corporate Affairs Manager Benjamin Dillmann.
The CEETRA Board now consists of the following: Andrzej Milaszewicz, CEO, Lagardère Duty Free Polska (Chair); Nebojsa Cirjakovic, Engagement Manager Global Travel Retail, British American Tobacco (Treasurer); Gyte Landreau, Global Customer Manager, Pernod Ricard; Christoph Stump, Director Sales Central & Southeast Europe, Gebr. Heinemann; and Eszter Horváth – Senior Concessions Manager, Budapest Airport.
On the appointment of Stump, who has lived and worked in Hungary for many years, CEETRA Chairman Andrzej Milaszewicz commented: “I am glad indeed that Christoph is joining our Board. His professional path as well as deep-rooted presence in our region, will certainly enhance achievements of CEETRA’s goals.
Stump added: “I am looking forward to continuing Gebr. Heinemann’s commitment on the Managing Board and to further promoting the interests of travel retail in the CEETRA region.”
CEETRA praised the contributions of Dillmann, described as ‘instrumental in driving the organisation forward’ in recent times.
“Benjamin was a key member bringing into the board his expertise in engagement and communication but also the passion we needed during the hard times of the pandemic,” added Milaszewicz.