The BPA has welcomed a new chair for the next three years, as Andy Crane of BabyStyle finishes his three-year term.
Marc Hardenberg of Majuma Ltd (pictured left), previously vice chair of the Association will steer the direction of the industry’s trade body until 2025. Meanwhile, Phil Howe (pictured right) of Peg Perego will take the role of vice chair.
Robert Anslow, managing director of the BPA, commented: “We extend our sincere thanks to Andy who had the unprecedented role of guiding the Association through very troubled waters during the pandemic with patience and confidence. We welcome Marc and Phil to their new roles and look forward to working with them to help guide the future of the Association.”
Rachelle Harel of RHSM Sales & Marketing remains treasurer for the Association, which is grateful for her continued support.
All members of the BPA’s technical committee will serve for a further year, with the exception of Suzie Radcliffe-Hart of Green Sheep Group, who has left the company to take a role with BSI; and Mark Buckle of Hardenberg/Angelcare.
The Association says there is ‘a huge collective plethora of knowledge and experience on the committee and members continue to represent the best interests of the Association on all child care article committees in BSI, CEN and ISO.