About ECR Community

ECR Community is the global association for all ECR National organisations in the Retail & Consumer Product Group sector. It is a not for profit that provides a neutral platform to develop and share best practices among our network of ECR Nationals and their members.

The purpose of the ECR Nationals is to bring together manufacturers, retailers, service providers and industry associations at a national level to share best practice information in areas that are mutually beneficial such as supply chain, category management, sustainability and digital transformation.

Our Board

ECR Community is governed by a Board of Directors, who are selected from our ECR National organisations. The board is chaired by two co-chairs, who have a maximum term of four years.

Tomáš Martoch
Tomáš MartochCO-CHAIR / ECR CZECH & SLOVAK REPUBLIC
Tomáš is Co-Chair of ECR Community and Manager of the Czech-Slovak ECR National since 2011. Working for GS1, he is responsible for business development and deployment of systems. A graduate of Transportation Science & Communications in Žilina, Slovakia, he over 25 years of experience in ICT, FMCG & Retail and consulting.
Declan Carolan
Declan CarolanCO-CHAIR / ECR REPUBLIC OF IRELAND
Declan is Co-Chair of ECR Community and General Manager of ECR Ireland. Prior to this, he worked with Superquinn supermarket chain in Ireland for thirteen years, latterly as Head of Supply Chain. He has a Marketing Degree from Trinity College, Dublin and an M.B.A. in Retailing & Wholesaling from the University of Stirling.
Xavier Hua
Xavier HuaTREASURER / ECR FRANCE
Managing Director of ECR France since 2011. Xavier brings over 20 years of expertise in Supply Chain Management and is an expert in retail, consumer goods and consulting.
John Fonteijn
John FonteijnDIRECTOR / SHRINK & OSA GROUP
John is Head Asset Protection GSO at Koninklijke Ahold Delhaize, an area he has over 30 years’ experience in. With a Masters’ in Business Administration and Management, he is also a Director of ECR Community and leader of the ECR Shrink and OSA Group.
Max Musselius
Max MusseliusDIRECTOR / ECR RUSSIA
Maximilian is the Executive Director of ECR-Russia. With over fifteen years’ experience within the manufacturing industry senior level, he is a graduate of Moscow State University with a Master of Management and Law.
Silvia Scalia
Silvia ScaliaDIRECTOR / ECR ITALY
Responsible for ECR Italy, Silvia has over 15 years’ experience in food tractability and training. With a degree in Economics from the University of Pavia she has worked for both Nestlé and IIR (Institute for International Research).
Harri Sivula
Harri SivulaDIRECTOR / ECR FINLAND
Harri is CEO of GS1 Finland. With a Masters’ in Administration from the University of Vaasa in Finland, he has studied at Insead France, Stanford in USA and Sauder in BC Canada. Holding many CEO positions in both the retail and wholesale sectors, he is now focusing on a broad spectrum of professional work.

Membership

Are you interested in establishing an ECR association in your country? We are now growing to become a global association, with new members joining from all continents.
By becoming a member, you have the opportunity to network with other ECR National Associations, learn and share best practice on global retail trends through our expert groups, quarterly meetings and regular communications. To find out more or to request a copy of our membership brochure.

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