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Press release: Eran Shay named senior VP of EU Business Network

By 25th July 2023News

Eran Shay, GFSB Board member and entrepreneur, has been appointed the Alliance’s
Senior Vice President of ESBA European Small Business Alliance.

Eran said
I am delighted to have been elected as ESBA Senior VicePresident. Whilst coming from
ESBA’s smallest member country Gibraltar, the Gibraltar Federation of Small Businesses is
in fact the only remaining founding member of ESBA.
It is an honour to be appointed to this role in a year in which ESBA is celebrating its 25th
Anniversary. I look forward to working with the ESBA Board so as to continue and deliver
value for our members and hope to meet more of our members during this coming year”.

ESBA President, David Caro said, “We have had a long association with Eran and I am
delighted he has joined the Board in this important role”.

The GFSB are thrilled that Gibraltar now has a representative on the Board of an influential
organisation such as ESBA who campaign on behalf of a million small businesses
throughout Europe, and recently celebrated their 25th anniversary here in Gibraltar taking
part in the awards ceremony for the GFSB Business Innovation Awards kindly sponsored by
Gibtelecom and attended a meeting with Minister Daryanani and Minister Sacramento.

ESBA future plans released ahead of 2024 Euro Elections

ESBA President, David Caro, has also launched the Alliance’s programme for the next
twelve months at its recent annual meeting, which will lead on a small business agenda for
the European Elections next year with key input from its member organisations.
David says ‘With 97% of businesses having less than 20 employees, the importance of
entrepreneurs to future economic prosperity and employment, this sector deserves a greater
recognition by the law makers across Europe, during these challenging times.
New Secretary General, Andrew Cave, will be driving this important work both in Brussels
and with our member organisations’.

Press release ends