Friday, March 8, 2019, representatives of leading automotive spare parts wholesalers and professionals from the Danish independent aftermarket attended a network meeting and debate at Triscan headquarters. MEP Morten Løkkegaard from the liberal party “Venstre” held an inspiring presentation on BREXIT as an introduction to a subsequent debate.
Representatives of Autig (association of trade and manufacturing companies in the automotive industry in Denmark), Auto-G (part of GROUPAUTO INTERNATIONAL), CAC (TEMOT member), FTZ (former HELLA and now MEKONOMEN GROUP owned) and Tenneco were given a unique insight with Morten Løkkegaard's speech on the process leading up to the Great Britain’s vote on BREXIT and the negotiations so far. But Morten Løkkegaard also offered an interpretation on the consequences that the exit of Great Britain from the EU will have in the short- as well as the long term for both GB and the other EU members.
There was a lively debate both during and after the presentation, whereafter participants received a tour through Triscan. As part of this tour, IT and Logistics Director Morten Hallum guided the guests through the new warehouses, whereafter product manager Asger Thybo Geertsen presented the new test center.
About Morten Løkkegaard
Morten Løkkegaard is currently a member of the European Parliament for the second time, most recently since 2016. In the European Parliament, Morten Løkkegaard serves as the Vice-Chairman of the European Parliamentary Liberal Group, ALDE, as a member of Parliament's Committee on Internal Market and Consumer Protection and furthermore as a member of Parliament's Committee on Culture and Education. Morten Løkkegaard graduated from the Danish School of Journalism in 1988. He worked for Jyllands-Posten – a major Danish newspaper. Later he became well known across the country during his employment at Danmark’s Radio – Danish public service radio and TV broadcast station. Here he began as a political reporter and later became TV news anchor, hereafter he functioned as an editor and presenter several popular political TV-programs.