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Meale becomes materials handling supremo

John Meale has been elected president of FEM, the European materials handling federation.

Meale is also the chief executive of Thorworld and has already been president of the product group elevating equipment and more recently the vice-president of FEM.

He was elected president at the federation’s 33rd congress in Istanbul, and will serve for two years.

Jan van der Velden, president of the FEM’s product group intralogistic sytems, was elected vice-president.