The Confederation of the European Bicycle Industry (Conebi) has unanimously elected its first board of directors. It includes René Takens of the Accell Group as president, Erhard Buechel of Büchel & Co. as vice president, Massimo Panzeri of Atala, also as vice president, and Sacha Boedijn of RAI Association as treasurer. Conebi was formed on Nov. 19, 2014 from the merger of the Association of the European Two-Wheeler Parts' and Accessories' Industry (Coliped) and the Association of the European Bicycle Industry (Colibi). Conebi will be responsible for the preparation of the European Bicycle Industry & Market Profile, first issued in 2009 by Coliped and Colibi and now recognized as a reference for statistical bicycle data. Conebi expects to be the largest single exhibitor at the Taipei International Cycle Show 2015, which will take place on March 18-21.