On 25th January 2016, Wolfgang Cieslik, member of the Board of Management at STEAG GmbH, Essen, and President of the German Coal Importer Association (VDKi), Hamburg, was elected the new President of EURACOAL, the international interest group of the coal industry. He will serve a period of office of one year, replacing Zygmunt Łukaszczyk, Chairman of the Board of Katowicki Holding Weglowy S. A., Poland.