It is following the Paris Conference, on Jan. 16th, that Mr. Finet, Belgium, was nominated?
It is following the Paris Conference, on Jan. 16th, that Mr. Finet, Belgium, was nominated President of the High Authority of the European Coal and Steel Community, taking the succession of Mr. Meyer, France. Were also installed as new members of the Assembly: Mr. Reynaud (Marseille) and Mr. Blucher, Germany. Mr. Reynaud was member of the French Economic Counsil. Also member of the Directors Committee of the European Movement. Member of the Counsil of the International Confederation of the "Syndicats Chretiens".
Mr. Blucher was Minister of the Finances of North Rhenania - Westfalia, in 1946-47. Federal Minister for the Marshall Plan from 1949 till 1953. From 1949-57, Federal Vice-Chancellor. Member of the German Counsil for the European Mouvement.
Mr. Finet, who is now the new President of the C.E.C.A. was a mechanic until 1928. He was a syndicalist worker. During the war he was in London from 1942 until 1944, as attache of the Minister of Communications. Member of the High Authority of the Coal and Steel Pool, since 1952.