Gabriella Kemendi European Furniture Industries Confederation

Secretary General

Ms. Gabriella Kemendi
Since June 2019, Gabriella is in charge of the day-to-day management of EFIC as well as of the development and implementation of the confederation’s policy strategy. Gabriella has worked in EU affairs since 2013. Before joining EFIC, Gabriella worked at Kellen for a number of European and international trade associations, such as AMFEP, AFRA, VIPA and PROFEL. Prior to that she worked for the European Commission’s general information service. You can reach Gabriella in English, Spanish, Romanian and (conversational) German and French.


Mr. Edi Snaidero
Edi Snaidero was elected EFIC President in March 2021. Edi is chairman of the Board of Directors of Snaidero Rino SpA and  representative of the kitchen sector within the Italian federation for the Woodworking and Furniture Industries, FederlegnoArredo.  During his thirty years experience in building a pan-European group, he acted as CEO or Chairman of several companies in different European countries. Edi truly believes in the European concept and is convinced that togetherness leads to stronger results.
Giorgia Murgia European Furniture Industries Confederation

Policy and Communication Officer

Ms. Giorgia Murgia
Giorgia is Policy and Communication Officer in EFIC since September 2018. She contributes to internal and external communication, as well as policy dossiers. Giorgia has previously been a Bluebook trainee at the European Commission (DG TRADE) and a Research Assistant at the Paris School of Economics. She holds a Master's degree in European studies from the College of Europe. You can reach Giorgia in English, French and Italian.