Head of regulatory affairs, delfortgroup AG
Huub Vizée is delfort’s head of regulatory affairs. Based in Austria, he is responsible for dealing with all tobacco-related regulatory issues worldwide. Vizée is also president of CORESTA. Prior to joining delfort in September 2011, Vizée worked for Van Nelle, Douwe Egberts and Imperial Tobacco, where his last position was head of group regulatory development. In this role, he was responsible for leading Imperial Tobacco’s regulatory engagement as an active participant on a global, regional and market level. He also represented Imperial Tobacco on the boards of the Confederation of European Community Cigarette Manufacturers (CECCM), the European Cigar Manufacturers Association (ECMA) and CORESTA. Vizée has worked in the tobacco industry for 31 years in areas such as leaf, research, engineering, quality assurance, product development and corporate affairs.