Trans-Adriatic Pipeline announces new president, managing director

Trans Adriatic Pipeline AG (TAP) on Tuesday announced the appointment of Luca Schieppati as Managing Director and Walter Peeraer as President, effective immediately. Schieppati will replace the current Managing Director Ian Bradshaw.

According to a TAP announcement, both have lengthy experience in senior positions at large European natural gas utilities.

Schieppati’s most recent position was chief industrial assets officer of Snam as well as managing director at Snam Rete Gas S.p.A, the Group’s subsidiary managing 32,500-kilometre natural gas pipeline network in Italy.

Peeraer joins TAP as the former Managing Director and Board Member of Fluxys S.A, the Belgian-based European gas transmission assets management company. Within Fluxys, Peeraer also held various senior positions including Chief Executive Officer of Fluxys Belgium. He is also a former TAP Board Member.