Caterpillar Distribution Services Europe bv

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Lobbying Costs

100,000€ - 199,999€

Financial year: Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

1 Fte (1)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation


High-level Commission meetings


Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Caterpillar Distribution Services Europe bv

    EU Transparency Register

    03717581957-02 First registered on 06 Jul 2009

    Goals / Remit

    With 2021 sales and revenues of $51.0 billion, Caterpillar Inc. is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, off-highway diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. For nearly 100 years, we’ve been helping customers build a better, more sustainable world and are committed and contributing to a reduced-carbon future. Our innovative products and services, backed by our global dealer network, provide exceptional value that helps customers succeed. Caterpillar does business on every continent, principally operating through three primary segments – Construction Industries, Resource Industries and Energy & Transportation – and providing financing and related services through our Financial Products segment. Visit us at or join the conversation on our social media channels.

    Main EU files targeted

    Major fields of interest include legislation applicable to our products and services, trade, energy, environment, digitalisation, transport and infrastructure, industrial policy, employment and social affairs, customs, and climate action.

    More specifically, Caterpillar works on the following files:
    - Horizontal policies: Economic situation; Covid19-related policies; Infrastructure; Industrial policy
    - Trade: EU bilateral trade relations; WTO; EU-UK relations; Transatlantic relations; Services trade; Digital trade; Customs; Export controls; Trade policy instruments
    - European Digital Strategy: Cybersecurity; AI; E-privacy; Access to data
    - European Green Deal: Circular economy; REACH; RoHS; Ecodesign; Battery; Waste; EU Energy market; Sustainable Finance / Taxonomy
    - EU Single Market: Market surveillance; Machinery directive; Outdoor Noise; NRMM sector specific legislation; RED; PED; Low voltage; EMCD


    Head Office
    Humbeeksesteenweg 98
    Grimbergen B - 1850
    EU Office
    Humbeeksesteenweg 98
    Grimbergen B - 1850


  • People

    Total lobbyists declared


    Employment timeLobbyists

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)


    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    1 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 02 Feb 2023

    Name Start date End Date
    Mr CARSTEN DANNÖHL 21 Jun 2022 20 Jun 2023
    Mr CARSTEN DANNÖHL 12 Nov 2019 12 Nov 2020
    Mr CARSTEN DANNÖHL 31 Oct 2018 31 Oct 2019
    Mr CARSTEN DANNÖHL 20 Nov 2017 31 Oct 2018
    Mr Jérôme BANDRY 10 Nov 2017 04 Jan 2018
    Mr CARSTEN DANNÖHL 07 Dec 2016 20 Nov 2017
    Mr Jérôme BANDRY 11 Nov 2016 10 Nov 2017
    Mr Jérôme BANDRY 08 Dec 2015 12 Nov 2016
    Mr CARSTEN DANNÖHL 08 Dec 2015 04 Dec 2016
    Mr Jérôme BANDRY 28 Jan 2015 08 Dec 2015
    Mr CARSTEN DANNÖHL 21 Jan 2015 08 Dec 2015
    Mr Jérôme BANDRY 19 Feb 2014 29 Jan 2015
    Mr Jérôme BANDRY 12 Mar 2013 19 Feb 2014
    Mr Jérôme BANDRY 10 Feb 2012 01 Mar 2013

    Complementary Information

    A number of additional people are involved in activities covered by the EU Register, but under 25% of full time. Their participation would account for 1 additional FTE.

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories


    Companies & groups

  • Networking


    In the EU, Caterpillar is an active member of AmCham EU, BusinessEurope (Advisory & Support Group) and the European Forum for Manufacturing (EFM). We also participate in the Committee for European Construction Equipment (CECE), Euromot, EUGINE, as well as in associations related to our diverse businesses and national associations that are members of these European associations.

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    100,000€ - 199,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    100,000€ - 199,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    Working Group on Motor Vehicles#E01295# #Not a member #C#Industry#Advisory Group on Vehicle Emission Standards (AGVES)

    Groups (European Parliament)


    Other activities

    Technical experts from Caterpillar and its subsidiaries may participate through mandates received within technical trade associations. The European Commission register of technical experts can be consulted at

  • Meetings


    3 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't publish information about such meetings. All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

    • Date 07 Sep 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Situation and future of Caterpillar's industrial activities in Europe
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Marianne Thyssen
      Portfolio Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility
      • Marianne Thyssen (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 05 Jun 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Investment Iniative
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      • Miguel Gil Tertre (Cabinet member)
    • Date 11 Dec 2014 Location AmCham EU office, on Avenue des Arts 53, 1000 Brussels
      Subject Presentation of the Annual Growth Survey 2015 outlining the main priorities for the jobs and growth agenda /in the context of the flagship conference ‘Reinvigorating the European Economy: Policies to Foster Jobs, Growth and Innovation’ (Susan Danger - Managing Director - AmCham, Karl Cox - Vice President - Oracle, Bert Boers - Vice President - SAS, Marco Comastri - President EMEA - CA, Patrick Deconinck - Senior Vice President - Western Europe - 3M, Harry van Dorenmalen - Chairman - IBM Europe, Aongus Hegarty - President EMEA - Dell, Cindy Miller - UPS, Christian Morales - Vice President and General Manager EMEA - Intel, Julián Nebreda - President EMEA - AES, Peter Ryan - Senior VP and Managing Director EMEA - HP, Nigel Lewis - Vice President - EMEA - Caterpillar, Dirk Ostijn - Regional Head Western Europe & Chief Executive Officer - MetLife)
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio Euro and Social Dialogue, also in charge of Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
      • Gints Freimanis (Cabinet member)
      • Valdis Dombrovskis (Vice-President)
      Other Lobbyists
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