Caterpillar Distribution Services Europe bv

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Lobbying Costs

200,000€ - 299,999€

Financial year: Jan 2023 - Dec 2023

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 2023 sales and revenues of $67.1 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 on our social media channels at, read our Caterpillar 2023 Annual Report, or the Caterpillar 2023 Sustainability Report.

    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 policy. Caterpillar engages in the following policy issues: Infrastructure; Industrial and Manufacturing; Access to Raw Materials - Trade: EU bilateral trade relations; WTO; Transatlantic relations; Services / Digital trade; Customs; Export controls; Trade policy instruments - European Digital Strategy: Cybersecurity; AI; Access to data - European Green Deal: Circular economy; Chemicals legislation; Ecodesign; Batteries; Waste; EU energy transition & climate policies; Sustainability-related initiatives - EU Single Market: Market surveillance; Machinery regulation; Specific legislation applicable to the non-road mobile machinery sector


    Head Office
    Humbeeksesteenweg 98
    Grimbergen B - 1850
    EU Office
    Avenue des Arts 44
    Brussels 1000


  • 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 21 Apr 2024

    Name Start date End Date
    Carsten DANNÖHL 24 Jun 2023 21 Jun 2024
    Mr CARSTEN DANNÖHL 24 Jun 2023 15 Apr 2024
    Mr CARSTEN DANNÖHL 21 Jun 2022 21 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

    One person is full-time engaged in the Brussels office and spends approx. 50% of its time on activities in scope of the EU Register. A number of additional people are involved in activities covered by the EU Register, but under 10% of working time. In total, activities covered by the register account for approx. 1 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 maintains memberships with AmCham EU, BusinessEurope (Advisory & Support Group), the European Forum for Manufacturing (EFM), Euromot, EUGINE, EUTurbines, EBIT, ERA, EuropGen, ETN Global and COGEN Europe. Caterpillar also engages with the Committee for European Construction Equipment (CECE) through our memberships in national associations.

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2023 - Dec 2023

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    200,000€ - 299,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    200,000€ - 299,999€

    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)


    Communication activities

    As a responsible corporate citizen, Caterpillar participates in the public policy process, advocating for a broad range of issues that advance Caterpillar’s strategy and purpose while providing value to shareholders and other stakeholders. Caterpillar is always guided by its code of conduct Our Values in Action, high ethical standards and the commitment to helping its customers build a better, more sustainable world.
    Caterpillar's EU Government Affairs and business leaders engage with policy makers in the European Union on key priorities to execute our corporate strategy.
    Caterpillar supports the activities of its trade and industry associations: leadership roles; positioning; participation in meetings; outreach to policymakers.
    Caterpillar occasionally participates in business delegations (such as EP plenary in Strasbourg; countries holding the EU presidency) organised by its trade and industry associations.
    Caterpillar occasionally provides speakers on our key issues in events or conferences.
    Caterpillar occasionally co-sponsors events or conferences.

    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


    4 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 proactively publish information about these meetings. For more information about which commissioner is responsible for which portfolio, check out this link: All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

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