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Profile of registrant

AIM European Brands Association

Identification number in the register: 1074382679-01
Registration date: 26/11/08 14:03:18

The information on this organisation was last modified on 30/10/14 08:48:34
The date of the last annual update was 30/10/14 08:48:34

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: AIM European Brands Association
Acronym: AIM
Legal status: AISBL
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Trade, business & professional associations

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Alain Galaski
Position: Director General

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Antoine Quentin
Position: Senior Public Affairs Manager

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 9 Avenue des Gaulois 
Brussels 1040
Telephone number: (+32) 27360305
Fax number: (+32) 27346702
Other contact information: Contact person: Bernadette Bracken, Office Manager at AIM

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: AIM is the European Brands Association. It represents brand manufacturers in Europe on key issues which affect their ability to design, distribute and market their brands.

AIM’s membership groups some 1800 companies of all sizes through corporate members and national associations in 21 countries.

In the sole sector of daily branded consumer products such as food, drink, home and personal care consumers spent as much as 640 billion Euro in the EU in 2012. Branding also plays a major role in the success of quality products in the consumer electronics, toys, fashion, sporting goods or automotive sectors.

AIM's mission is to create for brands an environment of fair and vigorous competition, fostering innovation and guaranteeing maximum value to consumers now and for generations to come.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • European

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 4
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Alain GALASKI 22/05/14 20/05/15
Antoine Quentin 15/05/14 13/05/15
Katrin Recke 04/06/14 02/06/15
Marie Pattullo 04/06/14 02/06/15


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

Consumer policy and unfair commercial practices
Intellectual property (trade marks, anti-counterfeiting)
Sustainability (environment, social, economic)
Health and Well-being
Digital Agenda

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Climate Action
  • Communication
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Culture
  • Customs
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • Food Safety
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Public Health
  • Trade
  • Transport


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

AIM is the secretariat for:
The Anti-counterfeiting Committee (the EU's leading network of organisations and companies fighting counterfeiting)

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2012 - 12/2012
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 200000  € - 250000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

The costs have been calculated in line with SEAP's ETI Registration Guidelines.
AIM subscribes to the SEAP conduct of conduct.

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.

The organisation has also declared to be bound to the following other Code:
Society of European Affairs Professionals (SEAP)