Commission's Van Hulle to be succeeded by procurement lawyer

Karel Van Hulle

A public procurement expert is to lead the European Commission's work on Solvency II, succeeding Karel Van Hulle, who retired last month.

Klaus Wiedner, currently head of public procurement legislation at the European Commission, will take over as head of the commission's insurance and pensions unit on March 18, the commission confirmed.

Wiedner has been an official of the European Commission since 1996, working in the field of public procurement and competition law. He previously worked at the