The General Manager is employed fulltime by CCPB in the role of Director of the company, all other operating units/departments report to him/her.
Her/his role includes formulating the policies that guide CCPB activities, managing financial operations, including setting the expenses for inspection activities, overseeing that the decisions taken are implemented correctly.
The General Manager appoints the Committee for Safeguarding Impartiality, the Appeal Management Committee and the Organic Standards Committee.
The General Manager carries out the duties assigned to him/her in the Corporate Charter and is responsible for ensuring that decisions taken by the Committee for Safeguarding Impartiality and the Organic Production Standards Committee are correctly implemented by all CCPB departments and offices.
The General Manager signs the certificates and licences issued, and if this is not possible, s/he delegates this to the Inspection and Certification Activities Manager, or in her/his absence, to the Technical Department Manager.