The government body of IACDS is the General Assembly and the Board of Directors. The daily management of the association is executed by the Secretariat.


General Assembly

The General Assembly is the supreme governing body of the association, in which all the members are represented. The regular meeting is held once a year, usually together with the Annual Convention.


Board of Directors

The Board is the governing body that manages and represents the interests of the association in accordance with the directives of the General Assembly. The Board meets usually every quarter.

The members of the IACDS Board of Directors are:



Douglas Walker (UNITED STATES)

On behalf of the association CSDA

Past President

Michael Findeis (GERMANY)

On behalf of the association FBS


Georg Lahofer (AUSTRIA)

On behalf of the association VBS

Board member


On behalf of the association DSA


Board member

Norikazu Shibuya (JAPAN)

On behalf of the association JCDSA

Board member

Martin Goedickemeier (SWITZERLAND)

On behalf of HILTI

Board member

Roderich Braun (AUSTRIA)

On behalf of BRAUN

Board member

Diego Tedoldi (ITALY)

On behalf of the association NADECO

Board member

Frank David  (FRANCE)

On behalf of the association SEDDRe

Board member

Armand Montleau (FRANCE)

On behalf of the association SEDDRe


The Secretariat of the association works to provide support to members, following the directives of the Board of Directors and acts on behalf of the concrete drilling and sawing industry with Public Administrations and other institutions.

The Secretariat manages the regular meetings within the association and also organizes the activities related to the industry.

The team of the Secretariat is provided by the company RABUSO, hired by IACDS to take care of these tasks.


Secretary General

Jose Blanco (SPAIN)

On behalf of RABUSO