"I thank President Ursula Von der Leyen for the position she has assigned me in the new Commission", the former Italian premier said. Articles appear on euronews.com for a limited time.
Commenting on the appointment of the former EU Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development to his new role as EU Trade Commissioner, Healy said: "It is vital that we have a strong voice at the EU Commission table, particularly with the Brexit threat looming".
The Greens/EFA are ready to work constructively with the new commission "to build ambitious proposals to save the planet" said Keller, who warned von der Leyen that her party will be "watching closely" in order to ensure that "nice words [are] translate [d] into action".
The next step towards the confirmation of the commissioners will be hearings at the European Parliament.
"We want to bring new impetus to Europe's democracy".
As the Internal Market Commissioner, Sylvie Goulard will lead work on industrial policy and promote the digital single market.
Von der Leyen said that the Commission should have a gender and geographical balance.
Critics poured scorn on the incoming chief of the EU's executive on Tuesday after she named among her line-up of commissioners an official responsible for "Protecting our European Way of Life", branding it "grotesque" and "a far-right slogan".
Holding the influential competition portfolio for the past five years, Vestager has fought monopolies and imposed hefty fines on tech giants Apple and Alphabet unit Google.
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - JULY 04: Nominee President of the EU Commission Ursula von der Leyen (L) is welcome by the outgoing President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker (R) in the Berlaymont, the EU Commission headquarter on July 4, 2019 in Brussels, Belgium.
His stated mission, set out in a letter from von der Leyen, is to "look at everything from how we use and produce energy, unlock private investment and support new clean technologies, all the way through to the transport we use, the food we eat and the packaging we throw away".