New ETSI Board Chairman Appointed

ETSI Headquarters, Sophia Antipolis, France – 2 December 2011

ETSI Members have appointed Mr. Jonas Sundborg of Ericsson as the chairman of the new ETSI Board, elected at the 58th ETSI General Assembly in Cannes.

Meeting at their 58th General Assembly in Cannes on the 29th and 30th of November 2011, ETSI members have elected a new 28 person ETSI Board and have appointed Mr. Jonas Sundborg of Ericsson to the position of Board Chairman.

The ETSI Board is elected for a three-year term of office and has overall responsibility for ETSI's Technical Committees and the work programme of standards under development. Members of the Board are directly elected by the ETSI General Assembly, and the chairman of the Board is chosen by the GA from among the elected Board members.

Mr. Sundborg will be assisted by three vice-chairmen, Mr. Emmanuel Darmois of Alcatel-Lucent, Mr. Simon Hicks of the United Kingdom Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and Mr. Philippe Lucas of Orange.

The General Assembly also appointed Mr. Klaus Yongden Tillmann of NORMAPME, the European Office of Crafts, Trades and Small and Medium sized Enterprises for Standardisation, as a Vice-Chairman of the General Assembly representing user interests.

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