Issue 47 – March 2013
IEC Council elected Dr Junji Nomura of Japan as the International Electrotechnical Commission's (IEC's) President for a 3-year term of office, starting 1 January 2014. Nomura was elected as next President of the IEC on 5 October during the IEC Council Statutory Session in Oslo, Norway.
Nomura became IEC President-Elect on 1 January 2013 and throughout the year he will familiarise himself with the task ahead and provide support to IEC President Klaus Wucherer. On 1 January 2014, he will take over as President and Wucherer will become IEC Immediate Past President.
The IEC President represents the Commission and is the Chairman of Council, the Council Board (CB), the Executive Committee (ExCo), and the Market Strategy Board (MSB).
Nomura is no stranger to the IEC. Since 2011, as a member of the CB, he has been taking part in the management activities of the organisation. He will become the third IEC President from Japan since the founding of the Commission in 1906.
Summarised from IEC's e-tech, December 2012.
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