About Jorma Rutanen
With a Master of Science in applied electronics from the Helsinki University of Technology, Rutanen has held a number of managerial positions notably at Thermo Fisher Scientific and is currently a private consultant on regulatory, quality and productivity matters.
Rutanen has long been involved in standardization work and the IEC, having first joined the Finnish National Committee on safety of measuring, control and laboratory equipment in 1987. He is Member of a number of IEC Working Groups and received the IEC 1906 Award in 2007 for his outstanding work in the activities of TC 66. He has been elected Chairman of TC 66: Safety of measuring, control and laboratory equipment for a period of six years, beginning on 1 February 2015.
About Walter Huck
Huck has a Degree in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering and is General Manager, Quality & Environment at Murata Electronics Europe.
Active in standardization since 1983 when he first joined the German National Standardization Committee for electrolytic capacitors, Huck is currently member of IEC TC 91: Electronics assembly technology and Convenor of its WG (Working Group) 1: Requirements for electronic components. He is an active contributor to various working groups of ZVEI (the German Electric and Electronic Manufacturers Association) and a member of JISSO International Council. Huck takes over as Chairman of TC 40 on February 1 2015 for a period of six years.
The SMB has approved the extension of the term of office of Qiuhong Zhang as Chairman of TC 5: Steam turbines for the period 2015-01-01 to 2017-12-31.
Fumio Ueno’s term of office as Chairman of TC 105: Fuel cell technologies has been extended for the period 2015-01-01 to 2017-12-31.
This article written by Zoë Smart was published in our e-tech here.