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Board Presidents

Matthias Fehr (D)
Co-President - APWPT office
Chairman of Executive Board

Matthias Fehr is a graduated engineer in electronic engineering, microprocessor technology and technical cybernetics & automation and worked in a various projects. Since 1995 he is active in a number of international working groups, e.g. in CEPT/ECC, DKE (DIN and VDE), ETSI and ITU-R. Under the mandate of WRC-12 he chaired a SAB/SAP WG in the JTG 4-5-6-7 (WRC-15). Since APWPT was founded he represents the association on international level.

Alan March (UK)
Representing BEIRG

Alan March has over 20 years of experience in the Pro Audio industry and during that time has worked in sales, marketing, applications engineering and business development roles.
Alan sits on the 'British Entertainment Industry Radio Group' (BEIRG) – Steering Committee and has accumulated experience in dealing with UK spectrum regulator Ofcom.

Alain Richer (F)
Representing SEINEP

Alain Richer is the Vice-President of SEINEP, 'Syndicat des Entreprises Internationales de Négoce en Electronique Professionnelle', the well-established French trade association.
He knows PMSE applications very well and is an active member of PMSE lobbying on behalf of SEINEP for a long time.

Vice Presidents

Stella Morabito (F)
Vice president
French APWPT Ambassador

Stella Morabito is a doctor in Marketing (Bocconi University – Italy; HEC - France) and holds a master in Technology Management from Ecole Centrale Paris (ECP), school of engineering.
Stella has worked in both the broadcasting and the consumer electronics industries, holding different international positions.
Since 2010 Stella is Secretary General of SEINEP a French trade association defending the interests of importers and manufacturers of professional electronics products, amongst which PMSE.

Jürgen Kupczik (D)
Vice president
Representing EVVC

Jürgen Kupczik is a graduated engineer in electrical engineering, master of event engineering (studio).
His career moved from a planning engineer to marketing director in several enterprises in the audio/video business, director of Prolight + Sound from 2001 to 2010.
Since 2010 he is the director of technical event management at ‘Messe Frankfurt/Main’ (D).
He represents the ‘European Association of Event Centres - EVVC’.

Vice Presidents

Wolfgang Bilz (D)
Vice president
Representing audio PMSE manufacturer

Wolfgang Bilz studied electronic engineering specializing in telecommunication and RF.
In his company he is responsible for regulatory affairs including market entry rules, RF regulations and spectrum issues.
He takes part in several committees on national and at international level. Examples are: DKE (DIN/VDE), ECC/CEPT and ETSI.

Hubert Eckart (D)
Vice president - APWPT's treasurer
Representing DTHG

Hubert Eckart is a studied theatre scientist, worked as a director and manager on different German theatres and since 2008 as a CEO of the German Theatre Technical Society (DTHG).

Kassenprüfer / Cash auditors

1) Martina Rübhausen
2) Norbert Hilbich

Version: October 2014