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Change of guards in the management of Ecma TC26 - Acoustics

Geneva, 19 August 2011

In the recent meeting of Ecma TC26 in Portland, OR (July 23-24, 2011) Dr. Egons K. Dunens (HP) Chairman of TC26 has finished his term and retired as TC Chairman. He will be succeeded by Dr. Eric Baugh (Intel) as the next TC26 Chairman. Dr. Charles Oppenheimer (HP) became the new Vice-Chairman of TC26.

Dr. Egons K. Dunens said: "Being a member and serving as TC26 Chairman gave me an opportunity to work with a great group of people. I really appreciated their cooperation in advancing and standardizing the acoustic measurement of IT equipment. I look forward to continuing to work in TC26 under the very capable leadership of Drs. Baugh and Oppenheimer."

Dr. Eric Baugh said: "I have learned much from the members of TC26 over the past ten years, but have a special respect for the leadership and technical capability that Dr. Dunens has demonstrated. He has always focused on attaining consensus with an eye toward practical implementation to provide a level playing field which benefits end users. It has been an honor to serve as Vice-Chairman under him, and I join all the committee members in wishing him the best in his next endeavors."

Dr. Charles Oppenheimer said: "I am surprised and honored to have been nominated and voted as Vice-Chairman. I thank Dr. Dunens for his contributions. I have learned and will continue to learn from the committee members, and I look forward to working with them."

Dr. Istvan Sebestyen said: "On behalf of all Ecma members, the Ecma Management and the Secretariat, I would like to express our sincere gratitude to Dr. Dunens for his excellent leadership in TC26 and we would like to wish the new TC26 Management much success and lot of fun in their TC26 work."

For more information: please contact Dr. Istvan Sebestyen, Secretary General of Ecma International. Email:



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