The European Platform of Regulatory Authorities (EPRA) elected its new Executive Board on 27 May 2011. On the occasion of the 33rd EPRA meeting in Ohrid, Jean-François Furnémont, Director General of the Conseil Supérieur de l'audiovisuel (CSA) of the French-speaking Community of Belgium was unanimously elected Chairperson for a period of two years.
Mr Furnémont is no newcomer to the EPRA. His regulatory authority joined the network in 1998 and he has been Vice-Chairman since May 2008.
The EPRA Chairperson is in charge of administering and representing the EPRA in its daily business.
In carrying out his tasks, the new Chairman will be supported by the Strasbourg-based Secretariat and by four Vice-Chairpersons:
Ofcom, United Kingdom
Media Authority of Northrhine Westphalia - LfM , Germany
Autorità per le Garanzie nelle Comunicazioni - AGCOM, Italy
Agency for Electronic Media - AEM, Croatia.
Source: EPRA Secretariat