Michael Fubi becomes Chairman of the VdTUV

2018-06-21 17:25 801

COLOGNE, Germany, June 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Michael Fubi is the new chairman of the TUV Association (VdTUV). Today's general meeting unanimously elected the Chairman of the Executive Board of Management of TUV Rheinland AG to the top of the association. Michael Fubi succeeds Axel Stepken (TUV SUD AG), who relinquished his office on a rotational basis and remains a member of the Association's Executive Committee. After his election, Fubi announced that he would focus even more on the challenges posed by the digital transformation of society.

Dr. Michael Fuebi
Dr. Michael Fuebi

"Germany must continue to expand its leading position as a location for technological innovation," said Fubi, "We want to create trust and security for the digital world! The VdTUV is therefore committed to a digital security architecture." Digitally networked systems and the use of artificial intelligence are massively changing the security structures in the classic fields of action of the VdTUV. "Society must continue to be able to rely on the safety of vehicles, industrial plants and consumer products," said Fubi, adding that "in future there will also have to be digital TUV tests, for example for algorithms".

The general meeting acknowledged the merits of the outgoing VdTUV chairman Axel Stepken. It was said that he had set the association's course for the future. "I am very pleased that we were able to modernise the association's work and attract highly competent and highly motivated new staff," said Stepken. "The VdTUV is now excellently positioned to meet the challenges of innovative technologies."

Dr.-Ing. Michael Fubi has been the Chairman of the Executive Board of Management of TUV Rheinland AG since 2015. He was born in Dusseldorf in 1967 and obtained his doctorate in engineering (Dr.-Ing) at Forschungszentrum Julich and RWTH Aachen in 1995. He began his professional career at Babcock Borsig in 1995. In 2002, Dr.-Ing. Michael Fubi transferred to the RWE Group, where, among other things, he led the Climate Protection division for RWE Power before being appointed to RWE Technology's Executive Board in 2010. Dr.-Ing. Michael Fubi was initially the Chief Technical Officer on the Executive Board, and assumed the role of Chief Executive Officer in 2012. Until December 2014 Dr.-Ing. Michael Fubi was Chairman of the Board of Directors at European technical association for power and heat generation VGB PowerTech.

Source: TUV Rheinland
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