Board

According to UK law, the directors are appointed to act on behalf of the members to run the day to day affairs of the business. The directors are directly accountable to the members and each year the company must  hold an annual general meeting (AGM) at which the directors must provide a report to Members on the performance of the company.

In addition to business and financial issues, the directors under the UK laws are responsible for corporate governance, corporate social responsibility and corporate ethics.

The GCF Board consists of up to six directors elected by operator members and up to six elected by manufacturer members. 

Additional members of the GCF Board are the Chair and Vice-Chair of the Steering Group and up to five appointed representatives of industry.

 

Directors (manufacturers):

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Denis Chabot Board Chair | Sierra Wireless

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Abdul Rasheed Mohammed Motorola Mobility

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Giulio Comar u-blox

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Matt Kheder Qualcomm

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Lauri Söderbacka Huawei

Directors (operators):

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Danni Song China Mobile

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Doug Roberts Orange

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Hajo Schulze Vodafone

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Ignacio Barandalla Telefonica

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Michael Ruffini Verizon

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Camillo Carlini Telecom Italia

Board members:

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Roy Church SG Chair 2023 | Samsung

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Tim Evans SG Vice Chair 2023 | NTT DOCOMO

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Alexander Pabst Rohde & Schwarz (for GCF Test Equipment Suppliers)

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Thami Elidrissi Eurofins (for GCF Test Labs)

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Ian Pannell GSMA