Jin Suk Yang resigns – New WTF SG, Jean-Marie Ayer
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Jin Suk Yang, WTF Secretary General resigned from his position and Jean-Marie Ayer, Director of the Lausanne WTF office, was appointed as the new Secretary General.
Secretary General Yang came into office in February 2007 and has served in his position for 5 years. He was reappointed in the Cairo (Egypt) General Assembly celebrated in November 2009 and has thus decided to resign when he had still 1 year left. He will leave his position but will remain in the WTF, working for the Vice-President role.
Newly appointed Jean-Marie Ayer has been working as the Director of the Switzerland WTF office. He has also worked as Board Member of Dartfish, the Swiss video processing company, which provides video solutions for the WTF.
Jean-Marie Ayer owns a master and PhD degree in Economics (University of Fribourg) and speaks French, English and German. He has an extensive international experience and has worked in several business areas such as executive management, business development, sales and marketing, finance and controlling. Before co-founding Dartfish, he worked at ABB Holding and also served as Swisscom International’s Vice-President.
The WTF has planned to give an official announcement on this on February 13th.