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Special Update / February 21, 2013 http://acbcert.com

ACB Grows in Europe with Best in Class

We are pleased to announce a busy year, with two important engineers joining us. This expansion means that ACB Europe has a diverse team of world renowned industry experts.

In May 2012, we were joined by Pieter Robben as a regulatory review engineer. Pieter is a TCB for the FCC, an FCB for Industry Canada, an RCB for Japan and a Notified Body for the R&TTE and EMC Directives. Pieter’s experience as a Notified Body and Certification Body is a potent part of our Certification team. Pieter has been reviewing FCC applications since before the TCB program was created. He is well known in the European community as past chairman of the R&TTECA. Pieter has been working with MIC matters since the inauguration of the Japan-EU Mutual Recognition Arrangement. Pieter’s past experience includes EMC, Radio and Safety testing and certification for test laboratories and manufacturers. He has been in the industry for more than 20 years. Pieter provides worldwide services to our global customers from his office in the Groningen area of the Netherlands.


Pieter Robben


In February 2013, we were joined by Kare Oksanen as a regulatory review engineer. Kare is a TCB for the FCC and an FCB for Industry Canada. Kare has detailed experience in FCC and IC certification plus R&TTE compliance for a range of radio devices and his particular specialty is in mobile/cellular device approvals and advanced mobile technologies, including LTE/4G. Kare joins us from Nokia where he has been responsible for compliance of their mobile phone range. He is well known in the industry as a regular attendee at the TCB Council workshops. Kare’s past experience includes testing, development and certification of innovative products. He has been in the industry for almost 20 years. Kare provides worldwide services to our global customers from his office in the Oulu area of Finland.


Kare Oksanen


ACB Europe is led by Michael Derby as the senior regulatory review engineer and Director of ACB Europe. Michael has been with ACB since November 2007. Michael is a TCB for the FCC, an FCB for Industry Canada and a Notified Body for the R&TTE and EMC Directives. Michael is an active member of the R&TTECA and TCB Council. He is the liaison between the two organizations and is presently the Chairman of the TCB Council Board of Directors. Michael is also responsible for ACB’s training activities, including webinars and seminar workshops. Michael’s past experience includes product development, testing and certification for test laboratories and manufacturers. Michael provides worldwide services to our global customers from his office in the Hampshire area of the UK.


Michael Derby

“We believe the team we have assembled represents the best-in-class” states Michael. “With this European team and our strong teams in the USA and Asia; we can cover the globe, offering reliable and efficient Certification services for all manner of wireless devices and systems” states Mike Violette of ACB Inc.

For more information, contact: sales.eu@acbcert.com

ACB Europe Ltd.
2 Green Park Close, Winchester
Hampshire, United Kingdom
Tel: 07939 880829
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