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.
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.
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.
“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.
more information, contact:
ACB Europe Ltd.
2 Green Park Close, Winchester
Tel: 07939 880829
ACB announces the launch of our
management functionality. The process has been specifically
tailored to the unique needs of the Japan's Ministry of Information
and Communications (MIC) Certification requirements. Please have a
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