Fitori to quit FTTH Council Europe

Created March 31, 2020
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The FTTH Council Europe has announced that as of 31st May, 2020, Erzsébet Fitori, its director general, will be leaving the post in order to “explore the next chapter in her career”.

Kees De Waard, president of the FTTH Council Europe said in a statement, “We wish Erzsébet all the best with her new endeavours. We are saddened to see her leave but are grateful for her tireless efforts to transform the Council into a financially solid, growing, influential and widely recognised organisation that unites the entire fibre value chain” He added, “Erzsébet has built a very strong and competent senior management team, who will be instrumental to a smooth transition. With such a committed and capable team and Board as well as the solid and favourable state of our affairs I am confident that we will continue to work effectively in our members’ best interest and deliver another great FTTH Conference 1-3 December in Berlin” he added.

The Council statement says that work has already begun on a transition and succession plan and set up a special committee in order to manage the transition process. Until the end of her tenure, Fitori will continue to focus on leading preparations for the FTTH Conference Berlin, which has been rescheduled to 1st – 3rd December 2020.

Fitori became director general of the FTTH Council Europe on 1st September 2016.

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by Peter Dykes

Peter Dykes is a independent telecoms and technology journalist who has over that last 30 years written for a wide range of B2B publications and companies. A former BT engineer, he specialises in networks and associated support systems. He is currently Editor of Optical Connections.