IFABC announces Executive Board at 30th General Assembly
Board members and the Presidency are voted for by delegates
representing IFABC members.
The International Federation of Audit Bureaux of Certification (IFABC) has elected its President and Executive Board at the 30th IFABC General Assembly held in Vienna, Austria in September 2022. This marked the first time in four years that members of the IFABC were able to meet in person at a General Assembly to share ideas, news and developments from around the world.
An important part of the 3-day event is the election of the Board and its President to steer the group into the future.
The 2022-24 members of the Executive Board are:
- Alexandra Beier-Cizek - OEAK, Austria
- Arina Ureche - BRAT, Romania
- Hormuzd Masani - ABC, India (IFABC Honorary Treasurer)
- Jean Paul Dietsch - ACPM, France
- Kai Kuhlmann - IVW, Germany
- Manuel Sala - OJD, Spain
- Pedro Silva - IVC, Brazil
- Simon Redlich - ABC, UK (IFABC President)
- Tom Drouillard - AAM, USA (IFABC Secretary)
Simon Redlich, Chief Executive of ABC UK, was re-elected as President for a second term, with Tom Drouillard, CEO of the U.S.-based Alliance for Audited Media (AAM) and Hormuzd Masani, Secretary Genreal of ABC India, also re-elected as the group’s Secretary and Honorary Treasurer respectively.
Simon commented, “I’m honoured to be re-elected as President of the IFABC for a second term. Over the last two years, I’ve had the pleasure of working closely with my fellow members on a number of initiatives to advance auditing and media measurement. It’s clear that by pooling our learnings and expertise we’re able to find solutions more rapidly, which is essential in any fast-paced industry. I look forward to another two years of collaboration, as we focus on a new agenda to further advance transparency and accountability in media on a global scale."
IFABC is a global federation of audit bureaux committed to exchanging ideas and solutions to better support independently verified media data.
Tom said, “I am honored to be reelected to serve a third term as secretary for the IFABC. The IFABC is a great forum for collaboration and the exchange of ideas to help elevate trust and transparency in media, across platforms and around the world.”
IFABC is a global federation of bureaux representing 24 countries. It provides a forum for these organisations to come together, share knowledge and develop collaborative solutions that support trust in media.
About the IFABC
The International Federation of Audit Bureaux of Certification (IFABC) is a voluntary federation of industry-sponsored organisations that have been established in nations throughout the world. IFABC members have a common commitment to the accurate and transparent reporting of comparable print and digital media performance data. Its aim is to work with national and international organisations in any way that constructively supports the work of its members. The Federation seeks to encourage and facilitate the exchange of experience and best practice between member organisations, and is committed to working towards a greater standardisation and uniformity in the reporting of circulations and other data. For more information, visit ifabc.org.