ISTQB® elected new Executive Team – Media Release

During the General Assembly meeting of ISTQB® – the International Software Testing Qualifications Board – held in Lima, Peru on Friday 24th of March 2017, elections for the new Executive Committee for ISTQB® were conducted.

ISTQB® has confirmed Mr. Gualtiero Bazzana, chairman of ITA-STQB – the Italian Testing Board and a respected figure in software testing internationally, to continue acting as President for a new term, covering the period 2017-2019. Gualtiero Bazzana has been active in ISTQB® since 2007, acting as the Chair of the Marketing Working Group from 2011 to 2015 and President from 2015.

Elections of the other members of the Executive Committee for the period 2017-2019 brought to the following results:

  • Mr. Geoff Thompson, from the UK Testing Board (UKTB), former Secretary, has been elected as Vice-President
  • Mr. Kari Kakkonen from the Finnish Software Testing Board (FiSTB) was re-elected as Treasurer
  • Mr. Tal Peer from the Israeli Testing Certification Board (ITCB) was elected as Secretary.

The ISTQB® General Assembly wishes the new ISTQB® Executive team good luck in the next two years of their terms.

The new Vice-President takes over from Mr. Yaron Tzubery. The ISTQB® General Assembly thanks Yaron for his work and long term contribution.