BEAMA’s Dave Dossett retires

After nearly 50 years in the industry and 20 years with BEAMA, latterly as its Executive Chairman, popular electrotechnical sector figure Dave Dossett has retired.   

His roles have included Director of EIEMA, Director General and Chief Executive of BEAMA and Director of the Installation Sector. Dave Dossett said: “I’m proud to have been part of BEAMA’s evolution into the successful, lean and influential organisation it is today. It’s been a privilege and pleasure working in this industry and I thank the many colleagues and friends I have made for their friendship and support. It’s a great industry with excellent people – it’s been fun.”

Dr Howard Porter, BEAMA’s CEO paid tribute to Mr Dossettt saying: “Dave is a great inspiration. BEAMA is now in a strong marketplace position and highly regarded thanks to his drive and the remarkable contribution he has made in shaping the organisation over the years.

“He has been a key industry figure – uniquely from both the UK and European perspectives – through his work with the Electrical Safety Council, Orgalime, Cenelec and AMDEA.”

Until the end of 2012, Dave will continue on a part time basis as President of Cenelec, the European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardisation, and as advisor to the BEAMA Board and its CEO, its new team in installation, and on standards and industry issues. He will also complete his term as Immediate Past Chairman of the Electrical Safety Council, which finishes in March 2011.

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