Jacques Peronnet is the new Chair of IEC TC 64: Electrical installations and protection against electric shock. With over 25 years of experience in the energy sector, Peronnet has a comprehensive background in all aspects of energy, from energy generation to distribution and end use. In his current position within the Building Business Unit at Schneider Electric, Peronnet leads the low voltage standardization activities. He has been actively involved as an expert and convenor in various IEC technical committees and working groups throughout his career. In recognition of his engagement in IEC work, Peronnet received the IEC 1906 Award in 2015.
Jacques Peronnet has been voted Chair of IEC TC 64 for the period of 2017-07-01 to 2023-06-30.
The SMB has approved the extension of the term of office of Hiroyuki Ohsaki, Chair of IEC TC 77: Electromagnetic compatibility, for the period of 2017-06-01 to 2020-05-31.