The Technical Management Board is the most important technical committee of the IIW. As chair, Stephan Egerland will lead the technical direction of the International Institute of Welding until 2023. Egerland will also remain a member of the Board of Directors, the highest body at the IIW. Egerland will continue to dedicate his upcoming term of office entirely to the further development of the IIW: “My vision is to make the TMB a strong, strategically focused unit that supports the IIW Board of Directors as well as the technical commissions in putting the strategy of the IIW into practice.”
The International Institute of Welding is the world’s largest welding association with 51 member countries. In addition to its global networking function, the organization deals intensively with welding technology matters. This includes subjects of current and future importance concerning joining processes, material behavior, filler metals, occupational health and safety, standardization and norms, as well as global welder training.