Tetra | Lte | 2021-06-24

Andreas Gegenfurtner to Lead BDBOS for Another Five Years

Source: The Critical Communications Review | Gert Jan Wolf editor

Gegenfurtner has been Vice President of the Federal Agency for Digital Radio for the authorities and organizations with security tasks since it was founded in 2007

On 5 May 2021, The German Federal Government confirmed Andreas Gegenfurtner as president of the BDBOS for a further 5 years. On June 9th, the certificate was presented by the chairman, State Secretary Dr. Richter, with effect from June 21, 2021.

Gegenfurtner has been Vice President of the Federal Agency for Digital Radio for the authorities and organizations with security tasks since it was founded in 2007 and has been President of the BDBOS since 2016. Under his leadership, the BOS digital radio network was significantly further developed. Since 2019 he has also been successfully promoting the consolidation and further development of the federal networks. For the BDBOS, the reappointment is also an expression of trust and a successful cooperation with the federal and state governments.

Andreas Gegenfurtner was born in 1959 and began his career with the Baden-Württemberg police, where he  worked as a police officer. In 2006 he moved to the Ministry of the Interior in Baden-Württemberg, where he was responsible for the overall project for setting up the BOS digital radio in Baden-Württemberg.