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Broadcasting executive

George Thomas Waters, Irish broadcasting executive. Chartered engineer, Switzerland. Recipient Sir Charles Harvey award Irish Management Institute, 1966. Fellow Society Motion Pictures and television Engineers, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Irish Management Institute, Institution of Electrical Engineers, International Academy Broadcasting (Montreaux, Switzerland, president since 1993, John Tucker award, 1996).

Background

Waters, George Thomas was born on May 7, 1932 in Ballina, Company o, Ireland. Arrived in Switzerland, 1989. Son of Charles Joseph and Annie (Courell) Waters.

Education

Bachelor of Engineering with honors, University College, Dublin, 1956. Master of Business Administration with honors, University College, Dublin, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, University College, Dublin, 1989.

Career

Engineer Radio Telefis Eireann, Dublin, 1956-1960. Senior engineer R.T.E., 1960-1968, director engineering, 1968-1978, director general, 1978-1985. Technical director European Broadcasting Union, Brussels, 1985-1989, Geneva, since 1989, vice president, 1982-1985.

Chairman Dublin Cable Systems, 1980-1986.

Achievements

  • Chartered engineer, Switzerland.

Membership

Fellow Society Motion Pictures and television Engineers, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Irish Management Institute, Institution of Electrical Engineers, International Academy Broadcasting (Montreaux, Switzerland, president since 1993, John Tucker award, 1996).

Connections

Married Mary J. Byrne, September 3, 1977. Children: Mark, Charles.

father:
Charles Joseph Waters

mother:
Annie (Courell) Waters

spouse:
Mary J. Byrne

child:
Mark Waters

child:
Charles Waters