WorldDAB award

The WorldDAB Award for Outstanding Service recognises an individual for an exceptional contribution to the roll-out of DAB digital radio 


Patrick Hannon holds the WorldDAB Award for Outstanding Service glass trophy

Patrick Hannon with the 2023 Award


The WorldDAB Award for Outstanding Service is offered in memory of Per-Erik Selemark of Swedish Radio, former vice president and chair of the Technical Committee, who died in January 1999. The Award is given annually at the WorldDAB General Assembly. 

Award winners

2023: Patrick Hannon, Frontier Smart Technology - read more
2022: Jacqueline Bierhorst, Digital Radio NL - read more
2021: Helwin Lesch, BR - read more
2020: Francis Goffin, RTBF
2019: Sergio Natucci, DAB Italia
2018: Ole Jørgen Torvmark, Digital Radio Norway
2017: Thomas Saner, SRG
2016: Reiner Mueller, Technical Director, Bayerische Landeszentrale fur neue Medien (BLM)
2015: Anthony Sethill, CEO, Frontier Silicon
2014: Jørn Erik Jensen, Strategic Advisor at NRK, Norway
2013: Glyn Jones, General Manager Digital Radio Platforms, Arqiva
2012: Joan Warner, CEO Commercial Radio Australia, WorldDAB Asia Pacific Committee Chair
2010: Lindsay Cornell, Chairman of TC, BBC
2009: Larissa Erismann, WorldDAB Marketing Committee Chair, SRG-SSR
2008: Mr Zou Feng, ABS/SARFT, China
2007: Mr Markus Prosch, Fraunhofer IIS
2006: Mr Philip Laven, EBU
2005: Mr Frank Hermann, Former Chairman of TC
2004: Mr Goran Arvedhal, Former Chairman of RSC
2003: Mr Quentin Howard, Former Steering Board Member
2002: Mrs Julie Ackerman, Project Director 2000 – 2002
2001: Mr Percy Petterson, RSC Consultant, Chairman of SLC
2000: Mr David Witherow, President 1995 – 1997
1999: Mr Frank Kozamernik, Project Director and Mr Frans Westra, Chairman Module 1