David Witherow, past president of WorldDAB, dies aged 82

20.03.2020 - United Kingdom United Kingdom

A senior executive at the BBC, David Witherow CBE, was the first president of WorldDAB from 1995 to 1997. He was in charge of the start-up of the BBC’s DAB services in 1995 and in recognition, he received the WorldDAB Award for Outstanding Service (Per Erik Selemark Award) in 2000. Much loved by all who worked with him, one said "he was the gentlest of men, tolerant, understanding, wise, with a warm sense of humour”.

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