Zhaga appoints Dee Denteneer as new Secretary General

Posted on Wednesday March 2 2016, by Zhaga

The Zhaga Consortium is pleased to announce the appointment of Dee Denteneer as its new Secretary General. Dee replaces Musa Unmehopa, who has held the post for the last two years.

Dee will represent Zhaga at the Light+Building tradeshow in Frankfurt, Germany, which runs from Sunday March 13 to Friday March 18. Visitors are invited to meet Dee at the Zhaga booth (A15, Hall 4.2).

Dee has a background in wireless connectivity, lighting, project and program management, and finance. He has held positions at the University of Utrecht, the Statistical Office of the Netherlands, and Philips Research, and he has a PhD in mathematics. Currently, he is Director of Standards at Philips Lighting in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, focusing on strategy and governance in industry alliances.

Alongside his position in Zhaga, Dee is a member of the Executive Team, Treasurer and Chair of the Finance Committee of the ZigBee Alliance, and is Technical Working Group Chair of the Fairhair Alliance.

Musa Unmehopa has left Zhaga to take the role of program manager for Wireless Applications in the Standards & Regulations department at Philips Lighting.

“It has been a distinct privilege and honor to serve Zhaga and to help the organization in achieving its important mission and strategic objectives,” said Musa Unmehopa. “Under Dee’s capable leadership, I am fully convinced that Zhaga will continue to make its mark on the LED lighting industry and achieve many new successes.”