13 May 2020
Waldemar Kütt appointed as Director of ERC Executive Agency
Waldemar Kütt, currently acting Director of ERCEA, was appointed as Principal Adviser in DG Research and Innovation (RTD). Mr Kütt will be seconded from this Principal Adviser function to the European Research Council Executive Agency (ERCEA) where he will exercise the role of Director of the Executive Agency. His mandate as Director of the Agency runs for four years and may be extended once. Mr Kütt joined DG RTD in 1997, served two Research Commissioners (Mr. Potocnik and Ms. Geoghegan-Quinn) from 2008-2015 and recently held several Head of Unit positions in the Bioeconomy Directorate of DG RTD.
The European Commission also appointed Mr Bernard Magenhann as Deputy Director-General in charge of Directorates C, G, R in the Joint Research Centre (JRC) as of 16 May 2020. Currently Mr Magenhann is Deputy Director-General in DG Human Resources and Security.