PRIMET Board and Secretariat

PRIMET is a registered company with a Board of Directors elected by the members.
The PRIMET Board employs a General Secretary to manage the organisation and progress its aims.
dennis-schulzePRIMET Chairman
DENNIS SCHULZE
MeteoIQ

Dennis is the CEO of MeteoIQ, a company that analyses, develops and advises with weather intelligence. He joined MeteoGroup in 1993 starting his career working as a forecaster and in meteorological development before moving into management. Dennis studied meteorology at the Freie Universität Berlin
PRIMET Board Member
MICHAL NAJMAN
Meteopress

Michal is CEO and innovation enthusiast in Meteopress, Executive Director in Meteosense radar company. Michal is a strong advocate of free data and democratisation of access to weather data. Michal has been in the weather business since 2007.”
han-wensinkPRIMET Board Member
KARL GUTBROD
Meteoblue

Karl G. Gutbrod is an entrepreneur, manager and university lecturer. He is CEO of meteoblue since 2008, after 25 years of experience in international agri-business, as project and unit leader in development, product management, marketing, business development and information services. Karl has worked for GTZ, DED, Ciba, Novartis and Syngenta. He has lived and worked in Germany, Switzerland, United States, Brasil, Thailand, and China.
Karl holds a PhD in agronomy from the University of Göttingen. In addition to his day job, he teaches courses on International Business Strategy and Innovation Management at the University of Cooperative Education in Lörrach and supervises Bachelor students there, and is member of the Economics and Research Commissions
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PRIMET Board Member
MIKE EILTS
DTN

Mike is an energetic entrepreneur with broad experience managing and growing weather-related organizations. Technical expertise in severe weather, Doppler weather radar, aviation weather, communication of weather, and decision support. Often asked to present to technical and business conferences. Serve on numerous committees and Boards, presently with the American Meteorological Society, Event Safety Alliance, University of Oklahoma College of Atmospheric and Geographic Sciences, and on Board of Weatherzone. Author of 50+ publications.
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andrew-ecclestonPRIMET General Secretary
Andrew Eccleston
Andrew worked in the UK Met Office in the early 1980's and then went on to found a private sector weather business which eventually became part of The Weather Company, An IBM Business. After leaving the original business in 2000, he moved in to IT Management and finally to an academic post in Plymouth University. Throughout his career Andrew has supported the profession of meteorology by working with the Royal Meteorological Society and was a key player in the 1990's dialogue which lead to the formation of PRIMET.