Reza Taghipour

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Reza Taghipour (born 1957, Maragheh)[1] is an Iranian politician who was the Minister of Communications from 2009 to 2012. He was elected as a member of Tehran City Council in 2013 local elections.

Executive Records[edit]

  • Deputy of the Minister of ICT and head of Iran Space Agency since 2008.
  • Deputy of managing director of Electronic Industries for 8 years (2000–2008).
  • The Chairman of the board of Shiraz Electronic Industries for 3 years (2000–2003)
  • The Chairman of the board of Isfahan Optics Industries (IOI) for 4 years
  • The Chairman of the board of IS Iran for 3 years
  • Deputy of the chairman of the board & managing director of Telecommunication Co. of IEI for 1.5 years
  • Deputy of Industrial Research in Electronic and Telecommunication Group for 2 years
  • Manager of Electronic and Computer Industry of Electronic and Telecommunication Group
  • Member of the Board of Iran Electronic Industries Co. for 13 years (since 1996 till now)
  • Managing Director of Shiraz Electronic Industries for 5 years
  • Manager of Telecommunication Security Industries for 8 years
  • Executive of the ICT ( N M) project for Training & Research Institute
  • Member of the research council of Iran Electronic Research Center for 3 years

Research, Industrial and Educational activities[edit]

  • Teaching the courses of executive managers development in Iran Electronic Industries
  • Creating the center of research for telecommunication encoders and management, designing and producing of more than 14 encoders
  • Creating the research center of Electronic war in Shiraz Electronic Industries
  • Development of the optic and laser industries in Shiraz Electronic Industries
  • Creating and developing the radar industries and microwave lamps in Shiraz Electronic Industries
  • Creating and developing the marine electronic industry in IES
  • Producing over 10 major industrial products such as anti-armor missile shooter, tank"s fire controller, ground care radar, high power microwave lamps, underwater wireless, underwater hearing and night vision glasses.

Honors[edit]

  • Elected as the national outstanding manager in the ninth Shahid Rajaee Festival in 2005
  • Achieving the first grade of Shahid Rajaee Festival in 1996
  • Receiving the appreciation board from the minister of defense for self-sufficiency and strengthening the ability of defense forces
  • Receiving the appreciation board for security control and command network from the commander of IRIAF in 2005
  • Receiving the appreciation board for establishing the festival of using the implementation techniques and strategic plan from the managing director of Iran Electronic Industries in 2005
  • Receiving the appreciation board for codifying the strategic plan from the CEO of Iran Electronic Industries in 2005
  • Receiving the appreciation board for self-sufficiency and cutting dependence from the deputy of Jihad IRIMF research and self-sufficiency in 2005
  • Receiving the appreciation board for empowering and developing the national power from the defense minister

Controversy[edit]

Taghipour was sanctioned by the European Union on 23 March 2012 for excessive censorship activity.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Council decision 2012/168/CFSP". Official Journal of the European Union. 24 March 2012. Retrieved 17 June 2013. 

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