LONMARK International Elects New Directors

LONMARK International is proud to announce that its members elected several new representatives to the Board of Directors. The election fulfills a new LONMARK requirement for regional representation on the Board of Directors. The changes were designed in to better serve LONMARK International members worldwide in the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific.

The newly elected Board members are as follows:

Americas Representatives:
Earl Gray, ARAS Systems, Inc.
George Huettel, Cyrus Technologies, Inc.
Tracy Markie, Engenuity Systems, Inc.

Asia Pacific Representatives:
Thomas Choo, NICO Technology, Inc.
Katsuhiro Moizumi, Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd.
Kunimitsu Nakano, Matsushita Electric Works, Ltd.

European Representatives:
Christoph Broennimann, IBT Ingenieurbuero Broennimann Thun
Gabriel Garcia, CIAC
Sebastian Kühne, SVEA Building Control Systems GmbH & Co.

The newly elected representatives join the following Sponsor Members on the Board of Directors:
John Cain, Circon Systems Corp.
Michael Tennefoss, Echelon Corporation
Tatsuo Tateishi, Fuji Electric Systems Co., Ltd.
Keith Beckstrom, Honeywell International, Inc.
Terry Hoffmann, Johnson Controls Inc.
Akira Koshikawa, NTT Data Corporation
Joel Thome, Philips Lighting B.V.
Stephan Jo, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Theo Frutiger, Siemens Building Technologies
Wayne Lambert, TAC AB
Gene Shedivy, Trane
Toshirou Tomita, Yokogawa Electric Corporation

“The new structure of the Board of Directors will allow the global membership base to a stronger, more equal voice in the affairs of the corporation,” said Barry Haaser, executive director of LONMARK International. “I look forward to working closely with the board as we expand the organization’s footprint and increase its sphere of influence throughout the globe.”

About LONMARK International
Celebrating its tenth anniversary as an association, LONMARK International is a developer of open systems for use in building, industrial, transportation and residential/utility automation. LONMARK membership is extended to any person, firm, or corporation engaged in the development, distribution, or marketing of open, multi-vendor control systems utilizing ANSI/EIA/CEA 709.1 and related standards.

Products that have been verified to conform to the LONMARK Interoperability Guidelines are eligible to carry the LONMARK logo; an indicator that certified products can interoperate over a common network.

LONWORKS®, LONMARK®, and the LONMARK logo are registered trademarks of Echelon Corporation in the United States and other countries. Other trademarks belong to their respective holders.

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