POQUOSON, VA, JANUARY 4, 2017 -- MCAA President Teresa Sebring has certified the election of officers and directors of the Measurement, Control & Automation Association for 2017. The elections were completed by letter ballot of the membership in November.
Peter Martin, Vice President Strategic Ventures for Schneider Electric Systems USA Inc. of Foxboro, MA will serve as Chairman. He has worked in industrial automation for more than three decades with experience in the industry segments of training, engineering, product planning, marketing and strategic planning. He holds BA and MS degrees in Mathematics and an MA in Administration and Management. He also holds a Master of Biblical Studies degree, and doctorates in Industrial Engineering and Biblical Studies. Dr. Martin is the author of numerous books and articles as well as being a Fellow of the International Society of Automation and a member of the Process Automation Hall of Fame.
Bharat Naik, President of Reotemp Instruments of San Diego, CA, was elected Vice--‐ Chairman. He has spent more than twenty years in the chemical industry in a variety of technical, commercial and management roles. He holds a BS degree in chemical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, an MS in chemical engineering from the University of Massachusetts, and an MBA from the University of Michigan. He began his career in Detroit providing technical service for the coatings, adhesives, and automotive markets and in 2000, moved to San Diego to steer and grow Rhino Linings, a small private company.
The remainder of the Board is comprised of Immediate Past Chairman, Joe Incontri, Director of Marketing for KROHNE Inc., and At--‐Large Members Mike DeLacluyse, President, Lesman Instrument Company; Mike Gallagher, President and CEO, Centro Inc.; Gary Johnson, President, Azbil North America Inc.; Don Maness, Senior Director, North America Channels, Honeywell Process Solutions; Stan Ronna, President, Automation Products Group Inc.; Scott Saunders, President and CEO, Moore Industries International Inc.; Mike Waters, President and CEO, SOR Controls Group Ltd.; Jim Winter, Director of Global Process Business, Rockwell Automation.
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