International team to serve the group
The BACnet Interest Group Europe (BIG-EU), which promotes the use of global BACnet communication standard ISO 16484-5 in building automation and security technologies in Europe, has announced the following appointments to fill various posts:
STRABAG representative, Volker Röhl was re-elected President of the BIG-EU; Brad Hill, Honeywell, was appointed the new Vice-President; Karl-Heinz Belser, Johnson Controls Systems & Service, joined the Executive Board; and Klaus Wächter, Siemens Building Technologies, was confirmed as Treasurer.
According to BIG-EU, international managers were elected to serve on the Executive and Advisory Boards at the General Meeting that took place in September in Dresden, Germany. The appointment to the Boards is as follows:
The Chair of the Global BACnet Standardising Committee ASHRAE SSPC 135, Carl Neilson, Delta Controls, was elected to the Advisory Board. Martin Villeneuve, Distech Controls, and Salvatore Cataldi, ESAC, joined the Advisory Board as well. Re-elected were Antonio Catalano, Delta Controls Italy and Frank Schubert, MBS. Peter Fischer, University of Applied Science Dortmund, has remained on the Advisory Board as Chair of the General Meeting; Hans Symanczik, Kieback & Peter, as Chair of the Working Group Marketing; and, Christoph Zeller, Sauter, as Chair of the Technical Working Group.
The sponsoring members, Honeywell, Johnson Controls, Siemens and STRABAG are reportedly BIG-EU’s automatic members of the Advisory Board.
According to the organisation, the elections are valid for a period of two years.