Dortmund, Germany: The BACnet Interest Group Europe (BIG-EU) has announced that it has elected a new Executive Board and Advisory Board. At the General Meeting in Barcelona, the announcement said that Klaus Wächter from Siemens Schweiz was elected as the new president, replacing Volker Röhl (STRABAG), who gave up the presidency after 10 years and stepped down from the board.
According to the announcement, members also appointed Brad Hill of Honeywell as Vice President, Hans Symanczik of Kieback&Peter as Executive Board member, and Karl Heinz Belser of Johnson Controls Systems & Service as treasurer.
The announcement revealed that the following people were elected to the Advisory Board of the BIG-EU: Professor Peter Fischer, University of Applied Sciences Dortmund, was nominated as the spokesman; Antonio Catalano, Delta Controls; Salvatore Cataldi, ESAC; Nils Gunnar Fritz, MBS; Carl Neilson, Delta Controls; Frank Schubert, Beckhoff Automation; Tobias Kleine, DIAL; Hubert Fritsch, Distech Controls and Dan Napar, Siemens SAS became Advisory Board members. Furthermore, it added that as sponsor representatives, Sergio Bellano, JCI; Thomas Kurowski, Siemens; Lucian Variu, Honeywell; Sergei Schürrhoff, STRABAG and Christoph Zeller, Sauter, as head of the Working Group Technique (WG-T), belongs to the Advisory Board.