Legrand’s Andrew Wale Appointed to CABA Board of Directors
OTTAWA AND San Jose, Calif. – October 14, 2019 – The Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Wale, Vice President Product Marketing, Building Control Systems at Legrand, North & Central America, to its board of directors. Legrand is a global innovation leader in in power, light, and data technologies for homes, workplaces, and data centers. CABA is an international nonprofit industry association that provides information, education, and networking to help promote advanced technologies for the automation of homes and buildings.
"I heartily welcome Andrew Wale to the CABA Board of Directors," said Ronald J. Zimmer, CABA President & CEO. "He has unmatched experience in the lighting and lighting controls market, and he brings a wealth of insights about the current state and future development of the building controls sector. CABA is very fortunate indeed to have him as a board member.”
Now in his twelfth year with Legrand, Mr. Wale is primarily responsible for the development and marketing of a broad portfolio of lighting control and automation solutions. His responsibilities are focused on Legrand’s Wattstopper® product line brand that provides leading edge IoT-centric lighting control solutions for healthcare, commercial office, and education sectors in the C&I buildings markets. He has worked in lighting and lighting controls for both residential and commercial building markets for more than 20 years. A proven resource and advocate for the industry, he has served on the CABA board previously as a representative of Legrand.
"CABA's work is closely aligned with Legrand's intention of supporting the evolution of electrical and digital infrastructure in today's high-performance buildings and I am pleased to join the CABA board to advance the connected homes and intelligent building sector,” said Mr. Wale. “I look forward to working with the board and broader membership to progress our common industry interests."
About Legrand and Legrand, North and Central America
Legrand’s comprehensive offering of solutions for use in commercial, industrial, and residential markets makes it a benchmark for customers worldwide. Drawing on an approach that involves all teams and stakeholders, Legrand is pursuing its strategy of profitable and sustainable growth driven by acquisitions and innovation, with a steady flow of new offerings—including connected products stemming from Legrand’s global Eliot (Electricity and IoT) program. Legrand reported sales of around $6.2 billion (USD) in 2017. Legrand has a strong presence in North and Central America, with a portfolio of well-known market brands and product lines that includes AFCO Systems, C2G, Cablofil, Chief, Da-Lite, Electrorack, Finelite, Kenall, Luxul, Middle Atlantic Products, Milestone AV, Nuvo, OCL, On-Q, Ortronics, Pass & Seymour, Pinnacle, Projecta, QMotion, Quiktron, Raritan, Sanus, Server Technology, Solarfective, Vaddio, Vantage, Wattstopper, and Wiremold. Legrand is listed on Euronext Paris and is a component stock of indexes including the CAC40. For more information visit: www.legrand.us.
CABA is an international not-for-profit industry association dedicated to the advancement of connected home and intelligent building technologies. The organization is supported by an international membership of over 380 organizations involved in the design, manufacture, installation and retailing of products relating to integrated home and building technology. Public organizations, including utilities and government organizations are also members. CABA's mandate includes providing its members with networking and market research opportunities. CABA also encourages the development of industry standards and protocols, and leads cross-industry initiatives. More information is available at www.CABA.org.
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