AIM Global, the trade association recognized as the worldwide authority on automatic identification and mobility, announced the election of six members to its 16-member Board of Directors. New Board members are Norbert Dawalibi of Sirit Inc., Matt Schler of Datalogic Scanning, and Rick Schuessler of Motorola. Julie England of Texas Instruments, Clive Hohberger of Zebra Technologies, and Michael Lowry of Lowry Computer Products were re-elected to second terms.
As a not-for-profit industry organization, AIM Global's mission is to expand the understanding, adoption and use of data collection technology by driving international standards, providing timely, unbiased and commercial-free news and educational resources. Board representatives are elected by the AIM Global membership for a two-year term.
The current board also includes executives from ACURA Technologies, ADC Technologies, Avery Dennison, FEIG Electronic, Hand Held Products, Intermec, LXE, NXP, and Psion Teklogix.
"Automatic identification and data collection technologies continue to revolutionize how business is conducted, from the emergence of wireless mobile computing and RFID (radio frequency identification) to sophisticated 2D bar code systems," said AIM Global president Dan Mullen. "Data collection technology and mobile computing touches every enterprise, from healthcare to industrial manufacturing and beyond. This impressive slate of industry executives is a testament to the leadership of these companies and their willingness to invest the resources required to grow the market for automatic identification and mobility solutions."
Newly elected AIM Global Board Members:
Norbert Dawalibi, President and CEO, Sirit Inc. (TSX:SI)
Julie Spicer England, Vice President, Texas Instruments, Inc., General Manager, RFid Systems
Clive Hohberger, Corporate Vice President, Technology Development, Zebra Technologies
Michael Lowry, President and CEO, Lowry Computer Products Inc.
Matt Schler, Vice President and General Manager, Fixed Position Retail Scanning, Datalogic Scanning
Rick Schuessler, Chief Technology Officer-Standards, Enterprise Mobility Business unit of Motorola
About AIM Global
AIM Global is the industry association and worldwide authority on automatic identification and data collection technologies. AIM members are providers and users of technologies, systems, and services that capture, manage, and integrate accurate data into larger information systems. Serving members in 43 countries for nearly 35 years, the association has developed key technical specifications and guidelines that support the use of automatic identification technologies.
AIM Global actively supports the development of AIDC standards through its own Technical Symbology Committee (TSC), North American and Global Standards Advisory Groups, and RFID Experts Group (REG) as well as through participation at the industry, national (ANSI) and international (ISO) levels.
AIM Global has an active educational focus, providing accurate and unbiased information on data collection technology. As part of its educational outreach, AIM Global publishes "RFID Connections" and "AIM Connections" the industry's oldest and most respected e-newsletters on RFID and automatic data collection.
For more information about AIM Global and its members and services, please visit www.aimglobal.org or www.rfid.org.