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CEDIA Announces 2017 Executive Committee and Appointed Directors

Jan 31, 2017


INDIANAPOLIS (January 31, 2017) - The CEDIA Board of Directors approved the 2017 Executive Committee and appointed directors at last week's Board Meeting held at CEDIA Headquarters in Indianapolis, IN.

"The expertise and passion of our unified global board puts CEDIA in an incredibly strong position. The right people are at the table to help determine our top priorities and guide our strategy for achieving success," said Vin Bruno, CEDIA CEO. "We are excited to be working together with the common goals of improving services, providing deeper support and delivering important added value to all our members across the world."

The complete CEDIA Executive Committee and Board now comprises:

2017 Executive Committee

2017 Elected Directors

Dennis Erskine, Chairperson
Erskine Group, LLC
Draper, UT


Christiaan Beukes 
Sphere Custom 
Cape Town, South Africa


David Humphries, Chairperson-Elect
Atlantic Integrated
Rockleigh, NJ


Henry Clifford
Richmond, VA


Larry Pexton, Immediate Past Chairperson
Triad Speakers,Inc.
Portland, OR
Ex-officio, non-voting member


Ken Erdmann 
Erdmann Electric,Inc.
Springville, UT


Giles Sutton, Treasurer
James + Giles
London, United Kingdom


Greg Margolis 
HomeTronics, Inc 
Dallas, TX


Omar Hikal, Secretary
Dubai, United Arab Emirates


Rob Sutherland
Inspired Dwellings,Ltd
London, United Kingdom


Joe Whitaker
The Thoughtful Home 
Clayton, MO


In the selection of the appointed positions, the CEDIA Board felt that in the transition to a globally led organization that it was important to maintain continuity but also be able to diversify the skill set and expertise of the leadership. The following appointed positions were voted in by the CEDIA Board to fill necessary gaps and include a mix of one and two-year terms.

Hamish Neale
Barco N.V.
Kortijk, Belgium
2-year term


Jeremy Sweet
Connected Home
Mulgrave, Australia
1-year term


David Humphries
Atlantic Integrated
Rockleigh, NJ
2-year term


Hagai Feiner
Access Networks
Encino, CA
1-year term


Tom Butler
Artcoustic Loudspeakers
Chelmsford, United Kingdom 
1-year term


David Weinstein
Lutron Electronics Co., Inc. 
Coopersburg, PA
1-year term


John Clancy
Crestron Electronics,Inc.
Rockleigh, NJ
1-year term


In addition, Vin Bruno serves as an ex-officio, voting member of the CEDIA Board by virtue of his role as Global President and Chief Executive Officer of CEDIA.

Biographical information and photos of each board member are available to the media upon request. Contact press@cedia.orgfor more information.




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