06.11.15

CEDIA Reveals 14 Candidates for Board of Directors

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CEDIA has revealed the 14 candidates who have put themselves forward for the CEDIA Board of Directors, and is calling upon its members to...

CEDIA has revealed the 14 candidates who have put themselves forward for the CEDIA Board of Directors, and is calling upon its members to vote before Friday, 20 November 2015.  The CEDIA EMEA Board of Directors is charged with defining the strategy and direction of the association, and plays an important role in how CEDIA supports its members. Cedia_Logo_trademark_AI“We are looking for board members who would bring strong leadership to the table,” explains Wendy Griffiths, Executive Director of CEDIA EMEA.  “We are pleased with the members who have put their names forward this year, as they each bring with them a wealth of knowledge, and different ideas that will be of benefit to the industry. We are delighted that so many candidates have put themselves forward and would urge all members to exercise their right to vote.” CEDIA chairman, Kris Hogg, Giles Sutton of James and Giles and Christiaan Beukes from Sphere Custom Design in South Africa will continue their term in office. A total of seven spaces are available on the CEDIA Board this year, with five positions to be filled by HTP (Home Technology Professional) Members and two slots by Trade Supplier Members. CEDIA Board Candidates 2016 - 2017 HTP Members Omar Hikal – Archimedia (UAE) Melanie Malcolm - Bespoke Home Cinemas (UK) Alister Smith - DLUK (London) Ltd (UK) Ashley Shorey-Mills - Hughes (UK) Rob Sutherland - Inspired Dwellings (UK) William Stewart - Kensington Audio Visual (UK) Sawan Nichani - MacBee (India) Philip Turner - Philharmonic AV LTD (UK) Laura Lazzerini - Studio LGL (Italy) Trade Supplier Members Tom Butler - Artcoustic (UK) Hamish Neale – Barco (UK) Jason Girardier - Control4 EMEA (UK) Daniel Adams - HD Connectivity Ltd (UK) Rafal Borek - Home of Technologies Ltd (UK) Voting is open to both CEDIA HTP Members and Trade Supplier Members. A total of seven nominees can be selected from the list, but only one person per CEDIA Member company can vote. Voting closes at 5pm on Friday, 20 November 2015. The results will be announced at the CEDIA AGM, which takes place on the 25 November 2015 at the British Library, London. Board Members are elected to serve as volunteers for a two-year period from January 2016 until December 2017. www.cedia.co.uk/vote