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NEMA elects new board members and treasurer.

Press Release Summary:

Mar 23, 2011 - Board of Governors of NEMA elected Christopher Curtis, President and CEO of Schneider Electric North America, as treasurer of association at spring meeting. Curtis was also named to executive committee of NEMA Board of Governors. In addition, organization elected Zia Eftekhar, CEO, Philips Lighting, and Michael W. Pessina, President, Office of Product Development, Lutron Electronics Co., Inc. to board of governors.

National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) - Rosslyn, VA

Original Press Release

NEMA Announces New Board Officer and Members

Press release date: Mar 16, 2011

ROSSLYN, Va. - The Board of Governors of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) elected Christopher Curtis, President and CEO of Schneider Electric North America, treasurer of the association at its recent spring meeting. Curtis was also named to the executive committee of the NEMA Board of Governors.

Zia Eftekhar, CEO, Philips Lighting, North America, and Michael W. Pessina, President, Office of Product Development, Lutron Electronics Co., Inc., were elected to the board of governors.

NEMA is the association of electrical and medical imaging equipment manufacturers. Founded in 1926 and headquartered near Washington, D.C., its approximately 450 member companies manufacture products used in the generation, transmission and distribution, control, and end use of electricity. These products are used in utility, industrial, commercial, institutional, and residential applications. The association's Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) Division represents manufacturers of cutting-edge medical diagnostic imaging equipment including MRI, CT, x-ray, and ultrasound products. Worldwide sales of NEMA-scope products exceed $120 billion. In addition to its headquarters in Rosslyn, Virginia, NEMA also has offices in Beijing and Mexico City.

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