The Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA) board of directors on August 10 announced the appointment of Chris Lane of Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI) to its ranks.
As director of product management for building automation system (BAS) products at Johnson Controls, Lane leads a team of product managers responsible for designing the strategy and direction for Johnson Controls’ global portfolio of BAS products.
Prior to his current role, Lane was a product manager for the Johnson Controls' Metasys and Facility Explorer Building Automation Systems product lines, as well as a variety of standalone controllers and devices.
"I’m honored to have the opportunity to join CABA’s board and support their vision to empower connectivity among people, spaces and technology,” said Lane. “CABA’s emphasis on resilient, intelligently built environments aligns perfectly with Johnson Controls’ mission to deliver impactful sustainability and enhanced safety and security to maximize building efficiency and longevity.”
Lane began his career with Johnson Controls over 30 years ago, spending the first third of his career in customer service, technical support, and OEM sales. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Wisconsin - Platteville and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Cardinal Stritch University.
“We’re delighted to have Chris Lane joining the CABA board,” concluded Greg Walker, CEO of CABA. “His deep product knowledge, customer relationship experience, and strategic expertise in building automation systems across three decades will provide strong support to CABA as we help organizations advance intelligent building technologies.”