The Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA) announced that Ron Zimmer, CABA president and CEO, is retiring after more than 23 years of service at the association.
Ron joined CABA in 1997 and, per a statement from the association, immediately "emerged as an effective advocate for the industry, working to promote integrated systems and automation throughout the market."
The statement continued:
The CABA Board of Directors and staff extend their sincere thanks to Ron, who used his experience and insights to effectively advance thought leadership and collaboration across the connected homes and intelligent building industry.
On Ron’s watch CABA became an international B2B association comprised of over 380 organizations. CABA’s members today include manufacturers, dealers, installers, service providers, energy utilities, builders, consultants, research organizations, publishers, educational institutions, governments, associations and content providers; while the CABA Board continues to benefit from representation by some of the industry’s most influential players.
CABA concurrently announced that it will now embark on a new chapter in the association, with Greg Walker taking over as CEO.
"Many thanks to Ron for his service and contributions to CABA over the years, without which the association would not be where it is today," concluded the association's statement.
CABA is an international not-for-profit industry association dedicated to the advancement of connected home and intelligent building technologies. The organization is supported by an international membership of over 380 organizations involved in the design, manufacture, installation and retailing of products relating to integrated home and building technology.
Public organizations, including utilities and government organizations are also members. CABA's mandate includes providing its members with networking and market research opportunities. CABA also encourages the development of industry standards and protocols, and leads cross-industry initiatives.
More information is available at www.CABA.org.