The Board of Directors of AIM, the international association and recognized authority on bar code, RFID, and enterprise mobile computing, has announced the appointment of two members to fill vacant board seats with unexpired terms on the AIM, Inc. 10-person board.
New Board members are David Shannon, senior vice president of Product Management, Marketing and Strategy for Lockheed Martin's [NYSE: LMT] Savi Technology, and Chuck Evanhoe, president of Evanhoe & Associates.
With the appointment of Evanhoe as full director, the election of a new AIM North America chapter representative as Regional Director on the AIM, Inc. board will be announced in May. The search continues for a new Regional Director for South/Central/Latin America.
As a not-for-profit industry organization, AIM's mission is to expand the understanding, adoption and use of data collection technology by driving international standards, providing timely, unbiased and commercial-free news and educational resources. Board representatives are elected by the AIM membership for a two-year term.
"Automatic identification and data collection technologies continue to revolutionize how business is conducted, from the emergence of wireless mobile computing and RFID (radio frequency identification) to sophisticated 2D bar code systems," states AIM chairman, Dr. Clive Hohberger. "David and Chuck bring tremendous business experience and additional breadth of expertise to the slate of industry executives leading the strategic efforts of AIM within the industry. Their willingness to invest the resources required to grow the market for automatic identification and mobility solutions is commendable."
The current board also includes executives from Datalogic Scanning, FEIG Electronic, Lowry Computer Products, Motorola Enterprise Mobility Solutions, Sirit, TAGSYS, and Zebra Technologies.
AIM is the industry association and worldwide authority on automatic identification (auto ID) and data collection technologies. AIM members are providers and users of technologies, systems, and services that capture, manage, and integrate accurate data into larger information systems that improve processes enterprise-wide. Serving members in 43 countries for 35 years, the Association has developed key technical specifications and guidelines that support the use of auto ID and mobile IT solutions.