AIM Global, the industry association recognized as the worldwide authority on automatic identification and mobility, today announced the election of Clive Hohberger, Vice President, Technology Development of Zebra Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ: ZBRA), as the new chairman of the board of directors. Dr. Hohberger succeeds Mr. Jim Childress of LXE, Inc.
As chairman, Hohberger and the AIM Global board of directors provide the Association with the leadership, guidance, and direction to successfully fulfill its mission of:
Advocating on behalf of its members on policy matters and standards affecting the automatic identification and mobility industry;
Educating by providing timely, unbiased and commercial-free news and information to its members, the news media, policy makers, and current and potential customers of automatic identification and mobility technologies; and
Accelerating the adoption and use of data capture and mobility technology.
"As chairman, my goal is to expand AIM Global beyond its membership-driven model by being more relevant in the lives of our members and the industry," said Hohberger. "I will continue working to grow AIM Global's reputation as a technology thought leader and the 'go to' organization in the industry."
"Clive has been a visionary for the industry over many years," stated outgoing chairman, Jim Childress. "As Chairman, he is superbly qualified to lead the AIM Global organization into new areas of opportunity."
"Clive Hohberger brings a tremendous range of industry and standards leadership experience to the Chairman's role and I am excited to work with him as the Association evolves to meet the needs of AIM Global and Chapter members around the world," said AIM Global president, Dan Mullen.
Dr. Hohberger is Vice President, Technology Development for Zebra Technologies Corporation. He is a charter member of the AIDC 100 industry honorary society and winner of the 1999 AIM Global Richard E. Dilling Award for lifetime contribution to the industry.
Photo and biography of the Board Chairman are available upon request.
About AIM Global
For 35 years AIM Global has served as the association and worldwide authority on automatic identification, data collection and networking in a mobile environment. AIM members are providers and users of technologies, systems, and services that capture, manage, and integrate accurate data into larger information systems. Serving members in more than 43 countries, AIM Global is dedicated to accelerating the growth and use of Automatic Identification and Mobility technologies and services around the world.
AIM Global also has an active educational focus, providing accurate and unbiased information on AIDC technology, standards, and applications. For more information on AIM programs, please visit www.aimglobal.org/calendar.
As part of its educational outreach, AIM Global publishes "RFID Connections," the industry's oldest and most respected e-newsletter on RFID. For a free subscription, please visit http://subscriptions.aimglobal.org/.