AIM Announces New Board Chairman
Mr. Chuck Evanhoe Elected to Lead AIDC Industry Association
AIM, the industry association recognized as the worldwide authority on automatic identification and mobility, recently announced the election of Chuck Evanhoe, president, Evanhoe & Associates, as the new chairman of the AIM, Inc. board of directors. Evanhoe succeeds Dr. Clive Hohberger.
As chairman, Evanhoe and the AIM, Inc. board of directors provide the Association with the leadership, guidance, and direction to successfully fulfill its global mission of:
- Advocating on behalf of its members on policy matters and standards affecting the bar code, RFID and mobile computing 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;
- Demonstrating mature solutions within the framework of AIM Expo, the annual conference and exposition for providers, users and integrators of auto ID and mobile IT solutions; and
- Accelerating the adoption and use of data capture and mobility technology.
The AIM board chairman serves a one-year term, and is then succeeded by the vice chairman the following year.
"As chairman, my goal is to connect the global AIDC community by providing leadership for standards and education efforts needed for economic competitiveness within our industry," states Evanhoe. "I will continue working to grow AIM's global reputation as a technology thought leader and the 'go to' organization for the industry."
"Chuck has been tireless in his efforts to develop the collaborative environment that not only strengthens the industry, but also provides a climate ripe for emerging technologies and innovation," stated outgoing chairman, Clive Hohberger. "As Chairman, he is superbly qualified to lead the AIM organization into new areas of opportunity around the world."
Evanhoe currently serves as chairman for the AIM Expo. He is a charter member of the UID Suppliers Alliance (USA), the past chairman for AIM North America, and a contributing member of AIM's RFID Experts Group (REG) and Technical Symbology Committee (TSC).
Photo and biography of the Board Chairman are available upon request.
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 more than 35 years, the Association has developed key technical specifications and guidelines that support the use of automatic identification and mobile IT solutions.
AIM has an active educational and government relations focus, providing accurate and unbiased information on data collection technologies and the markets they serve. As part of its educational outreach, AIM publishes "RFID Connections" and "AIM Connections," the industry's longest-running e-newsletters on RFID and automatic data collection. The industry association also produces the annual AIM Expo conference and exposition for providers, users and integrators of auto ID and mobile IT solutions.
For more information, visit www.aimglobal.org or www.rfid.org.