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Richmond, VA, United States, 2012/03/01 - Tridium – the open framework specialist for building automation and control systems – has announced the appointment of Roger Woodward as Managing Director of its EMEA business - TridiumEurope.com.
Roger brings to Tridium over 30 years’ building automation experience and joins the company from Johnson Controls, the leading global HVAC controls manufacturer. Through his career, Roger has built on his background in controls application with senior managerial posts at Johnson Controls, York International and Information Transmission Limited that have consolidated his expertise gained in key sales, marketing and product development roles.
As Director of Controls Products and Distribution for Europe at Johnson Controls, Roger created a European Product Sales Group from conception to a successful business division. He has also acted as Chairman of the UK Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA) from 1997-2001 and was responsible for introducing systems houses into the trade association for the first time.
“I am excited to join Tridium as Managing Director,” says Roger. “The company’s technology and applications have fundamentally changed the way devices and systems connect, integrate and interoperate with each other and the enterprise. My experience will help me build on Tridium’s successes to date in the EMEA region. I am also looking forward to bringing to the business my own understanding of how software frameworks empower manufacturers to develop intelligent equipment systems and smart devices.”
Tridium (tridium.com / tridiumeurope.com) is the global leader in open platforms, application software frameworks, automation infrastructure technology, energy management and device-to-enterprise integration solutions, and has its European headquarters in West Sussex. The company markets its NiagaraAX Framework® solutions to a wide range of controls manufacturers, HVAC equipment manufacturers, and a network of Tridium Systems Integrators.
About NiagaraAX Framework
The NiagaraAX Framework® is a software platform that integrates diverse systems and devices regardless of manufacturer, or communication protocol into a unified platform that can be easily managed and controlled in real time over the Internet using a standard web browser. By integrating today's diverse building systems such as environmental controls, security, lighting, energy, video, fire and life safety, Niagara is creating better buildings - ones that are smarter, use less energy, are more efficient, have lower operating costs, are safer and contribute to a sustainable environment.
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