CEDIA Board of Directors Appoints New Executive Director

Len Wallis, CEDIA Asia Pacific chairman immediately announced the appointment of Clare Ward as the incoming executive director for the region effective 1 March 2013.

SYDNEY, Australia (28 February 2013) - Stephen Miller resigned today as CEDIA Asia Pacific executive director effective 1 March 2013, following a momentous week in leadership.


"I have now achieved what I have set out to achieve" said Stephen, referring to the partnership with Integrate announced earlier in the week, "I'm leaving CEDIA on such a high note after over eight years having delivered my key objectives to grow membership, help with the alignment of CEDIA internationally, develop CEDIA in China and bring the industry together, as we've done with the Integrate partnership."

Len Wallis, CEDIA Asia Pacific chairman immediately announced the appointment of Clare Ward as the incoming executive director for the region effective 1 March 2013. "We know that Stephen and Clare have worked alongside each other with CEDIA's Global Alignment in the past year to create a strong business plan to ensure the sustainable future of CEDIA Asia Pacific."

Len added "I am confident that the entire membership will join me in thanking Stephen for what he has achieved during his time as Executive Director. Through sheer dedication and hard work Stephen has developed CEDIA Asia Pacific from a few passionate members with limited access to services, into a dynamic well developed member association". Clare said she "looks forward to continuing building on the incredible relationships that Stephen created for the industry".

"I will miss the amazing people that have been so much a part of my everyday life whilst moving on to new business opportunities beyond CEDIA," said Stephen.

About CEDIA

CEDIA is an international trade association of companies that specialise in designing and installing electronic systems for the home. The association was founded in September 1989 and has more than 3,500 member companies worldwide. CEDIA members are established and insured businesses with bona fide qualifications and experience in this specialised field. For more information on CEDIA, visit the association's Web site at www.cedia.com.au

Featured Product

VMP EREN-42E1K 19-inch Equipment Rack Enclosure

VMP EREN-42E1K 19-inch Equipment Rack Enclosure

Now shipping, the new 42 rack space EREN-42E1K 19-inch Equipment Rack Enclosure is newest and largest member of VMP's EREN Series. "The EREN Series has been designed for use with a multitude of security, audio, video, and communication components, and the EREN-42E1K is a sizable upgrade in both depth and weight capacity to our popular EREN-42E 19-inch equipment rack enclosure," explained Keith Fulmer, president of VMP. "The EREN-42E1K has a usable depth of 33 inches and a durable load capacity of 1,300 lbs. (a 30 percent increase from the EREN-42E) to fit just about any and every need." The cost-effective, portable, and fully welded EREN family of 19-inch equipment rack enclosures has been designed for installations where protected components are a necessity. The EREN Series, which comes complete with integrated cooling fans and lockable, removable side panels (with optional locks) allows for the organization of multiple electronic components, while at the same time protecting them from thermal issues, as well as damage or theft. Additional EREN Series specifications include: works with all standard 19-inch rack equipment and accessories; rails threaded with standard 10-32 threading; tempered glass front door; double swing steel rear door; adjustable front and rear rails; vented top and bottom; top and bottom cable routing knockouts; reversible hinged front and rear door; casters and leveling feet; ships assembled; EREN-42E1K MSRP: $1,499.00