Crestron Appoints Fred Bargetzi as Chief Technology Officer

VP of Technology steps up to newly created position

Rockleigh, NJ, March 28, 2014 -- Crestron has named Fred Bargetzi Chief Technology Officer, where he will continue to oversee the technology and engineering aspects of the business.

A Long History with the Crestron Family

Bargetzi joined Crestron 25 years ago and has been instrumental in growing and shaping the company to its current role as an industry leader. He has served a number of key positions in the company, from his humble beginnings as an applications engineer to creating and managing a wide variety of departments, including Technical Sales, Training, and R&D.

As the Vice President of Technology for the past 10 years, Bargetzi has been responsible for leading Crestron's technology strategy in key areas including the new enterprise class .NET control platform, UI and mobile applications, and the industry changing DigitalMedia product line.

A Track Record for Innovation

His current title as CTO combines his engineering expertise with his passion for the business, and solidifies his role in helping drive Crestron's success into the future.

"The potential for our business today and in the future is incredible. We have an amazing engineering team with world class talent, and working together we can ensure the company's continued leadership role in technology," Bargetzi said.

"For 25 years I have worked side by side with Fred. Over that time he has been responsible for helping shape much of the technology and success of the company. I look forward to a future filled with more of the same, as we lead Crestron toward even greater success," Klein added.

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About Crestron
For more than 40 years Crestron has been the world's leading manufacturer of advanced control and automation systems, innovating technology and reinventing the way people live and work. Providing integrated solutions to control audio, video, lighting, computer, IP and environmental systems, Crestron streamlines technology, improving the quality of life for people in corporate conference rooms, hotels, classrooms, auditoriums, and in their homes. Crestron's leadership stems from its dedicated people who are committed to providing the best products, programs and services in the industry. In addition to its World Headquarters in Rockleigh, New Jersey, Crestron has sales and support offices throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, Asia, Latin America and Australia. Discover the world of Crestron by visiting

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