HVAC Breaking News / News

Oct. 27, 2011: EnOcean Appoints Laurent Giai-Miniet as Chief Executive Officer

October 27, 2011
/ Print / Reprints /
ShareMore
/ Text Size+
OBERHACHING, Germany — EnOcean GmbH announced that it has appointed Laurent Giai-Miniet as its new chief executive officer. He replaces Markus Brehler, who has left the company.

“I’m really excited to be part of EnOcean,” said Giai-Miniet. “The company is a leader in energy harvesting wireless technology and a key player in the building and industrial automation markets. I’m confident that moving forward our solutions find new and diverse applications. Technology with no wire and no battery can transform consumers’ lives, enabling visions like smart homes with a smart grid. I’m looking forward to taking this business to the next level, delivering exciting innovations to bring our customers the right solution backed by best-in-class support.”

Giai-Miniet previously spent 20 years with Texas Instruments (TI), where he held several management positions. Most recently he was general manager for Low Power RF Products (LPRF), based in Oslo, Norway. He was responsible for the entire product line, managing marketing, business development, and support.

“EnOcean continues to expand its international scope with rapidly increasing demand and the expansion of its customer base in China, Europe, and North America,” said Samuel Simonsson, chairman of the Supervisory Board of EnOcean. “In Laurent Giai-Miniet we are appointing a dynamic and charismatic CEO with many years of experience of the wireless industry and proven international leadership skills. We are confident Laurent will successfully drive further expansion of the company. At the same time I would like to thank Markus Brehler for his many years of service to EnOcean and for leading the company to its current strong market position.”

Founded in 2001, EnOcean manufactures and markets wireless modules that draw their power from the surrounding environment through what is called energy harvesting. They draw energy from movement, light, or differences in temperature to enable energy-autonomous, wireless solutions for building and industrial automation. According to the company, there are 200,000 buildings that use EnOcean wireless sensors, and over 800 interoperable products.

For more information, visit www.enocean.com.

Publication date: 10/24/2011

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to The NEWS Magazine

You must login or register in order to post a comment.

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

2014 MCAA Annual Convention

Scenes from the 2014 MCAA Annual Convention in Scottsdale, Ariz.

Podcasts

NEWSmakers: Julian Scadden

Training is an ongoing process. Julian will discuss how you can generate maximum return on time and energy invested training by following a three part process. Listen to this podcast to get expert tips on training, tracking and follow up. 

More Podcasts

THE MAGAZINE

ACHRNEWS

NEWS 04-14-14 cover

2014 April 14

Check out the weekly edition of The NEWS today!

Table Of Contents Subscribe

SERVICE CALLS POLL

Which statement on service calls best applies to your business?
View Results Poll Archive

HVACR INDUSTRY STORE

plumbing-hvac.gif
2014 National Plumbing & HVAC Estimator

Every plumbing and HVAC estimator can use the cost estimates in this practical manual!

More Products

Clear Seas Research

 

Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications, Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.

DON'T MISS A THING

Magazine image
 
Register today for complete access to ACHRNews.com. Get full access to the latest features, Extra Edition, and more.

STAY CONNECTED

facebook icontwitter iconyoutube iconLinkedIn i con