OTTAWA, Ontario, Canada — John Yohanna of Crestron Electronics, vice president of the residential division at Creston Electronics, has been appointed to the board of directors at the Association for Smarter Homes & Buildings (ASHB).

A 15-year veteran of Crestron, Yohanna is a highly regarded leader in the smart homes and buildings industry, a press release from ASHB said. Crestron Electronics has been providing intelligent video conferencing, digital content distribution, smart home systems, as well as control and management technology in both professional and personal settings since 1972.

“Joining the ASHB board gives me and Crestron the opportunity to comprehensively support growth and innovation in the smart building industry,” said Yohanna. “As longtime supporters of ASHB’s efforts, we at Crestron are looking forward to engaging with and learning from other ASHB members.”

“The ASHB board is delighted to welcome John, whose industry experience and acumen will be of immeasurable value as we work to strengthen and grow the smart building industry,” said Greg Walker, CEO of ASHB.