Elections for the new 2017 line-up of officers and directors of the Measurement, Control & Automation Association (MCAA) have taken place.

The association announced that Peter Martin, Vice-President Strategic Ventures for Massachusetts-based Schneider Electric Systems USA, Inc., will serve as Chairman for the year ahead. Martin has worked in industrial automation for more than three decades and holds experience in engineering, product planning and training industry segments.

Taking the role of MCAA’s 2017 Vice-Chairman is Bharat Naik, President of California-based Reotemp Instruments, who holds more than 20 years of experience in the chemical industry in a variety of technical, commercial and managerial positions.

The remainder of the 2017 Board is comprised of Immediate Past Chairman Joe Incontri, Director of Marketing for KROHNE, Inc., and a host of At-Large Members from companies including Honeywell Process Solutions, Rockwell Automation and Lesman Instrument Company.

MCAA President Teresa Sebring certified the election which was completed by letter ballot of the membership in November, 2016.

MCAA is the trade association of leading companies who manufacture and distribute a wide variety of process controls, field measurement and analysis instrumentation, systems and software used in industrial process control and factory automation around the world.