New Fieldbus Foundation board member

03/29/2006


The Fieldbus Foundation announced that Shuzo Kaihori, Yokogawa Electric Corp.’s vice president of Industrial Automation Business Headquarters, has been named to its board of directors. Kaihori replaces Teruyoshi Minaki, who has served on the board for the past two years.

He joins other automation industry leaders serving on the foundation board, including: John Berra (board chairman), Emerson Process Management; Kenneth Deken, Rockwell Automation; David Eisner, Honeywell; Motofumi Matsumura, Fuji; Jim Porter, DuPont; Claude Ricaud, Schneider Electric; Ron Szanyi, ExxonMobil; Mark Taft, ABB; Hirozume Sone, Yamatake Corp.; John Eva, Invensys; and Hans-Georg Kumpfmueller, Siemens AG.

Kaihori said, “I am honored to have an opportunity to join the foundation board. Foundation fieldbus is recognized as a worldwide automation standard and widening its application coverage, and I am looking forward to serving with my industry colleagues to help keep the technology beneficial to end users.”

Kaihori joined Yokogawa Electric in 1973 after earning a masters degree in engineering from Keio University. His previous position was president of Yokogawa Corp. of America

Richard Phelps , senior editor, Control Engineering





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