Karsten Schneider (Chairman of the Board of Directors of PI Germany) was elected Chairman of PI (PROFIBUS & PROFINET Internataionl. He replaces Joerg Freitag, who has accepted a new professional opportunity overseas. In his new responsibilities Karsten Schneider will be supported by yearlong Deputy Chairman Mike Bryant (Director of PROFIBUS Trade Organization (PTO); USA). As head of the PROFI Interface Center, the North American PI Competence Center and Test Lab in Johnson City he has gained profound knowledge of the PI technolgoies.
“I have been following the work of PI and the PROFINET and PROFIBUS technologies for a long time. I have been consistent impressed with the amount of know-how and the level of engagement of members around the world to promote this technology. That is why I am very pleased to have the opportunity to shape the future of PROFINET und PROFIBUS and to be a part of their future development,” states Schneider.