Wednesday, November 25, 2015

MCAA Elects New Leaders for 2016

The Measurement, Control & Automation Association elected Joseph Incontri, Director of Marketing and Projects at KROHNE Inc., as its Chairman for 2016. Robert Carrell, President of Hoffer Flow Controls (who will continue on the Board as Past Chairman), will pass a virtual gavel to the new Chairman during a meeting of the Board of Directors on December 7. The elections were completed by letter ballot of the membership during November. Mr. Incontri currently serves as Marketing Director for KROHNE’s North American arm headquartered in Peabody, MA. Headquartered in Duisberg, Germany, KROHNE is a worldwide leader in the development, manufacture and distribution of accurate, reliable and costeffective measuring instrumentation for the process industries. Incontri is responsible for all aspects of marketing including marketing communications and product marketing to meet North American product needs. He joined KROHNE in 2002 and previously was with Barton Instruments. He holds a CIT degree in Industrial Instrumentation Technology from Vanier College in Montreal, CA. He has been employed in the instrumentation industry since college, first in Canada and since 1992 in the United States. He is an avid Boston-area sports fan.

Also elected in November was Peter Martin, Vice President for Schneider Electric (formerly Invensys) headquartered in Foxboro, MA Martin will serve as Vice Chairman as well as Treasurer of the Association for the coming year. Dr. Martin has worked in industrial automation for more than 30 years with experience in the industry segments of training, engineering, product planning, marketing and strategic planning. He holds BA and MS degrees in Mathematics and an MA in Administration and Management. He also holds a Master of Biblical Studies degree, and doctorates in Industrial Engineering and Biblical Studies.

Elected as Directors-at-Large were Michael Gallagher, President of CENTRO Inc. in Memphis, TN, Don Maness, Vice President and General Manager of Field Products for Honeywell Process Solutions located in Duluth, GA and Mike Waters, President & CEO of SOR Inc. in Lenexa, KS. Each Director serves a three-year term until December 2018. Leaving the Board at the completion of their service were Past Chairman Todd Lucey, General Manager of Endress + Hauser, Inc., Carl Derian, President of Forberg Scientific and John Schwin.

MCAA provides resources to the world’s leading process control suppliers. Its core purpose is to bring process control providers together to develop the resources they need to prosper. The organization helps the management teams of process and factory automation product and solution providers run and grow successful businesses by offering timely, unique and highly specialized resources acquired from shared management benchmarks and strategies where proprietary company information is secure. For more information visit their website at or contact MCAA at or 757-258-3100