Chris Curtis left Robert Gaylord right

Chris Curtis (left), former CEO of Schneider Electric North America, will manage daily operations and lead the search for a new IDEA president following the departure of Bob Gaylord after seven years leading the electrical industry data association.

IDEA Launches Search for New President Following Gaylord’s Decision to Depart

“The IDEA board and the entire organization thank Bob for his leadership and service to the electrical industry community during the last seven years as CEO,” said Jack Carlson, chairman of the IDEA board.

The board of directors at the Industry Data Exchange Association (IDEA), Arlington, Va., announced a search for a new president following the decision by Robert Gaylord, president and CEO of the data association, to pursue other interests.

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