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Zhaga appoints new Secretary General

Posted on Wednesday March 12 2014, by Tim Whitaker

The Zhaga Consortium is pleased to announce the appointment of Musa Unmehopa as its new Secretary General, effective from April 1, 2014.

Musa replaces Menno Treffers, who has held the post of Secretary General since Zhaga was launched in March 2010.

Musa Unmehopa has been involved in international standardization across several industries for almost 20 years, serving in various chair positions and directorships. He is on the Board of Directors of the ZigBee Alliance (intelligent control for connected lighting) and the EMerge Alliance (standardizing low-voltage DC power distribution).

As Secretary General, Musa will head the consortium and represent its best interests towards its members and to other standardization and industry organizations.

“It is my pleasure to be appointed to this challenging position of Secretary General, serving the leading companies in the lighting industry around the globe,” said Musa Unmehopa. “I am looking forward to the many exciting opportunities ahead, as I firmly believe that the Zhaga Consortium has a pivotal role to play in helping the lighting industry with its transformation towards LED.”

For more information about Musa's appointment, see the full press release.

Zhaga at Light+Building

Musa Unmehopa will represent Zhaga at the Light+Building tradeshow in Frankfurt, Germany, which runs from Sunday March 30 to Friday April 4. The Zhaga booth is A15, Hall 4.2.

Musa will be available for meetings and interviews during Light+Building, where he will be happy to discuss Zhaga’s current work, progress and future directions.

In addition, Musa will present a seminar giving an overview of Zhaga and the forthcoming changes that will result in independent interchangeability of LED modules and drivers. The seminar will be presented on Tuesday April 1 at 14:00, and again on Thursday April 3 at 11:00.