PITTSBURGH, Aug. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- BOSS Controls LLC, a leading Internet of Things ("IoT") energy management and controls company, announced that Daniel A. Brailer, former VP of Investor Relations and Corporate Affairs at WESCO International, Inc., will join BOSS effective September 1, 2015 as Chief Operating Officer.
"Dan brings broad experience in leadership and investor relations," said Greg Puschnigg, CEO/Founder of BOSS Controls. "With his multiple responsibilities and successes at WESCO – a Fortune 500 company, Dan could have hand picked any early stage company, and we are very fortunate to have him on our leadership team."
"Dan is uniquely qualified to identify opportunities and risks early on," said George Fechter, Chairman of the Board, BOSS Controls. "As growth of the company is well underway, BOSS will need to ramp up its execution scale in a short period of time. Dan will be entrenched quickly into the business operations."
At WESCO, Brailer was credited with establishing and building WESCO's investor relations program, from the 1999 IPO to 2015. Over his 16 years at WESCO, Dan held additional management responsibilities including Treasurer, Risk Management, Corporate Secretary, Legal, Real Estate, and Corporate Communications. Prior to joining WESCO, Brailer worked for Mellon Bank for approximately 17 years and last served as Senior VP of the Basic Industries Group, Wholesale Banking Department. In a volunteer capacity, he served as Vice Chairman of West Penn Allegheny Health System and Chairman of the Governance Committee, and currently serves as Chairman of the Strategic Planning Committee for the Watson Institute.
BOSS Controls designs, markets, and sells patent pending, cloud based, Wi-Fi enabled product solutions and software. The product suite provides a seamless fully integrated virtual energy management and control system enabling reductions in building energy costs by up to 30 percent and operational cost savings as well. The company manages the critical Wi-Fi hardware, software, and data on its cloud based platform called "Atmospheres."
BOSS Controls, headquartered in Pittsburgh, is a Start-up of the Year Finalist with the Pittsburgh Technology Council and is a member of Green Building Alliance and Independent Electrical Contractors. For more information, www.bosscontrols.com
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