MELVILLE, N.Y. — The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) has named Jay McLellan as chairman of the executive board. McLellan, who is president of HAI by Leviton, will oversee the strategic direction of the CEA.
McLellan has been an active member of CEA’s TechHome division board since its founding in 1989, taking on numerous leadership roles within the organization, most recently serving as the vice chair of the executive board in 2011.
He cofounded Home Automation Inc. (HAI) in 1985 and served as its CEO and president until August 2012, when Leviton acquired the company. In his current role with the company, McLellan oversees all facets of the business unit’s development, production and sale of residential and commercial controllers, sensors, lighting control devices, thermostats and touchscreens.