ACURA Global's Marcos Honda Joins AIM Board
Monday, August 31, 2015
Joins AIM Board of Directors
Executive of ACURA Global to Represent South America
Township, PA – September 1, 2015 –AIM,
the international industry association and recognized authority on innovation
and technologies in automatic identification and data capture (AIDC), including
barcode, RFID, RTLS, NFC and the Internet of Things (IoT), announced today the
election of Marcos Honda as the South American Representative to the Board of
Directors for AIM, Inc.
Mr. Honda has been Chief Executive Officer of ACURA
Global, headquartered in São Paulo, Brazil, since 2002. With branch offices
in California - USA and Santiago - Chile, ACURA Global is a pioneer in the
market of radio frequency identification (RFID), creating applications for
commercial, utility and industrial sectors of the economy. For more than 20
years the company has successfully manufactured and implemented RFID technology
in large scale applications, such as electronic toll systems, security,
mining/steel, logistics, retail and industrial automation. As ACURA Global's CEO,
Mr. Honda is responsible for all aspects of strategic, operational and business
"We are very
pleased to welcome Marcos to the AIM Board," said Mary Lou Bosco, Chief
Operating Officer of AIM, Inc. "He has been a well respected and
recognized voice in the global RFID industry for many years, and will
undoubtedly bring a valuable perspective to the AIM Board, serving both the
South American market and international business, alike. AIM is fortunate
to have him as an AIM member and Director."
Prior to joining
ACURA Global, Mr. Honda built a career spanning more than 25 years and held
management positions in several other organizations, including Diebold, IBM,
Epson Surpriserv, TRIX and Global ID. His areas of expertise include RFID, near
field communications (NFC), mobile devices and biometrics.
Honda holds degrees from both Fundação Getúlio Vargas and Escola Superior de
Propaganda e Marketing and is fluent in more than three languages.
For more 40 years, AIM has served as
the association and worldwide authority on automatic identification, data
collection and networking in a mobile environment. AIM members are
manufacturers, distributors, resellers and end-users of barcode, RFID, RTLS and
mobile computing solutions. AIM is dedicated to accelerating the growth and use
of Automatic Identification and Mobility technologies and services around the
Visit us online at www.aimglobal.org.