AHAM Names Cigler Director/Product Certification And Verification

The Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers today announced that James L. Cigler has joined the Association as director/product certification and verification. 
In this position, he will oversee AHAM’s ongoing and new appliance rating certification and verification programs. AHAM currently administers performance certification and verification programs for room air conditioners, dehumidifiers and room air cleaners and is developing programs for refrigerators and freezers and portable air conditioners.
“Jim comes to AHAM with a wealth of experience in certification and conformity assessment programs as well as North American and global standards,” stated Joseph M. McGuire, AHAM president.  “Jim comes to AHAM at a time when the appliance industry is looking for AHAM to add new verification testing programs to our portfolio.”
Prior to joining AHAM, Jim coordinated national and international conformity assessment activities for the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) as manager/conformity assessment programs.