IDSA Names Brian Vogel, FIDSA as Interim Executive Director

HERNDON, VA USA — IDSA has appointed Brian Vogel, FIDSA as the society’s interim executive director. He will serve in this position until a permanent executive director is recruited. Clive Roux left his position as president and CEO of the society after serving three years. Having navigated IDSA through some difficult economic times and helping restore its financial stability, Roux decided to move on to other challenges.

“We are very pleased to report that Brian Vogel will step in as interim executive director of IDSA as we transition to new leadership,” said IDSA’s Chairman George McCain, FIDSA. “Brian is a former member of the Board of Directors and was, at one time, an executive vice president of IDSA. His focus will be on service to our members, the staff and the long-term development of IDSA.”

Brian Vogel is president of Brian Vogel Consulting, providing personalized business coaching to the principals of design and engineering firms and heads of corporate design and product development groups. Before starting his business, he was president of Scientific Generics Inc., an international consulting firm specializing in innovation, technology development, breakthrough products and business creation. “My initial objectives are to focus on recent initiatives under way, on operations and staff development and on IDSA’s International Conference in Boston Aug 15 – 18,” said Vogel.