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Crestron announces untimely passing of Fred Bargetzi

CTO had just celebrated thirty years at the company and will be "deeply missed"

Crestron has announced the untimely death of CTO Fred Bargetzi. The company has stated that it will be “eternally grateful for his dedication and inspiration”. Bargetzi joined Crestron in 1990, and celebrated his 30th anniversary last September.

Crestron’s full statement: “It’s with great sadness that we announce the passing of Fred Bargetzi, our CTO and dear friend. His impact on our company cannot be overstated. The impact he’s had on our industry is even greater. Under Fred’s leadership, he challenged us to not only push the boundaries of what’s possible, but to do so with an eye towards making the world a better place.

“Having just celebrated his 30th anniversary at Crestron, Fred leaves behind a legacy of innovation, creativity, enthusiasm, and kindness that has helped shape the AV industry into what it is today. We are eternally grateful for his dedication and inspiration. He will be deeply missed.”

Crestron plans to honour Fred’s life in a variety of ways. In the meantime, if you would like to share your thoughts, memories and condolences simply email: [email protected].