I am pleased to announce that Jim Montague will join Putman on Wednesday, August 17th as Executive Editor for Control and Control Design. Jim has spent the last 13 years as an editor. For the past eight years, Jim worked at Reed Business Information in Oak Brook as News Editor for Control Engineering Magazine. Jim has a BA in English from Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota and lives in Skokie. Those of you who know Jim will recognize him as an excellent addition to our magazine. We look forward to his insights and his writing.