Deirdre Jimenez is the President of the Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturer’s Association International (BIFMA). Deirdre Jimenez demonstrated results in program/system design, operational leadership, and business development. Proven ability to lead and motivate high performing, cross-functional, virtual teams. Successfully translating business vision and strategy into operational tactics building the organizational support and infrastructure needed to achieve them.
Exceptional communicator, collaborator and writer. Recognized for strong organizational skills, ability to manage multiple priorities, analyze and rapidly resolve complex issues and navigate complex organizations.
Our industry’s service to our customers – providing healthy, comfortable, and productive spaces – rests on an infrastructure of engineering and materials standards. These standards, founded on centuries of craft and enhanced by ever-advancing science, embody the best of our knowledge on safety, ergonomics, and sustainability.
BIFMA is the not‐for-profit trade association for business and institutional furniture manufacturers. Since 1973, BIFMA has been the voice of the commercial furniture industry.
BIFMA sponsors the development and refinement of standards, educates on their importance and application, and translates their necessary complexity into more easily understood and implemented formats. We promote sustainability throughout the life cycle of furniture. We offer statistical and educational resources to our members and the public and reach out to regulators, consumers, and international partners to foster value and innovation.