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IPC Elects New Members to IPC Board

Jan 31, 2019

The Nominating and Governance Committee of the IPC Board of Directors presented five candidates for election at the IPC Annual Meeting on January 29, held in conjunction with IPC APEX EXPO 2019 at the San Diego Convention Center. The five candidates were elected as Board members and will serve a four-year term.

The newly elected Board members are:

  • Peter Cleveland, Vice President, Law and Policy Group & Director, Global Public Policy, Intel Corporation (second-term director)

  • Foo-Ming Fu, Chairman and CEO, HaiNa Cognitive Connections the PCBA subsidiary of Foxconn (first-term director)

  • Nilesh Naik, CEO, Eagle Circuits (second-term director)

  • Carsten Salewski, Member of the Executive Board, Sales, Marketing and International Business, Viscom AG (first-term director)

  • Jeff Timms, CEO, ASM Assembly Solutions Americas (second-term director)

"IPC is privileged to have these directors added to our current slate of Board members. All are active contributors to IPC initiatives and we look forward to their continued contributions to advancing IPC and the electronics industry," said John Mitchell, IPC president and CEO.

In addition to holding Board elections, IPC honored outgoing Board members, Ray Sharpe; Mark Wolfe, John Deere Electronic Solutions; and Bhawnesh Mathur. Sharpe. Wolfe and Mathur were all honored for their nearly 10 years of service on the IPC Board of Directors.

For additional information on IPC's Board of Directors including bios on newly elected Board members, contact Sandy Gentry, IPC communications director, at SandyGentry@ipc.org.


IPC (www.IPC.org) is a global industry association based in Bannockburn, Ill., dedicated to the competitive excellence and financial success of its 4,900-member companies which represent all facets of the electronics industry, including design, printed board manufacturing, electronics assembly and test. As a member-driven organization and leading source for industry standards, training, market research and public policy advocacy, IPC supports programs to meet the needs of an estimated $2 trillion global electronics industry. IPC maintains additional offices in Taos, N.M.; Washington, D.C.; Atlanta, Ga.; Brussels, Belgium; Stockholm, Sweden; Moscow, Russia; Bangalore and New Delhi, India; Bangkok, Thailand; and Qingdao, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Chengdu, Suzhou and Beijing, China.

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