IPC Announces New Officers and Directors

Bannockburn, Ill., February 14, 2006 – IPC – Association Connecting Electronics Industries® has announced the election of a new Board Chairman, Vice Chairman and Secretary/Treasurer plus nine Board Members. The officers and directors will serve through December 31, 2007.

The three officers elected were: Jim Herring, president and CEO, Circuit Service Inc., Wheeling, Ill., as chairman; Mike Buscher, president, Assembléon America, Alpharetta, Ga., as vice chairman; and Paul Langston, CEO, Coretec, Inc., Scarborough, Ontario, Canada, as secretary/treasurer.

The following board members were reelected:

  • Peter Bigelow, president, IMI, Haverhill, Mass.
  • Mike Carano, vice president, marketing and strategic development, Electrochemicals, Inc., Maple Plain, Minn.
  • Steve Pudles, president and CEO, Nu Visions Manufacturing, LLC, Springfield, Mass.
  • Nilesh Naik, CEO, OneSource Group, Dallas, Texas.

The following individuals are new board members:

  • Michael Brown, CEO, Micro Dynamics, Eden Prairie, Minn.
  • Joseph O’Neil, president, Hunter Technology Corporation, Santa Clara, Calif.
  • Don Schroeder, president, CTS Electronics Manufacturing Solutions, Moorpark, Calif
  • Dave Van Loan, president and CEO, Dover Technologies, Binghamton, N.Y.
  • Alan Wong, president and CEO, Parlex Corporation, Shanghai, China.

Candidates were selected by the IPC Board of Director’s Nominating and Governance Board. Members and officers will serve a two-year term until December 31, 2007. The election was held at IPC Printed Circuits Expo®, APEX® and the Designers Summit at the Annual Meeting luncheon on February 8, 2006.

For more information, contact Kimberly Sterling, IPC vice president of marketing and communications, at 847-597-2805 or KimSterling@ipc.org.

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NOTE TO EDITORS: Please contact Kim Sterling for a complete list of IPC’s Board of Directors, photos, or biographical data.

About IPC

IPC is a global trade association based in Bannockburn, Ill., dedicated to the competitive excellence and financial success of its more than 2,200 member companies, which represent all facets of the electronic interconnection industry, including design, printed circuit board manufacturing and electronics assembly. 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 a $40 billion U.S. industry employing more than 350,000 people. IPC maintains additional offices in Taos, N.M.; Arlington, Va.; Garden Grove, Calif.; Stockholm, Sweden; and Shanghai, China. For more information, visit www.ipc.org.

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