Black, Xin Among IPC Board Nominees PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 07 March 2008 12:01
BANNOCKBURN, IL – Bob Black, the gregarious president and chief executive of Juki Automation Systems, and Zhou Xin, senior director of advanced technology research and development at Huawei Technologies, are among the nominees for IPC’s board of directors.
Also nominated was Graphic Plc executive chairman Rex Rozario.

Elections will be held April 1 at the Apex trade show. If elected – a certainty – the three would each serve two-year terms between April 2008 and March 2010.
The nominations of Rozario and Xin are notable as IPC has had fewer than a handful of directors since its inception in 1957.
Rozario, a 53-year industry veteran who has reported ties to PCB pioneer Paul Eisler, is based in Devon, UK. Xin has 20 years of technical and research experience in electronics manufacturing and is based in Shenzhen. He chairs the European Institute of Printed Circuits, suggesting greater ties between that group and IPC is in the offing.

Black has nearly 35 years of senior executive management experience in the PCB and semiconductor industries.
Nominees were selected by IPC’s Nominating and Governance Committee and approved by the full board.
The IPC also announced OneSource Group chief executive Nilesh Naik was nominated as chairman, Rohm and Haas vice president Bob Ferguson as vice chairman, and OnCore Manufacturing Services president and CEO Steve Pudles as secretary/treasurer.  
Last Updated on Friday, 07 March 2008 12:02


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