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Mitchell Named President of IPC

IPC–Association Connecting Electronics Industries® recently announced the appointment of John W. Mitchell to the position of president and CEO, effective April 23. Mitchell brings experience in strategic and tactical planning, international alliances and joint ventures, engineering management, creation of intellectual property, product marketing, and business negotiations. His background includes management of both nonprofit and electronics industry organizations such as Bose Corp. and Alpine Electronics of America Inc. Most recently, he served as the CEO of Golden Key International Honor Society, the world’s premier collegiate honor society, with more than two million members from more than 190 nations.

“John’s demonstrated abilities to work on a global basis, bring disparate groups together, set a vision and course for success, and achieve a common goal make him the ideal person to lead IPC,” said Steve Pudles, IPC board chairman and president and CEO of Spectral Response LLC.

As IPC’s chief staff officer, Mitchell will lead the organization’s global operations and staff, and will report to the IPC Board of Directors. Working with the board, he will help develop, refine, and implement the board’s strategic vision and goals.

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