NEWS RELEASE: iNEMI Announces Member Recognition Awards for 2024

iNEMI announces the recipients of this year's Project Leadership, Dedicated Service and Fellow awards.

MORRISVILLE, N.C., USA, June 24, 2024 — The International Electronics Manufacturing Initiative (iNEMI) announces the recipients of this year's membership recognition program. The three categories included in the program — Project Leadership, Dedicated Service and Fellow — recognize team and individual contributions to iNEMI as well as to the electronics manufacturing industry value chain. This year's honorees are listed below. Click on the links for more details about award criteria and the winners in each category.

Project Leadership Award  — Recognizes the individual team members of completed iNEMI projects that deliver superior performance of electronics manufacturing practices, superior technology and business results and/or have a positive impact on the electronics manufacturing value chain. 
Dedicated Service Award — Honors individuals for uncommon service to iNEMI marked by outstanding performance, effective leadership, and committed service to the consortium. 
  • Mostafa Aghazadeh, Intel
  • Marc Benowitz, Nokia Bell Labs and iNEMI (retired)
  • Ed Kelley, Four Peaks Innovation
  • Ed Tinsley, Dell (retired)

iNEMI Fellow — Recognizes individuals whose engineering achievements have had a positive impact on iNEMI and on the electronics manufacturing industry.
  • Tatiana Berdinskikh, Novophotonics Consulting 
  • Tom Okrasinski, Nokia Bell Labs
“iNEMI is completely member-driven, and everything we achieve is the result of the work, insights and guidance of individuals from our member companies working collaboratively to tackle the issues facing the electronics manufacturing industry,” says Jennifer Muncy, Vice President, IBM Supply Chain Engineering and Chair of the iNEMI Board of Directors' Awards and Recognition Committee. “iNEMI owes its success to the hundreds of people from member companies who contribute to our roadmaps, projects and other initiatives. This program recognizes those who have gone the extra mile to make a difference. Congratulations and thank you to everyone recognized in the 2024 Awards & Recognition Program and a big thank you to all of the people who contribute to iNEMI's success every day.”   

About iNEMI
The International Electronics Manufacturing Initiative (iNEMI) is an industry-led consortium that forecasts and accelerates innovation in the electronics manufacturing supply chain. Comprising leading manufacturers, suppliers, industry associations and consortia, government agencies and universities, iNEMI roadmaps the needs of the electronics industry, identifies gaps in the technology infrastructure, and helps eliminate those gaps through timely, high-impact collaborations among our members. These collaborations support our members' businesses and help drive the industry by accelerating the deployment of new technologies, developing industry infrastructure, stimulating standards development, and disseminating efficient business practices. iNEMI is based in Morrisville, North Carolina, USA. For additional information, visit


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