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NEWS RELEASE: iNEMI Announces Results of Board of Directors Election

iNEMI announces results from the Board of Directors election. The consortium's members have added three new directors and re-elected three incumbents, and the Directors have elected Chan Pin Chong, Kulicke & Soffa, as the new Chair.


MORRISVILLE, N.C., USA, April 8, 2024 — The International Electronics Manufacturing Initiative (iNEMI) announces results from its recent Board of Directors election. The consortium's members have added three new directors and re-elected three incumbents, effective April 1, 2024. 

Chan Pin Chong, Kulicke & Soffa
iNEMI Chair

In addition, the Directors have elected Chan Pin Chong, Kulicke & Soffa, as the new Chair. He succeeds Mostafa Aghazadeh, Intel Corporation, who has been on the Board since 2013, chair since 2020, and will continue to serve as a member the Board.

Chong is a technology industry veteran with more than 29 years of engineering and operations experience in the semiconductor and electronics industry. He joined Kulicke & Soffa (K&S) in 2014 as Vice President of the Wedge Bonders business unit and was appointed Executive Vice President & General Manager of K&S Products and Solutions in December 2019. See bio.


Chong was re-elected to the Board in this recent election, along with Dr. Daniel Gamota of Jabil and Dr. Jennifer Muncy, IBM Systems. New to the Board are: Hidenori Abe, Resonac Corporation, Dr. Habib Hichri, Ajinomoto Fine-Techno USA Corporation and Dr. Vasu Vasudevan, Dell Technologies.

“We congratulate and welcome all of the returning and new members to the Board,” says iNEMI CEO Shekhar Chandrashekhar. “This group of individuals highlights the diversity of our membership and I believe they will do an excellent job of representing all members' interests along the electronics manufacturing value chain.”

“Our Board plays a very important role for iNEMI,” continues Chandrashekhar. “They have oversight regarding the policy, strategy and direction of the consortium, as well as operational authority. We are looking forward to working with Chan Pin in the months and years ahead as he takes over leadership of this group. We also want to thank Mostafa for his excellent leadership over the past four years and look forward to his continued guidance as a member of the Board.” 

 

Dr. Daniel Gamota, Jabil Dr. Jennifer
Muncy, IBM Systems
Hidenori Abe, Resonac
Corporation
Dr. Habib Hichri,
Ajinomoto Fine-
Techno USA Corporation
Dr. Vasu Vasudevan,
Dell Technologies


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 http://www.inemi.org.
 

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