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Atotech, a leading specialty chemicals technology company and a market leader in advanced electroplating solutions, announced that Brian Bernasek, a member of the company’s Board of Directors, has resigned as a director as of January 31, 2022.
The Board has appointed Klaus-Günter Vennemann as a Director and a member of the Board’s Audit Committee, effective February 1, 2022.
Vennemann is a management consultant and a member of the Supervisory Board of Rheinmetall since 2016. He was previously the CEO of the General Lighting business unit of OSRAM AG.
“The Board has determined that Vennemann is an independent director within the meaning of the New York Stock Exchange listing standards.
Chris Mitchell, IPC Vice President of Global Government Relations
IPC-1791, Trusted Electronic Designer, Fabricator and Assembler Requirements, is an electronics standard developed in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and industry to address some of today’s greatest risks to a trusted supply chain. The standard provides traceability and helps protect against counterfeits. In fact, IPC-1791 was specifically cited in the U.S. Department of Commerce response to Executive Order 14017-Securing America’s Supply Chains.
I-Connect007 Editorial Team
Welcome to the Spring issue of IPC Community! This quarterly publication was created with you in mind! In this issue, you’ll find articles, interviews, columns, graphics, surveys, IPC member benefits, and so much more. Each issue is designed to celebrate the success between IPC and its members and how this relationship benefits the entire electronics manufacturing industry.
Patty Goldman, I-Connect007
This year, IPC introduced two awards as a way to show appreciation for its standards development volunteers and leaders. The Hillman-Lambert Award for Volunteer of the Year was awarded to Michael Ford of Aegis Software and Christina Rutherford of Honeywell Aerospace. The Goldman-Kessler Award for Committee Leader of the Year went to Bob Cooke of NASA’s Johnson Space Center.