IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® announces that effective today, Raymond Foo has joined the IPC staff as the Southeast Asia representative, working from Bangkok, Thailand.
As IPC’s new Southeast Asia representative, Foo will have responsibility for providing standards development activity support, raising awareness of IPC and its programs, making company visits and establishing relationships with new IPC authorized document distributors in the region.
“IPC is continuing to extend its global presence in the electronics manufacturing industry and we’re here to help serve companies in Southeast Asia through training programs, standardization efforts and certification,” said David Bergman, IPC vice president of international relations. “Our mission is to strengthen and advance global electronics manufacturing and we’re happy that Raymond has joined IPC’s team to help support this important manufacturing region.”
Foo has more than a decade of experience in product manufacturing and technology transfer and implementation within the electrical and electronics industries. In addition, he has more than 10 years of experience as a researcher and writer for technology publications including Electronics Manufacturing (EM) Asia and EMSNow. Foo holds a degree in electrical engineering from Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia.
Foo can be reached via e-mail at RaymondFoo@ipc.org or by phone at +66 89449 6628.
IPC (www.IPC.org) is a global industry association based in Bannockburn, Ill., dedicated to the competitive excellence and financial success of its 3,100 member companies which represent all facets of the electronics industry, including design, printed board manufacturing, electronics assembly and test. As a member-driven organization and leading source for industry standards, training, market research and public policy advocacy, IPC supports programs to meet the needs of an estimated $2.02 trillion global electronics industry. IPC maintains additional offices in Taos, N.M.; Arlington, Va.; Stockholm, Sweden; Moscow, Russia; Bangalore, India; and Shanghai, Shenzhen and Beijing, China.