SMT, PCB Electronics Industry News

SMT, PCB Electronics Industry News

News from Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

IPC Names John Hasselmann as Vice President of Government Relations

Feb 19, 2013

 IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® announces the appointment of John Hasselmann as its new vice president of government relations. Hasselmann will start his new position on March 4, 2013, and will be based in IPC’s Washington, D.C. office.

In this new role, Hasselmann will be responsible for development and implementation of the organization’s global advocacy efforts and policy agenda. He will work closely with IPC’s Government Relations Steering Committee, and IPC Washington, D.C. office staff, to identify issues and other opportunities where IPC can demonstrate its global leadership in government relations and public policy. 

Hasselmann was most recently the senior director of government relations at BSA The Software Alliance in Washington, D.C., a leading advocate for the global software industry. In that position, Hasselmann was responsible for strengthening and expanding BSA’s relationships with members of the U.S. Congress, strategically integrating BSA’s policy and government relations activities, and developing and managing the organization’s political action committee. Prior to BSA, Hasselmann worked on Capitol Hill for two governors and has been active in numerous political campaigns as a volunteer, fundraiser and policy advisor.

John’s experience and bipartisanship has made him a respected and trusted advocate in Washington,” said John Mitchell, IPC president and CEO. “It was impressive to get personal calls from distinguished and highly visible representatives from government and industry in support of John and his work. We look forward to welcoming him to IPC.”

Hasselmann earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech).

IPC ( is a global industry association based in Bannockburn, Ill., dedicated to the competitive excellence and financial success of its 3,300 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 $2.17 trillion global electronics industry. IPC maintains additional offices in Taos, N.M.; Arlington, Va.; Stockholm, Sweden; Moscow, Russia; Bangalore, India; Bangkok, Thailand; and Shanghai, Shenzhen, Chengdu, Suzhou and Beijing, China.


You must be a registered user to talk back to us.

More News from Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

Oct 20, 2016 -

Session 4 of IPC & SMTA's Conference to Focus on Ultra-Thin or Nanocoatings

Oct 20, 2016 -

World PCB Production in 2015 Estimated at $58.6 Billion IPC World PCB Production Report Released

Oct 20, 2016 -

Mayim Bialik Chosen as Opening Keynote at IPC APEX EXPO 2017 Industry votes to hear from actress and neuroscientist

Oct 16, 2016 -

IPC Announces New ESD Control Certification Courses on IPC EDGE

Oct 13, 2016 -

IPC & SMTA’s High-Reliability Cleaning & Conformal Coating Conference’s Session 4 to Focus on Customer Cleaning Challenges/Needs

Oct 09, 2016 -

IPC Celebrates 5th Annual Manufacturing Day

Oct 06, 2016 -

Day 3 Keynote to Address Paths to Medical Device Cleanliness

Sep 29, 2016 -

Volunteers Honored for Contributions to IPC and the Electronics Industry Seventy-Five Awards Presented at Fall Standards Development Committee Meetings

Sep 29, 2016 -

IPC and SMTA to Present High-Reliability Cleaning and Conformal Coating Conference

Sep 29, 2016 -

Third Session of the High-Rel Cleaning & Conformal Coating Conference to Focus on Conformal Coating for Class 2 and 3 Electronic Assemblies

(782) more news from Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)

IPC Names John Hasselmann as Vice President of Government Relations news release has been viewed 349 times

Plasma Prior to Conformal Coating