IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® announces the appointment of Peter Chiang as its new vice president of IPC China. Chiang will also serve as IPC’s chief representative for Taiwan.
Within his role of vice president of IPC China, Chiang will work in conjunction with IPC China President Phil Carmichael to lead the organization’s China operations and staff. As chief representative for Taiwan, he will have responsibility for providing standards development activity support, raising awareness of IPC and its programs, making company visits and establishing relationships with prospective distributors in the region.
“Peter is an experienced business professional with more than two decades experience in sales and marketing, training, finance, and management and service to multi-national companies,” says Phil Carmichael, president, IPC China. “His market analysis skills and proven performance record of stellar client service made him the ideal candidate to work with IPC China staff to build IPC’s presence in China, increase Taiwanese OEM membership and assist IPC members in achieving their business goals.”
Prior to IPC, Chiang held key positions at Lexmark Asia Pacific Corp., Silicon Graphics/CRAY RESEARCH, Wang Industrial Co. Ltd., and China Management System Corporation. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science from National Taipei Commercial College in Taiwan and is fluent in Mandarin, English and Taiwanese.
Chiang works from IPC’s China headquarters office in Shanghai and can be reached at +86 21 2221 0021 or PeterChiang@ipc.org.
IPC (www.IPC.org) 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.