IPC Promotes Philip Carmichael to IPC President, Asia


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IPC – Association Connecting Electronics Industries, has promoted Philip Carmichael to IPC President of Asia. Carmichael has served as president of IPC Greater China since January 2013 and will now expand his responsibilities to include member acquisition and support in Japan, Korea and ASEAN member states including Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

In his new role, Carmichael will lead the organization’s Asian operations and staff and will lead strategy development and execution. He will remain at IPC’s China headquarters office in Qingdao.

Carmichael is an experienced business professional who has served in five Fortune 500 companies since 1983, building successful, sustainable businesses in China, Japan and across the Asia-Pacific region. Living in the Asia region for nearly 35 years, he has strong cross-cultural leadership skills, knowledge of business-to-business markets in Asia and business relationships throughout the region.

“For the past two-and-a-half years, Phil has demonstrated his abilities to work on a global basis and set a vision and course for success for IPC in China. He has done an excellent job expanding growth of IPC in China and I, on behalf of our members, look forward to his leadership in expanding further into Asia,”  says IPC President & CEO John Mitchell. “IPC China has seen tremendous growth with Phil at the helm,” added Mitchell. “Successes include growth in membership and standards and training participation.  We hope to continue to grow all member service offerings throughout Asia.”

Carmichael has a Ph.D. (Hon) from Abertay University UK, attended the University of Chicago’s 190 MBA program and earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Maryland, Far East Division. He is fluent in both Mandarin Chinese and English. He can be reached at PhilipCarmichael@ipc.org or +86-21-22210021.

About IPC

IPC is a global industry association based in Bannockburn, Ill., dedicated to the competitive excellence and financial success of its 3,600 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 trillion global electronics industry. IPC maintains additional offices in Taos, N.M.; Washington, D.C.; Atlanta, Ga.; Stockholm, Sweden; Moscow, Russia; Bangalore and New Delhi, India; Bangkok, Thailand; and Qingdao, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Chengdu, Suzhou and Beijing, China.

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