The members of the OE-A (Organic and Printed Electronics Association) during the annual General Assembly in Munich, Germany appointed Stan Farnsworth, NovaCentrix, as the new chairman of the Board of Directors,.
Dr. Xioalin Yan, Guangdong JUHUA Printing, was confirmed as vice chairman for Asia.
Dr. Alain Schumacher, IEE, and Richard Ellinger, American Semiconductor, were elected as vice chairman Europe and North America, respectively.
Stan Farnsworth, NovaCentrix (US)
Vice chairman Asia
Dr. Xioalin Yan, Guangdong JUHUA Printing (CN)
Vice chairman Europe
Dr. Alain Schumacher, IEE (LU)
Vice chairman North America
Richard Ellinger, American Semiconductor (US)
Additional members of the board:
Dr. Georg Bernatz, Merck (DE);
Dr. Jérôme Gavillet, CEA Liten (FR);
Prof. Jukka Hast, VTT (FI);
Prof. Dr. Toshihide Kamata, AIST (JP);
Thomas Kolbusch, Coatema (DE);
Dr. Ton van Mol, Holst Centre (NL);
Chuck Milligan, Flexenable (UK);
Dr. Guido van Tartwijk, Heliatek (DE);
Corinne Versini, Genes'ink (FR)
“Jeremy Burroughes’ [previous chair] leadership has strengthened the OE-A as a leading international network including developing strong ties with the flexible/hybrid electronics network in Asia, especially in China," Farnsworth said. "Under Jeremy’s leadership, the OE-A membership has benefited from stronger alignment and engagement with end users.
“The market for printed electronics continues to grow, as the current OE-A Business Climate Survey shows,” Farnsworth continued. “OE-A is focused on building the business and technology ecosystems of printed electronics and will continue to connect its members with product companies throughout the spectrum of application areas.”