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March 10, 2022


ECIA 2022 Executive Conference Planning Committee Adds New Members
Nine returning and three new committee members are working on topics to engage attendees


ATLANTA – ECIA is pleased to announce the complete roster of the Executive Conference Planning Committee members who will finalize the topics and speakers for the in-person event scheduled for this fall. The ECIA Executive Conference is a senior management level conference for the electronics industry's leading companies - representing the entire supply chain. The dates for the 2022 Executive Conference event are October 23-25 at the Loews Chicago O'Hare Hotel. 

ECIA thanks the committee for their dedication and vision. Here are the committee members who will join Conference Chair Robert Derringer of Crouzet and Co-chair Tobi Cornell of Kruvand Associates:

  • Julie Fajardo, TDK-Lambda Americas Inc
  • Heather Fulara, Newark
  • Bob Garcia, Ferrari Technical Sales
  • Scott Jones, AEM Group
  • Nicolle Ladouceur, ROHM Semiconductor
  • Todd McAtee, Mouser
  • Sam Read, Cornell Dubilier
  • Chad Van Doorninck, Abracon
  • Caroline Wells, Omron
  • Tom Wichert, TDK-Lambda Americas Inc

“This great group of people are rising to the challenge of finding the topics and speakers that will guide executives through what is becoming one of the most tumultuous recoveries in the component industry’s history,” commented ECIA Senior Vice President Victor Meijers. “Expectations are quite high, but I’m very confident this conference will give attendees what they need to plan for a successful 2023 and beyond.”

“I’m really enjoying working with Robert Derringer, Tobi Cornell and the rest of the committee,” continued Stephanie Tierney, ECIA Director of Marketing Communications and Member Engagement. “Robert and Tobi’s passion for this industry is very evident, and that’s driving a very productive search for what our members need to hear about to make the best possible decisions for their businesses.”

Read more about the conference. Registration and sponsorship opportunities are open as well.

About ECIA

The Electronic Components Industry Association (ECIA) is made up of the leading electronic component manufacturers, their manufacturer representatives and authorized distributors. ECIA members share a common goal of promoting and improving the business environment for the authorized sale of electronic components. Comprised of a broad array of leaders and professionals representing all phases of the electronics components supply chain, ECIA is where business optimization, product authentication and industry advocacy come together. ECIA members develop industry guidelines and technical standards, as well as generate critical business intelligence. For more information, visit or call 678-393-9990.