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July 12, 2022


ECIA Appoints Karim Yasmine as Chair of Distributor Council 
Karim will lead member forum that reports to board of directors  

Atlanta— ECIA is pleased to announce that Karim Yasmine, Corporate Vice President, Future Electronics, will assume the role of Chair of the Distributor Council. This group is one of three ECIA constituent councils that along with the Manufacturer and Manufacturers’ Representative Councils provides oversight responsibility for that group’s specific priorities and agenda items.  
Karim Yasmine is an accomplished executive with over 24 years of experience driving the overall business growth of a world leader in electronic components distribution, Future Electronics. Throughout his tenure there he has managed a number of major technology business units. Karim’s current responsibilities include Global Supplier Management and Expansion, leading the MCU/MPU/FPGA business unit, directing Future’s Rep Council and other key Demand Creation roles within the Future Electronics corporation. 
Karim will take the baton from Mike Morton, CEO of TTI, Inc. “I look forward to leading this esteemed group of my colleagues in the Distributor Council during this very dynamic period for the components industry,” Karim commented. “It’s a very exciting time to be setting strategy and improving efficiencies in the electronics supply chain. ECIA is at the leading edge of addressing challenges in the channel and I’m proud to be part of these important initiatives.” 
“I’ve been privileged to know Karim for many years, and he is admired and respected by his peer leaders for his contributions to our industry,” added David Loftus, ECIA CEO. “With his unique passion and creativity, I am confident that Karim will be an outstanding leader for our Distributor Council. We sincerely thank Mike Morton for his many years of contributions to ECIA and our industry.” 

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.