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March 7, 2023



ECIA Announces Manufacturer Council Appointees
Two new members step up to leadership roles.

Atlanta — ECIA is very pleased to welcome Andy Zanelli, President and CEO of Visual Communications Company, LLC and Kyle Purinton, Sr. Director Global Channel Sales, Allegro Microsystems to the ECIA Manufacturer Council. ECIA has three councils reporting directly to the Board of Directors. The Distributor, Manufacturer and Manufacturers’ Reps Councils are made up of 12 members and have oversight responsibility for their specific priorities and agenda items. The council meetings are a forum for the groups to discuss their individual constituent needs and issues. All members are invited guests to the appropriate council meetings.

“I am honored to join the esteemed members of the ECIA Manufacturer Council and look forward to contributing my expertise towards shaping the future of the electronic components industry,” commented Andy Zanell. “I’m very excited to have the opportunity to join the manufacturers council and deepen my engagement with ECIA,” added Kyle Purinton.

“ECIA can accomplish very little without the leadership and input from our members,” ECIA CEO and President David Loftus continued. “We are very fortunate to have robust support from the management teams from our member companies. I know both Andy and Kyle are very busy people, and we are grateful that they are willing to share their considerable talents with our Manufacturer Council.”

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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.