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IPC announces addition of Chief Information Officer.

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December 23, 2008 - IPC announces the addition of Arthur Huenecke as CIO. Huenecke will be responsible for establishing IT strategy and design, strengthening information infrastructure, providing leadership and vision for IPC applications and databases, and overseeing development and maintenance of applications/databases. He will also develop policies and procedures that provide system security, data integrity, and ensure that IT staff support IPC business requirements.

IPC-Association Connecting Electronics Industries - Bannockburn, IL

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Arthur Huenecke Joins IPC as Chief Information Officer

Press release date: December 11, 2008

BANNOCKBURN, Ill., USA, December 11, 2008 - IPC - Association Connecting Electronics Industries® announces the addition of Arthur (Art) Huenecke to its staff. As chief information officer (CIO), a newly created position at IPC, Huenecke is responsible for establishing information technology strategy and design, strengthening and leveraging IPC's information infrastructure, providing leadership and vision for IPC applications and databases, overseeing development and maintenance of company applications and databases, developing policies and procedures for application development, system security, data integrity, and ensuring that information technology staff support IPC business requirements. With more than fifteen years experience in business and information systems management, planning and processing, Huenecke most recently served as integrated business systems manager at Elkay Manufacturing, a plumbing products, cabinetry and water dispensing company, in Oak Brook, Ill. Prior to Elkay Manufacturing, he worked at Flextronics in Oak Brook Terrace, Ill., as information technology director. "The role of the CIO is not about technology; it's about the ability of IPC to achieve its goals and objectives through technology," says Denny McGuirk, IPC president. "Information technology (IT) is a strategic resource. The CIO is responsible for IT policy development and a key player in the development and implementation of IPC's long-range plan. Art is well-versed in enterprise information systems. Having worked in our industry makes Art a perfect fit as our new CIO." Huenecke holds a Bachelor of Science degree in finance and a master's degree in management information systems from Northern Illinois University. He can be reached at +1 847-597-2832 or ArtHuenecke@ipc.org. About IPC IPC (www.IPC.org) is a global trade association based in Bannockburn, Ill., dedicated to the competitive excellence and financial success of its 2,700 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 $1.5 trillion global electronics industry. IPC maintains additional offices in Taos, N.M.; Arlington, Va.; Garden Grove, Calif.; Stockholm, Sweden; and Shanghai and Shenzhen, China.

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