ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today announced
the election of its 2014 Executive Board and Board of Industry Leaders.
CEA is the nation’s preeminent technology trade association representing
more than 2,000 consumer electronics and technology companies.
David Hagan, president and CEO, Boingo Wireless
Ron Freeman, CEO, AAMP of America
Gary Yacoubian, president and managing partner, Specialty
Steve Tiffen, president and CEO, The Tiffen CompanyRobert Fields, vice president, teaming and strategic alliances,
“CEA is proud to represent the entire spectrum of consumer technologies,
from automotive to wireless and some that haven’t existed before, like
sensory technologies and 3D printing,” said Gary Shapiro, president and
CEO, CEA. “The industry executives serving on our Board represent the
most successful and innovative consumer electronics and technology
businesses in the country. Their guidance brings broad experience and
strategic direction to the table and represents the true, innovative
spirit of our dynamic industry.”
The members of CEA’s Executive Board were confirmed by a vote of CEA
members at the CEA Industry Forum held in Los Angeles this week. Newly
elected CEA Executive Board Members include: Jim Bazet, chairman and
CEO, Cobra Electronics; John Bosch, president and CEO, NXE; Joellyn
Gray, director, marketing and imaging division, Fujifilm; and Robert
Struble, president and CEO, iBiquity Digital Corporation.
Jay McLellan, president, Leviton Security and Automation, and Daniel
Pidgeon, chairman, Starpower, continue to serve on the Executive Board
as chair and vice chair respectively. Randy Fry, president, Fry’s
Electronics, remains on the Executive Board as past chair.
Previously elected CEA Executive Board members who will continue service
CEA’s Shapiro continues to serve on the Executive Board along with
Glenda MacMullin, COO and CFO, CEA, serving as treasurer and Karen
Chupka, senior vice president, International CES and corporate business
strategy, CEA, serving as secretary. Pat Lavelle, president and CEO,
VOXX International, was elected to fill the previously vacant industry
executive advisor position.
CEA also announced the election of its 2014 Board of Industry Leaders
(BIL). The BIL serves CEA and its Executive Board in an advisory role,
helping to set public policy positions and priorities for association
activities. New members of CEA’s BIL include:
Eric Bodley, vice president and general manager, PPC
Jay Buchanan, electronics division director/GMM, Nebraska
Furniture Mart Inc.Lee Cheng, chief legal officer; senior vice president,
Corporate Development; head of the office of the chairman; and
corporate secretary, Newegg Inc.Joe Clayton, president and CEO, DISH Network
Kristin Cook, managing director, BDS Marketing
David Hanchette, vice president, business development, LegrandCraig Kornblau, president, Universal Studios Home EntertainmentPhil Molyneux, president and COO, Sony
Enrique Muyshondt, president, DesktopFab Inc.Mike O’Neal, president, Linear LLCLuis Pineda, senior vice president, Qualcomm Inc.
Jack Sheng, co-founder & CEO, eForCity Corporation
Eric Smith, CTO and co-founder, Control4
Skip West, president, MAXSA Innovations