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ACL Staticide named Daniel Kaiser to direct sales and marketing. He replaces Tony Banks, who retired after 33 years with the company.
Tom SerattiAdvanced Precision Distribution named Tom Seratti president. He has more than 40 years of experience in executive and sales management positions at ITC Electronics, Zack Electronics, Marshall Industries, Avnet, SPI Westek and OK Industries.
AIM Solder appointed Frederik Rostami Automotive business manager.

Balver-Zinn managing director Gregor Jost passed away.

IPC presented three volunteers with Dieter Bergman IPC Fellowship awards: Michael Ford, Jan Pedersen and Peter Tranitz.

Alex Pinell  headshot Marisol Cajigal Jordan Lawrence
CalcuQuote promoted Alex Pinell (left) to account manager, focusing on clients in eastern North America. She joined CalcuQuote in April 2020. Also named account manager is Marisol Cajigal (center) in Madrid, who will concentrate on Europe, and Jordan Lawrence, who will focus on central and western North America.
Dr. Shekhar ChandrashekhariNEMI appointed Dr. Shekhar Chandrashekhar chief executive. He was most recently operations manager of Smart Manufacturing Innovation Centers (SMICs) for the Clean Energy & Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute (CESMII). He began his career as a member of technical staff at AT&T Bell Labs and held several management positions with Bell Labs/Lucent Technologies/Alcatel-Lucent, where his responsibilities spanned supply chain and network solutions. Shekhar holds a doctorate in mechanical engineering from Concordia University.
Kurtz Ersa added Andrew Hoggard to its field service engineering team in support of the US and Canada.

Yusaku Kono and Jon Vermillion were presented with IPC President’s Awards. Kono serves on the Connected Factory Initiative Subcommittee, the J-STD-001 and IPC-A-610 Automotive Addendum Task Group, the High Voltage Cable Task Group, and the WHMA A-610 training committee. Vermillion co-chairs the IPC-J-STD-001 committee and IPC-J-STD-001 training committee.

TTI named Mike Morton chief executive.

Michael HelinYamaha Motor appointed Michael Helin to senior automation engineer of Robot Operations FA.