Felix Zandman To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Date Announced: 25 Aug 2009

Atlanta, GA -- Felix Zandman of Vishay Intertechnology will be honored with NEDA’s Lifetime Achievement Award at the upcoming 2009 Executive Conference in Chicago. The award is presented to an individual who has made singular and unparalleled contributions to the development and success of the electronics industry and electronic distribution, throughout a lifetime of exceptional personal achievement.

In NEDA’s 70 year history, this will be the sixth time this award is presented. Dr. Zandman joins other industry legends as an award recipient: Jerry Sanders, AMD; Gordon Marshall, Marshall Industries; Seymour Schweber, Arrow Electronics; Robert Galvin, Motorola, Inc.; and Tony Hamilton, Avnet, Inc.

Dr. Zandman founded Vishay Intertechnology in 1962. Under his leadership, the company has become a leading global manufacturer of passive electronic components and semiconductor components. His achievements and distinguished awards include the Order of Merit for Research and Invention (France), Distinguished Contribution Award from the American Society for Stress Analysis, Franklin Institute Medal for Science, Best Strategic Investor Award from the Israel Manufacturers Association, and Legion of Honor awarded by the President of France.

NEDA is pleased to bestow the Lifetime Achievement Award to a very deserving industry innovator. The presentation will be a highlight of NEDA’s meeting, to be held at the Renaissance Chicago Hotel November 1-3, 2009. Other conference sessions will concentrate on authorized distribution in North American and the business opportunities to be found even during uncertain economic cycles. Top opportunities available in the midst of the current economic roller coaster will be explored and ample networking time provided. The conference is relevant for industry executives and an annual must-attend electronics distribution industry event. Registration and detailed conference information is available online at www.nedassoc.org. To receive a printed brochure, contact NEDA at 678-393-9990 or admin@nedassoc.org.

The National Electronic Distributors Association (NEDA) is a not-for-profit trade association representing supplier authorized distributors of electronic components and their manufacturer partners. Dedicated to enhancing the distributor/ manufacturer relationship, NEDA represents companies involved in the distribution of electronic components, computer and computer peripheral components and test, measurement and control equipment parts.

Contact
Debbie Conyers National Electronic Distributors Assocation 678-393-9990

E-mail:dconyers@nedassoc.org

Web Site:www.nedassoc.org

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