The Independent Distributors of Electronics Association (IDEA) - Announcing our New Executive Director — Faiza Khan

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October 23, 2017 – The Independent Distributors of Electronics Association (IDEA) Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the appointment of Faiza Khan as Executive Director.

Faiza brings fourteen years of experience in the global distribution of electronic components and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and a Minor in Business Foundations from the University of Texas at Austin. 

Her unwavering commitment to quality standards and customer relations will greatly enhance IDEA’s membership experience. Within her first few weeks Faiza is already implementing major process improvements to achieve this.

Faiza will be working closely with the Board of Trustees to refresh IDEA’s leadership and prestige in the standards of supply chain security. Her proven excellence in business development will introduce the IDEA brand to a broader spectrum. Faiza is spearheading the expansion of IDEA to the commercial sector as well as establishing an international presence for IDEA. 

“Faiza is a perfect fit to lead IDEA as it reestablishes itself as a leader regarding quality in the electronic component supply chain,” stated Jason Jowers, President of the IDEA Board of Trustees.  “Faiza’s fourteen years of experience in the industry allow her to understand the importance of quality and the key role independent distributors play in the supply chain.  IDEA’s role in enhancing quality is well-known – through its creation of IDEA-STD-1010, its IDEA-ICE-3000 inspector certification program, its presentations at conferences, and its participation on standard-writing committees.  Through Faiza’s leadership, IDEA will build upon that well-earned reputation and help to further improve the quality within the supply chain.”

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