India Semiconductor Association (ISA) announces PVG Menon as new president

by Agencies    Aug 08, 2011

India Semiconductor Association (ISA), the trade body representing Indian Electronic System Design and Manufacturing (ESDM) industry, announced the appointment of Mr. PVG Menon as the new president of the association.

India Semiconductor Association (ISA), the premier trade body representing the Indian Electronic System Design and Manufacturing (ESDM) industry, today announced the appointment of Mr. PVG Menon as the new President of the association. He brings with him an excellent combination of domain knowledge, focus towards membership promotion and a flair for industry relevant research. In this role, Mr. Menon would be responsible for overseeing the operations of ISA and will work as a member of its Executive Council on strategic issues related to the growth of the semiconductor and the electronics industry in India.

“ISA strongly supports the goal to make electronics a national mission in our country and our search for the new President was focused on ensuring we have the right leadership to achieve that target and all our other goals in the ESDM sector. We welcome Mr. Menon on board and wish him the best as he assumes this important mantle,” said Dr. Pradip K. Dutta, Chairman, ISA and Corporate VP & MD, Synopsys (India) Pvt. Ltd.

In the past, as an industry representative, Mr. Menon has volunteered with several ISA initiatives such as, ISA-F&S Market Study, Technovation, and ISA-E&Y Country Competitiveness Study etc. Commenting on his new role, Mr. PVG Menon said, “ISA plays a pivotal role for the growth of the industry and it’s a great honor to join the leadership team and have the opportunity to contribute to its success. I would like to work towards strengthening ISA’s role and contributions in various key segments and core initiatives and leverage and strengthen the strong linkages that ISA has established.”

Prior to taking up this role, Mr. PVG Menon was the President & CEO VANN Consulting Pvt. Ltd. and has over 24 years of experience in the development, marketing and management of technology. Prior to this, Mr. Menon has worked with Philips (now known as NXP Semiconductors) and Analog Devices, Siemens Information Systems Ltd. and CMC Ltd. He has also been associated with two start-ups. Mr. Menon has also served on the Executive Council of the Advanced Computing and Communications Society of India (ACCS).

The ISA aims to accelerate the momentum in the Electronic Systems Design and Manufacturing (ESDM) space by partnering with industry, academia, and government.