Keith Evans Succeeds Mark Bellinger as President of the Power Electronics Industry Collaborative

30 June 2014 - Raleigh, NC

Kyma Technologies, Inc., a leading supplier of advanced materials solutions that promote safety and energy efficiency, announced today their CEO Keith Evans was elected to become the next President of the US Power Electronics Industry Collaborative (PEIC).

Mark Bellinger, Director of Regional Account Development at Infineon Technologies, has resigned as the first president of the Power Electronics Industry Collaborative (PEIC -­‐ pronounced peak).

The PEIC, a national industry lead consortium, was incorporated in 2012 to accelerate the growth and competitiveness of the U.S. power electronics industry. Bellinger served as the founding president, building the foundation for the PEIC and helping the organization grow to its current 16 members.

“I would like to extend my deepest gratitude to all those who have supported and participated in the PEIC,” said Bellinger. “It has been my pleasure to have the opportunity to be actively involved in the development and launch of the organization.”

Keith Evans, President and CEO of Kyma Technologies, has been elected to serve as the organization’s second president.

“I am honored to be elected by the PEIC board of directors as the next PEIC president,” said Evans. “Mark Bellinger has been an excellent leader and it is my hope to be able to leverage and build upon his many contributions and his vision in support of the U.S. power electronics industry.”

Bellinger will remain engaged with the PEIC as the organization begins their next chapter.

“It has been a pleasure to work with the PEIC and I’m very proud of what the organization has been able to accomplish in its first two years,” Bellinger said.

For more information about changes to the PEIC board of directors and Keith Evans visit http://peic-­‐ us.org/about/board-­‐of-­‐directors/ and http://peic-­‐us.org/peic-­‐board-­‐president-­‐transition/, respectively. 

About the Power Electronics Industry Collaborative

The Power Electronics Industry Collaborative (PEIC) is a national, industry--‐driven, membership--‐based consortium comprised of OEMs, suppliers, researchers, and other stakeholders working to advance the power electronics industry in the U.S. The PEIC’s vision is to position the U.S. as the global center of power electronics research, design, and manufacturing. A membership--‐based organization, the PEIC is governed by a board of directors from a cross section of the power electronics industry. For more information about the PEIC, visit peic--‐us.org.   

About Kyma Technologies

Kyma’s mission is to provide advanced materials solutions that promote safety and energy efficiency. Kyma’s products include a diverse portfolio of crystalline nitride semiconductor materials, crystal growth and fabrication equipment, and power switching electronics. Additionally, the company is developing a novel electromagnetic field sensor technology.

For more information about Kyma Technologies, visit www.kymatech.com, e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , or call the company directly at 919.789.8880.

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