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PPC Welcomes Eric Bodley as Vice President and General Manager of Consumer Electronics

EAST SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Aug. 11, 2009 — PPC, the global leader in connector technology, today announced that it has named Eric Bodley as the company’s vice president and general manager of consumer electronics. A veteran of the consumer electronics industry, Bodley brings a vast amount of knowledge and experience to his new role at PPC, where he will strengthen the company’s current line of consumer interconnect cables, bulk cable solutions, and patented compression connectors and tools, and build the PPC brand in the consumer electronics space.

“It is an honor to welcome Eric to the PPC team,” said John Mezzalingua, president of PPC. “Eric is a highly respected member of the consumer electronics industry with a wealth of knowledge about the marketplace. There is no doubt that he will be instrumental in helping us to develop a winning strategy for our consumer product lines.”

Bodley has more than 35 years of experience in the consumer electronics industry, having worked with leading retail and custom installation companies on sales, management, and operational issues. Prior to joining PPC, Bodley held the role of senior sales director at Monster Cable Products, Inc.

Bodley’s previous positions include principal consultant at Bodley & Associates, Inc., a technology consulting firm; and president and founder of Florida Home Entertainment Design, a CEPro Top 100 integrator. Bodley is a past president of the Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association (CEDIA), having served on the CEDIA Board for more than ten years, and has been a member of the CEA’s PARA Board for two years.

“It’s a perfect time to join PPC and I look forward to contributing to the growth of one of the most exciting brands in the consumer electronics marketplace,” said Bodley. “PPC has a true passion for innovation that is reflected in its products and an absolute commitment to consumers. It’s an organization that I’m proud to be a part of.”

Bodley will be located in Bonita Springs, Fla. and will report to Mezzalingua.

Details about PPC and the company’s wide range of products are available at www.ppc-online.com.

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About PPC
With more patents in connector technology than any other company worldwide, PPC has pioneered many of the advancements available in the industry today and is a proven leader in the design and manufacture of connector technology for the telecommunications, satellite, and wireless industries around the globe. PPC’s innovations include the Universal Compression Connector, which is widely used by all major cable TV and satellite companies, the wireless compression connector for the wireless industry, and the only locking HDMI connector. Headquartered in East Syracuse, N.Y., PPC also has locations in Denmark, St. Kitts, and China. More information is available at www.ppc-online.com.

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