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Automotive Electronics Division

Mobile.jpgFrom ensuring a vibrant market for aftermarket products, to working with automakers to offer state-of-the-art OEM solutions, the Automotive Electronics Division strives to ensure consumers have a wealth of options when choosing electronics for their vehicles. The Automotive Electronics Division is also committed to safe use of mobile electronics products in the vehicle supported by uniform government regulations regarding such use. The division fosters the growing demand for in-vehicle electronics with initiatives around promotion, research, technology, standards, legislation, safety education and certification.

CEA members can find the most up-to-date information on the Automotive Electronics Division on our members only website.

Key Initiatives:

Proactively monitor legislation and regulation affecting the mobile electronics industry particularly on the issues of distracted driving and right to repair.

Support the goals and work of the MECP Committee to increase the number of Mobile Electronics Certified Professionals.

Continue to raise awareness among consumers of aftermarket and OEM automotive electronics products and services available by highlighting the benefits of in-vehicle electronics for both entertainment and safety.

Ensure (maintain or increase) the interoperability of CE products in the automobile.

Automotive Electronics Division Board


  • Mr. Ron Freeman, AAMP of America

Vice Chair

  • Mr. Carl Mathews, Crutchfield Corporation

Ex Officio

  • Mr. James Braun, Dual Electronics Corporation


  • Mike Anderson, Alpine Electronics of America Inc.
  • Ted Cardenas, Pioneer Electronics (USA), Inc.
  • Bob A. Fields III, MiTek Electronics and Communications
  • Anthony A. Frangiosa, InstallerNet, Inc.
  • Keith Lehmann, JVC Kenwood Corporation
  • Isaac Litman, Mobileye Inc.
  • Thomas C. Malone, VOXX International
  • Mr. Carl Mathews, Crutchfield Corporation
  • Amy Messano, Delphi
  • Hasib Mohammed, SIRIUS XM Radio, Inc.
  • Henry Muyshondt, Microchip Technology
  • Derek Pace, Certified Sounds LLC
  • Lawrence Richenstein, Unwired Technology LLC
  • Laurence S. Roach, Panasonic Automotive Systems
  • Bernie Sapienza, iBiquity Digital Corp.
  • Marty Schena, HERE North America, LLC
  • Mr. Ratul Sengupta, Sutherland Global Services, Inc.
  • Andrew Sivori, Sony Electronics Inc.
  • Geoff Snyder, Pandora Media, Inc.
  • Zachary Teske, Best Buy Co. Inc.
  • James Turner, DEI Holdings, Inc.
  • Sally Washlow, Cobra Electronics Corporation
  • Skip West, MAXSA Innovations, LLC
  • Tim Yerdon, Visteon Corporation

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