Premier Farnell Appoints Umasankar Pingali to Business President of Newark

Premier Farnell appointed Umasankar Pingali to the role of Business President of Newark, its distribution business in the Americas. In his new role, Uma will focus on driving profitable growth in the Americas by maximizing the potential of Newark’s successful multi-channel sales model and customer value proposition and will continue to report to Chris Breslin, president of Premier ……Read More »

Mouser Expands Texas Distribution Center

Mouser Electronics is further developing its already expansive global headquarters and distribution center, located just south of Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas, to meet the needs of its flourishing business well into the next decade. Construction is underway to add more than 125,000 square feet to the distribution center, as well as a new 50,000 square-foot office ……Read More »

Avnet Promotes Daughetee to CMO

Avnet promoted Jessica Daughetee from vice president of global content, marketing, and media to chief marketing officer (CMO). Daughetee brings more than 20 years’ experience across the marketing and communications spectrum to the CMO role; will assume responsibility for the strategy, planning, and development of Avnet’s global marketing initiatives, including advertising, branding, communications, content, creative services, ……Read More »

PEI-Genesis Expands Footprint Into India: Manesh Pratap Singh Appointed Country Manager

Jane Fischetti, General Manager, Distribution & International Sales for PEI-Genesis announced that the company has expanded its footprint into the Indian market, naming Manesh Pratap Singh as Country Manager for India. “We have been selling to the India market for many years through Jost Engineering but bringing Manesh on board clearly shows our commitment to ……Read More »

Premier Farnell Names Chris Breslin President

Premier Farnell, an Avnet company, announced a change in leadership as Graham McBeth retires from his position as President of Premier Farnell.  Chris Breslin, currently senior vice president for global products at Premier Farnell will replace McBeth. Breslin will report to Pete Bartolotta, chief transformation officer at Avnet.

PEI-Genesis Celebrates 70th Anniversary

PEI-Genesis has production and sales facilities all over the world, but it all started when two friends went door-to-door during the Great Depression to repair radios. Its innovative distribution model – delivering custom-engineered solutions – now supports military, aerospace, industrial, medical, transportation, and energy customers worldwide, but Philadelphia-area’s PEI-Genesis had humble beginnings. During the Great Depression, ……Read More »

Arrow Names Chris Stansbury SVP and CFO

Arrow Electronics announced that Chris Stansbury has been named senior vice president and chief financial officer, effective immediately. He will succeed Paul J. Reilly, who is retiring from Arrow effective Jan. 31, 2017. In his new role, Stansbury will report to Michael J. Long, chairman, president, and chief executive officer. He has served for more ……Read More »