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.

Terrence Curtin Named CEO of TE Connectivity

Terrence Curtin, board member and President of TE Connectivity will succeed Thomas J. Lynch as the company’s new CEO effective March 9, 2017. Thomas J. Lynch, Chairman of the Board and CEO, will become Executive Chairman. About Terrence Curtin Terrence Curtin serves as President, TE Connectivity. In this role, Mr. Curtin is responsible for all ……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 »

Avnet Appoints Eric Williams VP, Internet of Things

Avnet announced that Eric Williams has been appointed to the newly created role of vice president, Internet of Things (IoT), for Avnet Worldwide. In this role, Williams will develop and deploy a global IoT strategy, working across the company to design, develop, and drive edge-to-enterprise IoT offerings.

ABB Appoints Franklin Sullivan EVP of Electrification Products Division

ABB announced that Franklin Sullivan has assumed the role of executive vice president for its electrification products division in the US. Sullivan also assumed commercial leadership for the division, which runs the low- and medium-voltage products businesses of ABB for both ABB and Thomas & Betts branded portfolios, across North America.