Rosenberger Group Spin-Off and Personnel Changes

The Rosenberger Group announced the spin-off of its antenna and wireless coverage product portfolio with a new brand entity: PROSE. The goal is to accelerate the company’s growth and create a stronger local Rosenberger footprint by focusing on RF, fiber-optic, high-speed data, and high-voltage interconnect solutions. Rosenberger has already released investments to further expand the manufacturing footprint ……Read More »

Geoff Imlach Joins TTI as regional VP Northeast Region

TTI Inc. announced that Geoff Imlach will be joining the TTI Family of Specialists as the regional vice president of the Northeast region. Imlach spent 15 years with KEMET, a Yageo company. During this time, he took on roles of increasing responsibility in sales and product management across the Northeast, Central, and West Coast regions. Through ……Read More »

Rosenberger Group Announces new COO and CEO

Kristijan Bauer has joined the management team of the Rosenberger Group as COO along with Eric Küppers, CEO. The pair bring entrepreneurial and international experience to the Rosenberger Group, seen as an asset for the expanding company. Küppers has held various positions in private as well as internationally operating companies, most recently with TE Connectivity as president ……Read More »

Sager Electronics Promoted Shannon Freise to Senior Vice President of Operations

Sager Electronics promoted Shannon Freise to Senior Vice President of Operations. Freise has been with the company for more than 23 years and, in this new role, will manage various functions at Sager’s three North American distribution centers — including information technology, e-business, quality, logistics, and manufacturing operations — as well as more than 130 members of ……Read More »

Avnet Names Phil Gallagher CEO

Distributor Avnet has named 37-year Avnet veteran Phil Gallagher as its new Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Gallagher, who has been in the role of interim CEO of Avnet since August 2020, is also joining the company’s board of directors. “The Board of Directors is pleased with the appointment of Phil as Avnet’s CEO. ……Read More »

Farnell Promotes Lee Turner and Simon Meadmore

Farnell appointed Lee Turner as Global Head of Semiconductors and Single Board Computers (SBC) and Simon Meadmore as Global Head of Interconnect, Passive, and Electromechanical (IP&E) Components. Both Lee and Simon will report to Chris Breslin, President of Farnell’s global businesses, which operates as Newark in North America and element14 in APAC. Lee joined Farnell in 2016 as Global Head of Operations ……Read More »

Avnet Promotes Pete Bartolotta to President of Business Transformation Division

Avnet promoted Chief Transformation Officer Pete Bartolotta to president of its Business Transformation division, reporting to CEO Bill Amelio. Bartolota joined Avnet in 2016 and has since been responsible for scaling the company’s high-growth solutions — including IoT, artificial intelligence (AI), global design service, and Avnet Integrated initiatives — to expand opportunities with new and ……Read More »