PEI-Genesis promoted Peter Austin to General Manager North America and Corporate Senior Vice President

PEI-Genesis promoted Peter Austin to General Manager North America and Corporate Senior Vice President, effective immediately. In November of 2018, Austin was promoted to Senior Vice President of Manufacturing, Product Management, and Marketing and Training. Austin will continue to report directly to Steven Fisher, PEI-Genesis chairman and CEO. “Since joining PEI-Genesis in 2016, Peter has proven ……Read More »

Phoenix Contact USA Promoted Kevin Zak to VP and General Manager

Phoenix Contact USA promoted Kevin Zak, who will celebrate his 25th year with Phoenix Contact later this year, to the role of vice president and general manager. In his new role, Zak will oversee the company’s U.S. Sales Subsidiary, including sales, marketing, channel operations, and service functions within the United States.

Fischer Connectors Appoints Alain Lafourcade President of US Subsidiary

Fischer Connectors Group announced the promotion and appointment of Alain Lafourcade as president of its US subsidiary in charge of North American and Canadian operations, which are based in Alpharetta, Georgia. Lafourcade has been a driving force within Fischer Connectors for seven years, serving as CIO from the Group’s world headquarters in Saint-Prex, Switzerland. His wealth of ……Read More »

Weidmuller Promotes Terry Hodgson President Weidmuller USA

The Weidmüller Group recently promoted Terry Hodgson to the position of president of Weidmuller Inc., USA and executive vice president of Weidmuller North America, which includes operations in the US, Canada, and Mexico. Hodgson has been a part of the Weidmuller team for more than 17 years, starting as a sales representative in the Alberta market ……Read More »

Positronic named Med Hasib as its new Vice President of Engineering

Positronic named Med Hasib as its new Vice President of Engineering. Hasib brings a wealth of customer-centric design experience to the role and will help the Positronic engineering team produce innovative connector products that meet customers’ toughest challenges, as well as drive thought leadership and continue to develop the company’s engineering resources.

Joe Nelligan named Molex CEO

Nelligan brings more than 30 years of Molex experience to lead the company Molex, a leading global manufacturer of electronic solutions, announced that Joe Nelligan officially begins his tenure as CEO today, following the retirement of current CEO Martin P. Slark. Nelligan, who was serving as the company’s Chief Operating Officer and President, brings over ……Read More »

Gregory S. Rocque Appointed as President of Positronic

Positronic, a global manufacturer of high reliability electronic connector products based in Springfield, Missouri, USA, has appointed Gregory S. Rocque as president of the company. Rocque will lead the efforts and execution of continued change and growth for the company, while invigorating Positronic as a thought leader in the industry and driver of innovative solutions ……Read More »

Martin P Slark Retires from Molex in November 2018

Legendary Molex leader Martin P. Slark will retire from his role as the company’s chief executive officer in November. Slark started with the company in 1976 in England and has held numerous leadership positions around the world. He served as president of Molex’s Far East South Region from 1988 to 1994 and as president of ……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.