Conrad Electronic has tapped Ralf Buhler from Farnell to head up the strategically important B2B business unit. He becomes Chief Sales Officer (CSO) and also joins the executive board of Conrad Electronic Group.
Mouser Electronics has opened a new European Customer Service Centre in Wroclaw, Poland. The centre will support increasing design activity driven by Poland’s ever-growing number of engineering experts as well as its established industries.
Douglas Wong of Canada has been announced as the winner of the Grand Prize in element14.com’s “Sixth Sense” Design Challenge.
Nick Wheeler has been named as Sales Director at Lane Electronics. He joins Lane from LPA Connection Systems where he occupied a similar post.
Anglia has expanded its Field Applications Engineering (FAE) team with the addition of two experienced electronics engineers. Based in the North of England, Johan Thomas will work with customers designing in Analog Devices products, and Joshua Barton will support customers with STMicroelectronics parts.
Adam Fletcher has joined the Electronic Components Industry Association to represent the needs of its members in Europe.
Silvio Baronchelli is stepping down after 35 years as President of the International Distribution of Electronics Association (IDEA), an international federation of the local country electronic components industry associations.
Distribution veteran Steve Carr has left Premier Farnell to join TT as VP of Sales and Marketing for the company’s IoT Solutions business unit (formerly Stadium Group).
William M. Lowe, Jr., who has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Kemet since 2008, has been appointed Chief Executive Officer and a member of the company’s board of directors, effective immediately.
Pete Malpas has been named as Regional Managing Director, Northern Europe at RS Components. He reports to Mike England, President EMEA at RS. Malpas will define and implement the strategic direction and growth strategy for the region.