Andy King is retiring from his role as President of Arrow Electronics’ global components business, effective December 31, 2020.
Emma Botfield has been named as Regional Managing Director, UK and Ireland for RS Components (RS). She will report to Pete Malpas, who is now President EMEA at RS.
Avnet Abacus has named Joanne Ward as the new General Sales Manager in the UK and Ireland.
Jorg Heid has joined Ismosys as General Manager for Central Europe which includes the DACH region and all countries of the former Eastern European block up to the Russian border.
Avnet Silica has promoted Gilles Beltran to be its new President.
Thomas Staudinger has been named as President of EBV Elektronik effective January 1, 2021. In this role he will continue to report to Slobodan Puljarevic, President Avnet EMEA, Global Design Chain & Supplier Management.
Industry veteran Chris Beeson has joined Electrocomponents as Group Senior Vice President Electronics. He reports to COO Mike England and will be based at the headquarters of Allied Electronics & Automation in Fort Worth, Texas, USA.
Electrocomponents has promoted Mike England to the new position of Chief Operating Officer (COO).
RS Components employees can now sign up to a Data Academy, which allows participants to learn vital data visualisation skills. Around 80 people are now on the programme, funded largely through the Apprenticeship Levy, which allows large businesses to upskill existing employees or recruit and train.
Former ST Microelectronics President and CEO Carlo Bozotti, a 40-year veteran of the electronics industry has joined the board of Avnet.