Graham McBeth has retired from his position as President of Premier Farnell and he has been replaced by Chris Breslin, who was previously senior vice president for global products. He was announced as McBeth’s replacement at Avnet’s Investor Day event in New York City. Breslin will report to Pete Bartolotta, chief transformation officer at Avnet.
Andreas Falke has become the Managing Director of the Gernam distributor association the FBDi. He replaces Wolfram Ziehfuss, who has retired. For Falke, the new role marks a return to his roots.
TTI has named Marc Winfield to the new position of Vice President Sales for Europe. He will be responsible for all of TTI’s European sales activities and will lead a team of Regional VPs and Directors as well as continue the development with key strategic global & regional customers.
Avnet has rung the changes in its European management team. Slobodan Puljarevic and Mario Orlandi were named President of Avnet EMEA, succeeding Miguel Fernandez, who retired from Avnet after more than 30 years. In their new roles they will report to Phil Gallagher, President of Avnet’s global components business.
Industry veteran Jesper Rasmussen has been appointed Director Electronic Components for B2B and components Purchasing at Conrad Business Supplies. Rasmussen can lean on many years of international experience in the area of electronic component distribution and procurement.
Jacinta Roche has joined Anglia Components as Country Manager for Ireland to boost their focus in that territory. Jacinta will report to Michaela Senior, Sales Director at Anglia.
Gresham Power Electronics, the Salisbury-based Defence and Commercial power conversion specialist has named Martin Brabham as Sales Director and Managing Director designate. He is a veteran of the power conversion industry and has held directorships with major international power supply manufacturing companies and distributors.