The winners of the annual Mouser Best-in-Class Awards have been revealed. Mouser honoured the winners at an awards ceremony on August 7, recognising the exceptional individuals from Mouser’s manufacturer partners who best supported the global distributor’s marketing programs and new product introduction (NPI) launches by demonstrating best-in-class teamwork and performance.
Winners of the Mouser Best-in-Class Award are selected using five main criteria: Promoting product lines, partnering strategically with the Mouser team, working together to launch new products, finding creative solutions to grow Mouser and the manufacturer market share, and maximizing Mouser’s unique value proposition within their own businesses.
“This year’s winners were selected from hundreds of professionals working for our outstanding suppliers,” said Glenn Smith, Mouser Electronics’ President and CEO. “We want to recognise and thank all of the dedicated individuals who won our Best-in-Class Awards this year as well as our latest President’s Award winner. They have all played an essential part in helping us introduce and promote their companies’ products to our customers.”
The best in class winners are Sumit Awasthi, Analog Devices; Jen Lintner, Amphenol; Catherine Côté, Cypress; Adam Osmancevic, Lumileds; Renée Dill, Molex; Tammy Stine, TE Connectivity; and Mandar Deshpande TE Connectivity.
Mouser also recognised the four individuals who have achieved the President’s Award honours. The President’s Award recognises the extraordinary individuals from Mouser’s supplier partners who have won the Best-in-Class award five or more times, demonstrating consistent exemplary performance.
This year, Mouser added Dee Fuller from Amphenol to the ranks of those achieving this level of commitment.
President’s pick: l to r: Doug Lippincott, Panasonic, Cheryl Swaim, KEMET, Steve Nye, KEMET and Dee Fuller, (2017 Recipient), Amphenol.