We talked to Morton about his experience with TTI, which encompasses the most exciting years for the company and the electronics industry. When Mike Morton joined TTI in 1978, the electronics industry was just beginning its meteoric rise. Known as Tex-Tronics when it was founded in 1971, the Texas-based distributor of interconnect, passive, and electromechanicalRead More
Dave Brearley, a valued contributor to Connector Supplier and the Medical Market Director for Bishop & Associates Inc., passed away on June 9, 2017. Dave spent more than 30 years in the connector industry, working with multiple suppliers and influencing countless colleagues along the way. He began his connector career with Berg Electronics, a divisionRead More
IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® announces the addition of Dave Hernandez, senior director of learning and professional development, to its staff at IPC headquarters in Bannockburn (Chicago), Illinois. Hernandez joins IPC with 18 years of experience in education. He specializes in educational technology, competency and certification modeling, and strategic planning. For the last eight years,Read More
Mouser Electronics, Inc., a new product introduction leader that empowers innovation, announced the promotion of Mark Burr-Lonnon to Senior Vice President of GlobalService and EMEA and APAC Business. Since moving to Mouser in 2008 from its parent company, TTI, Burr-Lonnon has led Mouser’s global management team, and is largely responsible for planning, directing, and coordinatingRead More
Thomas Lynch led TE Connectivity for 11 years, making major strides in production while boosting its role in products for harsh environments. Terrence Curtin, board member and president of TE Connectivity, will succeed Thomas J. Lynch as the company’s new CEO, effective March 9, 2017. Lynch, current chairman of the board and CEO, willRead More
Effective July 3, Chuck Delph will take over as president of Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas as Ed Smith is promoted to senior vice president of Avnet embedded solutions. Avnet announced that Chuck Delph has been appointed president of Avnet Electronics Marketing (EM) for the Americas region, which supplies electronic components, embedded solutions, and associated designRead More
The DesignCon community honored Dr. Eric Bogatin with the prestigious Engineer of the Year Award for his many contributions to the engineering industry. DesignCon 2016, held January 19 – 21 in Santa Clara, Calif., recognized Dr. Eric Bogatin of the Teledyne LeCroy Signal Integrity Academy with its 2016 Engineer of the Year Award forRead More
If you’re in Santa Clara on January 20, don’t miss the DesignCon keynote address of Tektronix’s Pat Byrne, where he’ll discuss how to improve workflow integration throughout the product development process. Pat Byrne, president of Tektronix, will be a keynote speaker at this year’s DesignCon. The show’s keynotes were selected to inspire and challengeRead More
Phoenix Contact names its new CEO, passing the baton from Klaus Eisert to Frank Stührenberg on January 1, 2015. Frank Stührenberg, executive vice president global sales, has been named chairman of the executive board of Phoenix Contact GmbH & Co KG. He will take over the office as well as the tasks that have been held byRead More
An industry insider is someone who advances the connector industry through his or her involvement in technology innovations, product development, or innovative sales channel solutions. We’re spotlighting Chuck Delph of Avnet this time, for his commitment to his team and his customers. Name: Chuck Delph Company name and location: Avnet Inc., Phoenix, Ariz. CurrentRead More
December 2013 – The appointment is effective immediately, with Hudak succeeding Paul Buckley, who will be retiring at the end of December.
October 2013 – Torrel brings global electronics experience to Avnet’s Velocity Team, which provides tailored solutions for technology companies who want to more easily manage the complexity of their supply chains.