TTI, Inc., the leading authorized distributor of interconnect, passive, electromechanical and discrete components, today announced the hiring of Phil Gallagher to the TTI management team, effective April 4, 2016.
Gallagher joins TTI as a Corporate Officer and Senior Vice President as a member of CEO Paul Andrews’ executive staff where he will develop long-term strategies for the company. Gallagher also holds the functional title of President, Sales and Marketing, Americas, and in this capacity will report to Mike Morton, Global President of Sales and Marketing.
Gallagher comes to TTI from Avnet, where he spent 32 years. His career path through Avnet was concentrated in sales, marketing and strategy. He was Vice President of Global Business Development for three years before his promotion to President Electronics Marketing Americas. Most recently Gallagher served as President of Avnet Technology Solutions.
He began his career with Avnet in sales account management in the Philadelphia area and rose through sales leadership positions on both coasts before moving to Avnet’s corporate headquarters in Phoenix, AZ.
Gallagher is a past president of the Electronic Components Industry Association (ECIA) and is a member of the Global 50, a forum of the world’s top global general management executives.
Mike Morton commented on the recent appointment, “A number of us at TTI have known Phil for many years and have interacted with him through industry events. He is one of the executives we have followed through his career and knew his leadership style, people skills and cultural values would fit perfectly with that of TTI.”
TTI, Inc. a Berkshire Hathaway company, is an authorized, specialty distributor of interconnect, passive and electromechanical (IP&E) components and the distributor of choice for industrial and consumer electronics manufacturers worldwide. Broader and deeper inventory, leading-edge products and custom supply chain solutions have established TTI as the leading specialist in electronic component distribution. Globally, the company maintains 1.2 million cubic feet of dedicated warehouse space containing over 850,000 component part numbers. Along with its subsidiaries, Mouser Electronics and Sager Electronics, TTI employs more than 4,700 employees and is represented in over 100 locations throughout North America, Europe and Asia. For more information about TTI, visit www.ttiinc.com.