Flip Electronics has announced another strategic personnel addition to the organization by creating a new position to support their global growth plans. Andrew Girardi will join Flip Electronics as Vice President, Supply Chain Management.
Mr. Girardi has over 25 years of experience in the electronic components industry, having had business leadership and sales roles at IDT, Xilinx, NVIDIA, and Microsemi (acquired by Microchip).
Andrew Girardi said: "I'm ecstatic to join one the fastest-growing companies in the world. Flip has evolved from just securing and distributing end-of-life (EOL) components to a complex process of managing our clients' supply chain from sales to delivery of valued semiconductors when they need them, especially in these demanding times. I'm looking forward to contributing to their growth initiatives."
Most recently, as part of Lattice Semiconductor, Andrew led the Business Management team, responsible for worldwide pricing optimization, initiatives, and margin enhancement programs that contributed to the success of Lattice. At Microsemi, Mr. Girardi led the Business Operations and Tactical Marketing teams for the Integrated Circuits and Systems Group.
Flip EVP Jeff Ittel said: "We are overwhelmed to have Andrew join the Flip team. His international experience and successful background with leading semiconductor manufacturers are a perfect fit as we scale our authorized distribution approach to solve obsolescence and EOL challenges for both our suppliers and OEM customers."
In addition, Mr. Girardi previously had leadership and sales roles in solar technology startups Twin Creeks Technologies, Miasole' (acquired by Hanergy), and Solarbridge Technologies (acquired by Sunpower). As part of Solarbridge, Mr. Girardi drove OEM sales engagements in the North American and European markets.
Andrew has a Bachelor of Science from the United States Military Academy at West Point and a Master of Science in Business Administration from Boston University.
About Flip Electronics
Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Flip Electronics has been an authorized distributor of obsolete semiconductor and end-of-life electronic components since 2015. Flip works closely with their OEM and contract manufacturing clients and considers every aspect of the logistics and supply chain process while delivering exceptional solutions to best suit clients' needs. These services help avoid costly shutdowns and provide customers with the confidence that they are not dealing in the grey market. Flip assists clients in sourcing, pricing, and delivering all their component needs with industry-leading suppliers and knowledge and supply chain management expertise. Flip's focus on global trends in manufacturing makes it a leader in the electronics industry. Inc. magazine recognized Flip as one of the fastest-growing companies in the USA in 2020. Learn more at www.flipelectronics.com or 800.958.4578, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.