Digi-Key Electronics, which offers the world’s largest selection of electronic components in stock for immediate shipment, today announced that Ian Wallace has been promoted to vice president, Americas and EMEA business development. In this new expanded role, Wallace will oversee Digi-Key’s Americas and EMEA business development teams, building strategies to continue the company’s digital journey in both regions.
Wallace’s career spans more than 30 years in the electronic components industry, with experience at both electronic manufacturers and distributors. Most recently, Wallace served as senior director of EMEA business development for Digi-Key where he has led significant growth in the region for 10 years.
“Digi-Key is excited to announce the expansion of this position for Ian, expanding his role to include the Americas as well as Europe, the Middle East and Africa,” said Jim Ricciardelli, executive vice president of digital business at Digi-Key. “Ian has been instrumental in Digi-Key’s growth and success in EMEA, and he is a proven leader of Digi-Key’s digital model. We look forward to leveraging Ian’s leadership and expertise to continue the strong momentum of growth across multiple regions.”
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About Digi-Key Electronics
Digi-Key Electronics, headquartered in Thief River Falls, Minn., USA, is recognized as both the leader and continuous innovator in the high service distribution of electronic components and automation products worldwide. As the original pioneer in this space, Digi-Key provides more than 12.6 million components from over 2,000 quality name-brand manufacturers with an industry-leading breadth and depth of product in stock and available for immediate shipment. Beyond the products that drive technology innovation, Digi-Key also supports design engineers and procurement professionals with a wealth of digital solutions and tools to make their jobs more efficient. Additional information can be found at digikey.com and on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and LinkedIn.