Belden Promotes Roel Vestjens to Chief Operating Officer

Belden Inc. (NYSE: BDC), a global leader in high quality, end-to-end signal transmission solutions for mission-critical applications today announced that Roel Vestjens, Executive Vice President, Industrial Solutions, has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer effective immediately. In this new role to Belden, Mr. Vestjens will continue to report to Belden’s President, CEO, and Chairman John…

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Sager Electronics to Acquire Technical Power Systems

Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of interconnect, power and electromechanical components and provider of value-add solutions, has announced it has entered into a purchase agreement to acquire Technical Power Systems (TPS), a specialist in the production of custom battery assemblies headquartered in Lisle, Illinois. Although not historically acquisitive, Sager – with its announcement…

Umasankar Pingali appointed Business President of Newark

 Premier Farnell, the Development Distributor, has appointed Umasankar Pingali to the role of Business President of Newark, its distribution business in the Americas. Uma will continue to report to Chris Breslin, President of Premier Farnell. Uma joined Premier Farnell in 2011 and became Regional Business President of Premier Farnell’s APAC business, element14, in 2015. Uma…

Raytheon Honors Lansdale For 6th Year

Dale Lillard, President, Lansdale Semiconductor, Inc., recently announced that the company was honored for the sixth consecutive year by Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems for Supplier Excellence. This year, Lansdale achieved Raytheon’s highest 5 Star Award. Raytheon’s Integrated Defense Systems business instituted the annual Supplier Excellence Awards program to recognize suppliers who have provided outstanding service…

Future Signs Global Agreement With Silvair

Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, and Silvair, a leading provider of qualified Bluetooth mesh solutions for lighting control, are very pleased to announce a new global partnership agreement. “Given Future’s prominence in the lighting space, Silvair adds an important piece to our overall IoT ecosystem strategy,” said Matthew Rotholz, Vice President…