Avnet EMEA Names New President

Avnet Inc. (NYSE: AVT), leading global distributor, announced a major leadership transition for its European organization. Slobodan Puljarevic and Mario Orlandi were named President of Avnet EMEA, succeeding Miguel Fernandez, who retired from Avnet after more than 30 years. In their new roles they will report to Phil Gallagher, President of Avnet’s global components business.…

Broadcom Blocked From Buying Qualcomm

Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) today received a Presidential Order to immediately and permanently abandon the proposed takeover of Qualcomm by Broadcom Limited (NASDAQ: AVGO). Under the terms of the Presidential Order, all of Broadcom’s director nominees are also disqualified from standing for election as directors of Qualcomm. Qualcomm was also ordered to reconvene its 2018…

Chip One Exchange USA Inc. Achieves AS 9120B Certification

As part of its evolution toward becoming a top tier global distributor, Chip One is pleased to announce its certification under both the AS 9120B and ISO9001:2015 standards. These rigorous standards give customers the assurance that the registrant has demonstrated the ability to consistently deliver products and services which meet both customer expectations and regulatory…

Arrow on Fortune’s ‘Most Admired’ List

FORTUNE today named global technology-solutions provider Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: ARW) to its “World’s Most Admired Companies” list for the 18th time. For the fifth consecutive year, Arrow placed first in the “Wholesalers: Electronics and Office Equipment” category based on input from industry executives, directors and analysts. “It’s an honor to once again be named…

RFMW, Keysight Sign Distribution Agreement

RFMW Ltd. and Keysight Technologies of Santa Rosa, California, have announced a distribution agreement effective January 2, 2018. Keysight designs and manufactures high frequency, InP and GaAs MMIC devices providing broadband performance from DC to 110GHz. Product families include switches, attenuators, amplifiers, mixers, limiters, frequency doublers, detector diodes and prescalers. RFMW Ltd. is a specialized…

Fusion Names Sales VP

Fusion Worldwide, a leading open market electronic component distributor, today announced that Tim Burns has joined the company as Vice President of Sales Americas. Burns brings nearly 20 years of experience to the role, with expertise in sales team management, sales growth, business development, marketing strategy and customer relationships. An experienced sales leader with a…