Littelfuse Names Heinzmann CEO

Littelfuse  announced that Gordon Hunter, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer, will transition to the role of Executive Chairman, effective Jan. 1, 2017. Dave Heinzmann, Chief Operating Officer, will assume the position of President and Chief Executive Officer at that time and will join the company’s board of directors, bringing the size of the board…

Sager Electronics Announces Director of Sales Operations

Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of Interconnect, Power and Electromechanical components, welcomes Lori Rapoza as Director of Sales Operations. In this position, Ms. Rapoza will be responsible for increasing productivity and driving results through the implementation, management and improvement of programs, systems and processes. “With over twenty years of experience, Lori brings to…

ERA Appoints Manufacturer and Distributor Delegates to Its Executive Committee

The Electronics Representatives Association (ERA) has announced that it has added distributor and manufacturer delegates to its Executive Committee, which also includes six representative members charged with carrying out the policies of the association as directed by the board of directors. Ken Bellero, president of Schaffner EMC Inc., has been appointed as the manufacturer delegate…

Sager Electronics Joins ERA as a New Global Distributor Member

The Electronics Representatives Association (ERA) has announced that Sager Electronics – a North American distributor of interconnect, power and electromechanical components from leading worldwide manufacturers – has joined ERA as a global distributor member. Sager Electronics is the latest addition to ERA’s fast-growing distribution membership. “Much of Sager’s evolution can be attributed to our work…

Amazon Business to Present at ERA Event

The Electronics Representatives Association (ERA) has announced that its 48th Management and Marketing Conference, scheduled Feb. 26-28, 2017, in Austin, Texas, will feature a general session presentation by representatives of Amazon Business. Colin Puckett, Senior Marketing Manager, and Andy Aupperlee, Senior Vendor Manager, will deliver a program outlining Amazon Business’ sales model in the electronic…

ECIA Awards TTI’s Knight

At its Executive Conference in Chicago this week, the ECIA announced the winner of the inaugural ECIA North Star Award, the association’s highest leadership honor. For millennia, the North Star provided the navigational basis to those who sought to explore the world and to make it better. The award, so named to reflect the concept of extraordinary leadership,…

ERA Welcomes TTI as Its Latest Global Distributor Member

The Electronics Representatives Association (ERA) has announced that TTI, Inc. – a world leading specialist in electronic component distribution – has joined ERA as a global distributor member. TTI is the latest addition to ERA’s fast-growing membership, which now includes authorized distributors of electronic components. “TTI and the rep community have been joined at the…