Bielesch to Head Arrow EMEA Components

Arrow Electronics has announced that Martin Bielesch has been named president of its components business in EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa). He succeeds Andy King who has become president of Arrow Electronics’ global components business. Bielesch previously served as vice president sales for EMEA components. He joined Arrow in 2014 from Avnet EMG where…

Arrow Names Andy King as President of Global Components Business

Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) today announced that Andy King has been named president of its global components business.Mr. King succeeds Eric Schuck, and will report to Andrew S. Bryant, chief operating officer of Arrow’s global components and global enterprise computing solutions businesses. Mr. King previously served as president of Arrow’s components business in the Europe,…

The Power and Reach of Distribution

Component distributors are the closest thing the electronics industry has to Superman. That’s backed up by too many facts to be considered flattery. They do all the traditional things their group nomenclature – distributors – connotes but also much more. In fact, the largest distributors perform so many varied services for their customers (OEMs, EMS…

Arrow e-Commerce Push Energizes Verical Unit

Globalization and e-commerce have arguably stripped away many of the boundaries constraining the sale of electronic components. Regional franchises are all but extinct and global customers can better duplicate, port and execute their supply chain requirements across the globe. But silos that separate one unit of a business from the others still exist both internally…

Verical Doubles On-Hand Inventory

Verical, an Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) company, today announced that stocked electronic components on its online marketplace, Verical.com, have more than doubled since the beginning of the year, growing to nearly one million SKUs. This increase amounts to an additional $3 billion in traceable, warrantied and ready-to-ship components now available on the site—bringing the value…