Avnet Memec adds Experience to its Marketing Team

Poing, Germany, 25 March 2014 – Avnet Memec, an Avnet Inc. (NYSE: AVT) company, has appointed a dedicated Technical Marketing Manager to further develop its Space and Hi-Rel business opportunities in Europe.

Paul Leys is joining Avnet Memec to deliver a pan-European strategy to grow the Space & Hi-Rel business across all relevant suppliers as well as managing the E2V and Micross lines directly. Paul will join the Technical Marketing Management team reporting to Bill Walker, in addition to covering a number of customers in Central Europe.

“Avnet Memec has an outstanding portfolio of market leading suppliers to the Space & Hi-Rel industries and we have always offered outstanding technical and design support” commented Bill Walker, Vice President Technical Marketing Avnet Memec? “Paul brings outstanding specific sales and technical marketing experience and I am sure he will be a great asset to our team”

Paul joins Avnet Memec from MSC Vertriebs GmbH where he has held the position of Hi-Rel sales manager for Central and Eastern Europe for the last 22 years. He brings extensive experience of the European electronics markets and holds a BSc Honours degree in Electronics and Electrical Engineering from the University of Edinburgh.

About Avnet Memec

Avnet Memec, a business unit of Avnet Electronics Marketing EMEA, is a highly specialised semiconductor distributor, operating on a pan-European basis and employing a significant number of engineers to support customers’ design efforts. Avnet Memec specialises in highly innovative suppliers and technologies, which will help a variety of customers to differentiate their designs. Its area of specialisation extends from Analog and Microcontrollers to RF, Datacom and Networking. The business unit operates out of 31 offices in 19 European countries and represents major semiconductor franchises on a pan-European basis. www.avnet-memec.eu

Media Contact Avnet Memec

Tom Oelschlaeger – Director Marketing & Communications

Avnet Memec

Phone: +49 (0) 8121 775 146

E-Mail: tom.oelschlaeger@avnet-memec.eu  

Press Contact:

Nicki Langley    

Neesham Public Relations

Tel: +44 (0) 1622 862667


Photo caption: Paul Leys is joining Avnet Memec to grow the Space & Hi-Rel business across Europe