Avnet Receives Team and Individual Accolades from TDK-Lambda Americas

Thursday, June 16, 2016 4:00 am MST



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@AvnetDesignWire recognized for superior sales performance and outstanding support and commitment by @tdklambda

PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, was recently named 2016 Best Performing National Distributor by TDK-Lambda Americas, for reaching a record-high $12M in point of sale (POS) for the year in North America. In addition, Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas’ Director of Supplier Management Doug Barker was recognized by TDK-Lambda Americas for his outstanding support and commitment.

In 2015, Avnet earned TDK-Lambda America’s Distributor of the Year honors for setting the company’s previous all-time high POS of $10M.

“When TDK-Lambda named Avnet its Distributor of the Year last year, the company said it was ‘the first step towards greater sales goals and milestones as we work together in the future,’” said Ed Smith, president, Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas. “For Avnet to earn this recognition for the second straight year is a tremendous accomplishment for each member of the team, particularly Doug, whose leadership and professionalism have been instrumental in building the strong spirit of collaboration between our two companies. I can’t wait to see what we can accomplish in the year to come as we look to provide customers with industry-leading power supply solutions, backed by unparalleled design and supply chain support.”

“Avnet’s outstanding sales performance has earned them our Distributor of the Year honors for the second year in a row,” said Juliet Fajardo, director national distribution sales, TDK-Lambda Americas. “This performance is a testament to a great working relationship, solid business plan and a strong tenacity on execution to get the job done. All at TDK-Lambda Americas are proud of our partnership with Avnet.”

TDK-Lambda Americas, a group company of TDK Corporation, is recognized as the world's leading manufacturer of high power and high voltage programmable AC to DC power supplies. For more information on TDK products available through Avnet, please visit

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