Farnell element14 awarded High Service Distributor of the Year, EMEA for 2018 by Bel Europe

Left to right: Peter Walmsley, director – EMEA Distribution, Cinch Connectivity Solutions; Pete Bittner, president Bel Connectivity Solutions; Dan Bernstein, president and CEO; Chris Breslin, president, Premier Farnell and Farnell element14; Jade Gallagher, supplier account manager, IP&E, Farnell element14; Andy Jones, European distribution manager, Bel; Jeff Uden, global D
director IP&E, Farnell element14

Farnell element14, the development distributor, has been named High Service Distributor of the Year for EMEA by Bel Europe. The award was presented to Farnell element14 at electronica 2018 based on sales growth achieved by the business underpinned by a strong and growing partnership and investment in inventory.

Chris Breslin, president of Premier Farnell and Farnell element14 said: “This award is testament to the progress our business has made over the last 18 months; driven by significant investment in inventory and logistics and our ongoing focus on delivering a multichannel route to market for our supplier partners. We have worked closely with our partners at Bel, to develop our partnership further and maximise the opportunities created by broader and deeper stocking in our Belgium and UK-based warehouses.”

Paul Ochmann, director of Sales for Bel Europe, added:“Bel is thrilled with Farnell element14’s growth over this past year, in EMEA. Through a mutual collaboration on new product introductions, marketing and sales growth, Bel has been able to enhance our products/brands, available inventory and brought our teams closer together.”

Bel products are available for same day shipping from Farnell element14. 


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