Mouser Electronics, Inc., the authorised global distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, is pleased to announce that Les Balamut, Mouser director of supplier management, has been honoured by Neutrik USA with the 2016 Supplier Manager Excellence Award for Lifetime Outstanding Support.
Balamut, who has managed the Neutrik line at Mouser since 2009, was cited specifically for a history of outstanding performance, deep knowledge of the Neutrik product line, and overall outstanding support over the years.
“I would like to thank the Neutrik team. I am greatly honoured to receive this award,” said Balamut. “This would not have been possible without the support of my colleagues as well as the atmosphere of cooperation and excellence that is deeply rooted in the culture here at Mouser.”
Balamut joined Mouser in June 2005. He has global responsibility for supplier relationships, selection, pricing and inventory of key interconnect lines. Additionally, he is responsible for developing and executing strategic initiatives for continued and sustained growth. He manages and communicates the direction of the suppliers and ensures understanding across all stakeholders.
Neutrik is the leading global manufacturer of professional entertainment connector systems and has developed state-of-the-art connectors for nearly 40 years. Neutrik’s product range includes XLR connectors, plugs, jacks, speaker-connectors, patch panels, power connectors, and special connectors for industrial applications, all of which are available from Mouser.
In recent years, Mouser has won several performance awards from Neutrik USA, including the 2015 Outstanding Performance Silver Award, the 2014 Setting Standards Award for Cooperative Marketing and Technical Support/New Design. In 2013, Neutrik recognized Mouser with the Outstanding Performance Silver Award and Distributor of the Year Award.