Mouser Electronics Names Jeff Newell as Senior VP of Products
DALLAS & FORT WORTH, Texas -- March 7, 2013
Mouser Electronics, Inc., regarded as a top design engineering resource and
global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, today
announced the hiring of Jeff Newell as Mouser Senior Vice President of
Products, Actives and Passives.
Newell will oversee active and passive product categories, including
semiconductors, embedded solutions, development tools, optoelectronic, LEDs
and lighting. Newell comes to Mouser from Texas Instruments where most
recently he was Director of Distribution for the Americas.
“We are very pleased to welcome Jeff to the Mouser senior team,” said Glenn
Smith, Mouser’s President and CEO. “Jeff is a results-driven leader with over
20 years of experience in semiconductor sales, distribution and operations.
His experience and judgment will further strengthen our position globally and
he will make a great addition to our dynamic team.”
Smith said Newell will be working in tandem with Barry McConnell, Senior Vice
President of Interconnect and Electromechanical Products. Both Newell and
McConnell will guide the growth of Mouser’s product portfolio across all of
the categories to serve the distributor’s growing global customer base.
During his nearly 22 years at TI, Newell was director of Americas Business
Operations, Corporate Account Manager, Technical Sales Representative and
Technical Sales Associate. Newell has a BS in electrical engineering from
Kansas State University and an MBA from Southern Methodist University’s Cox
School of Business.
“I’ve always been impressed of how focused Mouser is on new products and
advanced technologies, and serving the needs of design engineers,” Newell
said. “I am very excited to join Mouser’s strong leadership team and leverage
my supply-chain experience, relationships and industry knowledge to contribute
to Mouser’s growth.”
Newell is an avid proponent of authorized distribution and a former board
member of ECIA (Electronic Component Industry Association). He served on the
committee that oversaw the merger of NEDA and ECA in 2010, and served on the
Board of Directors from 2006-2012. ECIA (the merged organization of NEDA and
ECA) manages the international EIA standards, EDI standards, many supply chain
guidelines, while working to protect the authorized supply chain of electronic
With its broad product line and unsurpassed customer service, Mouser caters to
design engineers and buyers by delivering What’s Next in advanced
technologies. Mouser offers customers 19 global support locations and stocks
the world’s widest selection of the latest semiconductors and electronic
components for the newest design projects.Mouser Electronics’ website is
updated daily and searches more than 10 million products to locate more than 3
million orderable part numbers available for easy online purchase. Mouser.com
also houses an industry-first interactive catalog, data sheets,
supplier-specific reference designs, application notes, technical design
information, and engineering tools.
About Mouser Electronics
Mouser Electronics, a subsidiary of TTI, Inc., is part of Warren Buffett's
Berkshire Hathaway family of companies. Mouser is an award-winning, authorized
semiconductor and electronic component distributor, focused on the rapid
introduction of new products and technologies to electronic design engineers
and buyers. Mouser.com features more than 3 million products online from more
than 450 manufacturers. Mouser publishes multiple catalogs per year providing
designers with up-to-date data on the components now available for the next
generation of electronic devices. Mouser ships globally to over 375,000
customers in 170 countries from its 492,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art facility
south of Dallas, Texas. For more information, visit http://www.mouser.com.
Mouser and Mouser Electronics are registered trademarks of Mouser Electronics,
Inc. All other products, logos, and company names mentioned herein may be
trademarks of their respective owners.
Further information, contact:
Kevin Hess, 817-804-3833
Vice President Technical Marketing
For press inquiries, contact:
Kelly DeGarmo, 817-804-7764
Media Communications Manager
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