Avnet Abacus Wins Distributor of the Year from Molex

Avnet Abacus receives the top distributor award for a substantial contribution to sales growth across the region

Poing, Germany, 9th May, 2018: Avnet Abacus, one of Europe’s leading interconnect, passive, electro-mechanical and power distributors and a regional business unit of Avnet (NYSE:AVT),  was presented with three awards by Molex, a global provider of complete interconnect solutions.

For the second consecutive year, Molex has named Avnet Abacus EMEA Distributor of the Year. This year’s award, recognising 2017 achievements, also saw Avnet Abacus succeed in two additional categories: Northern Europe Distributor of the Year, with credit to the UK team; and France, Benelux and South Africa Distributor of the Year, highlighting the successes of the Benelux team.

Avnet Abacus was selected as the outstanding channel collaborator for their excellent work in areas such as market engagement, year-over-year growth and project conversion rate.

Paul Keenan, sales director – distribution Europe, Molex commented: “Avnet Abacus continues to deliver top-class sales performance across our technology range – a testament to the excellent leadership and technical know-how of the team, which continues to inspire confidence in our customers. This is a significant factor in our company’s sustained growth in Europe. These awards are thoroughly deserved.”

“Once again, our close working relationship with Molex has resulted in benefits across the supply chain, spanning many markets,” said Alan Jermyn, vice president marketing, Avnet Abacus. “These awards represent a shared success and we are particularly thrilled that the contributions of our teams in the UK and in Benelux were individually recognised this year and combined with EMEA Distributor of the Year.”

Avnet Abacus is an authorised distributor of Molex advanced interconnect and switching solutions throughout Europe.


Members of the collaborative team at Avnet Abacus and Molex Industry Europe.


About Avnet Abacus
Avnet Abacus is a pan-European demand creation distributor specialising in interconnect, passive, electromechanical, power supply and battery products. Avnet Abacus’ extensive product range and exceptional line card is supported by a team of over 50 product specialists based across Europe, delivering technical expertise and technology focused initiatives. Avnet Abacus is a regional business unit of Avnet, (NYSE:AVT). For more information, visit: www.avnet-abacus.eu or follow us on http://www.twitter.com/Avnet_Abacus

About Avnet
From idea to design and from prototype to production, Avnet supports customers at each stage of a product’s lifecycle. A comprehensive portfolio of design and supply chain services makes Avnet the go-to guide for innovators who set the pace for technological change. For nearly a century, Avnet has helped its customers and suppliers around the world realize the transformative possibilities of technology. Learn more about Avnet at: www.avnet.com.

For further information:
Lisa Rees - Marketing Communications Manager
Avnet Abacus
T: +44 (0)1628 512940
M: +44 (0)7872 118277
Email: lisa.rees@avnet-abacus.eu

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