January 2, 1996 |
Condor Inc., an Oxnard producer of power supplies for medical equipment and other markets, has appointed Time Electronics, a unit of Avnet Inc., as a worldwide distributor of its products. Michael Kirkowski, Condor's executive vice president of sales and marketing, said he expected the arrangement with Time to increase Condor's product availability and improve deliveries. Condo makes direct-current power supplies.
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March 28, 2000 |
Need2Buy.com in Westlake Village, a business-to-business online marketplace for buyers and sellers of electronic components, has named William C. Cacciatore as vice president of strategic alliances. Cacciatore will begin his new job April 4. Cacciatore previously was president of Avnet Inc.'s Electronic Marketing and Electrical/Engineering Division, a member of Avnet's board of directors, and executive vice president of Worldwide Operations for Hamilton/Avnet Electronics.
August 19, 1999 |
In the second high-level departure in as many months from Irvine-based subsidiaries of VEBA Electronics, the head of Wyle Electronics has resigned to take another position at another technology company, VEBA said Wednesday. Michael Rohleder had been named chief executive of Wyle Electronics almost immediately after the semiconductor distributor was acquired by VEBA in August, 1997.
February 5, 2000 |
Wyle Electronics, an Irvine electronics distributing company, has prevailed in a lawsuit alleging it engaged in unfair competition against rival Hall-Mark Electronics Corp. A Florida state court jury found that Wyle did not conspire to undermine a competitor by hiring 78 Hall-Mark employees, as alleged by Phoenix-based Avnet Inc., Hall-Mark's parent company and the second-largest U.S. distributor of electronic components and computer products.
December 27, 1988 |
Anthony R. Hamilton, a leading electronics industry executive who launched the nation's first semiconductor distribution company, has died at age 64. Hamilton, who died Thursday of liver cancer, had served since 1980 as chairman and chief executive officer of Avnet Inc., a New York-based electronics firm.
July 16, 2002 |
Avnet Inc. cut 775 jobs, a 6.5% reduction, and the second-biggest U.S. distributor of computer parts said fiscal fourth-quarter results trailed estimates as sales fell. Excluding certain costs, Avnet said in a preliminary look at results that it broke even on a per-share basis in the quarter ended June 28. The company was projected to earn 3 cents. Sales were about $100 million less than the $2.