Farnell, the Development Distributor, has strengthened its product organisation with appointments into two key roles on its Leadership Team. Lee Turner has been appointed as Global Head of Semiconductors & Single Board Computers and Simon Meadmore appointed as Global Head of IP&E (Inter-connect, Passives and Electro-mechanical). Both Lee and Simon will report to Chris Breslin, President of Farnell’s global businesses. Farnell operates as Newark in North America and element14 in APAC.
Lee joined Farnell in 2016 as Global Head of Operations – Sales, Marketing & Technical. As Global Head of Semiconductors & SBC, Lee is responsible for ensuring that customers and manufacturers continue to view Farnell as their global distributor of choice and the provider of cutting edge Semiconductor and SBC technologies. Lee has 25 years’ experience in the electronics industry and has held prior leadership roles in supplier development, product marketing and sales.