TE Connectivity announces Avnet Abacus as 2018 EMEA Distributor of the Year Award winner

EMEA Distributor of the Year recognized at annual summit event

SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland – May 10, 2019 –TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, presented its 2018 Europe, the Middle East and Africa Distributor of the Year Award to Avnet Abacus April 9 during an awards ceremony in Berlin, Germany. TE recognizes top-performing distributors at the global and regional levels that excel in strategic categories that are matched to TE’s business initiatives and growth priorities. Avnet Abacus demonstrated growth in sales and customer count and continued investments in product training for their sales representatives.

“Achieving record regional point-of-sale (POS) growth in 2018, Avnet Abacus continues to drive applications-focused initiatives and expand mindshare,” said Sean Miller, vice president, Global Channel Sales. “Their commitment to driving strategic business initiatives have directly contributed to the region’s success this past year.”

“Avnet Abacus remains a valued partner of TE Connectivity, demonstrating strong sales and customer growth,” said Rabih Nehme, senior director, EMEA Channel Sales. “We are proud of their accomplishments in 2018 and look forward to continuing our collaborative partnership and serving our mutual customers.”

ABOUT TE CONNECTIVITY

TE Connectivity Ltd. is a $14 billion global technology and manufacturing leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. For more than 75 years, our connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, have enabled advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. With 80,000 employees, including more than 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at www.te.com and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat and Twitter.

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About Avnet Abacus
Avnet Abacus is a pan-European demand creationdistributor 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, (NASDAQ:AVT), with European headquarters in Belgium (Avnet Europe Comm. VA). For more information, visit: www.avnet-abacus.eu or follow us on http://www.twitter.com/Avnet_Abacus

About Avnet

Avnet is a global technology solutions provider with an extensive ecosystem delivering design, product, marketing and supply chain expertise for customers at every stage of the product lifecycle. We transform ideas into intelligent solutions, reducing the time, cost and complexities of bringing products to market. 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

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