Technology Industry Veteran Richard Hans to Join Flip Electronics as EVP, Capital Development

May 19, 2020: Atlanta, GA- Flip Electronics, a leading global provider of electronic components, is pleased to announce that Richard Hans has joined the company in the position of Executive Vice President, Capital Development. Mr. Hans has over 30 years of experience in multiple dynamic industries, having led the financial and operational organizations for Centrics Technology Group and PLH Automotive Group. He was a founder at Centrics, a global disruptor in the broad IT marketplace. He also served as a key executive for PLH, a fast-growing retail automotive group, eventually becoming dealer/owner. Over the past four years, he has assisted multiple start-ups, including Flip Electronics, with their strategic finance direction. He began his career as a CPA in Atlanta, rising to partner in his twenties.

“Rich has been involved in helping define Flip’s unique approach and model to focus on the challenges that end-of-life (EOL) and obsolescence brings to the semiconductor components supply chain since our inception.” Says Flip CEO, Jason Murphy. “As we scale our business through accelerated growth, the timing is perfect and we are excited to welcome Rich into this key role, to ensure the company’s strategic and working capital needs are met.”

Mr. Hans has a BS from Oglethorpe University here in Atlanta. As well, he completed CPA Graduate work at University of South Florida, sitting for and passing the CPA exam. In addition to extensive financial and operational corporate leadership experience, Mr. Hans has coached and advised senior executives and high performing teams, as a strategic board advisor. He currently serves as a Board Advisor for Cloud Rush, LLC, an Atlanta based company specializing in data center procurement and cloud migration.

About Flip Electronics

Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Flip Electronics has been an authorized distributor of obsolete semiconductor and electronic components since 2015. Flip works closely with their OEM and contract manufacturer clients and considers every aspect of the logistics and supply chain process while delivering exceptional solutions to best suit clients’ needs. These services help avoid costly shutdowns and provide customers with the confidence that they are not dealing in the gray market. With industry-leading suppliers and knowledge and supply chain management expertise, Flip assists clients in the sourcing, pricing, and delivery of all their component needs. Flip’s focus on global trends in manufacturing makes it a leader in the electronics industry. Learn more at or 800.958.4578 or email