Electrocomponents names new Allied Electronics president

Jan. 26, 2017
Steve Newland will join Electrocomponents in February and will report directly to CEO Lindsley Ruth.

"I am thrilled to be joining Allied at this exciting time. It’s a terrific business with a strong brand and an ambitious team," said Newland.

Oxford, England-based electronics distributor Electrocomponents plc has appointmented Steve Newland as president of Allied Electronics, Electrocomponents' operations in North America. He will join the company in February as a member of the executive management team and will report to CEO Lindsley Ruth.

According to a Electrocomponents, Newland will be responsible for driving growth in the Americas. He brings more than 30 years of experience as a senior sales and operations executive, the last six of which he spent at Mouser Electronics as a senior vice president.