Premier Farnell receives Best Global Performance award 2019 from TDK


Premier Farnell, the Development Distributor, has received the Gold Award for Best Global Performance FY 2019 from TDK. The award recognises excellence in key areas such as business performance, inventory management and operations, delivered globally through Premier Farnell’s business: Farnell in EMEA, Newark in North America and element14 in Asia Pacific.

Premier Farnell has held a franchise with TDK for over 15 years and has built a strong relationship during this period, focused on delivering value for Premier Farnell customers and TDK.

Chris Breslin, President of Premier Farnell said: “This award is testament to the strong relationship we have built with TDK as one of our key supplier partners. It is important to us to support our supplier partners, and help them deliver against their strategy, whilst providing our customers with access to market leading components to support their design and production journeys. I am delighted that our continued focus on delivering a multichannel route to market and close working relationship with TDK has been recognized with this award.”

Dietmar Jaeger, General Manager of Global Sales Distribution at TDK added: “I am happy to be able to present the award to Premier Farnell this year, seeing the positive impact of the Avnet-Farnell relationship. Premier Farnell has been our strong partner in Europe for so many years, and now this is paying off globally.”

The award was presented to Premier Farnell at EDS in Las Vegas during May.

TDK products are available from Farnell in EMEA, Newark in North America and element14 in Asia Pacific.


About us

Premier Farnell is a global technology leader with over 80 years in the high service distribution of technology products and solutions for electronic system design, production, maintenance and repair. Premier Farnell uses this experience to support its broad customer base, from hobbyists to engineers, maintenance engineers and buyers as ‘The Development Distributor’, working with leading brands and start-ups to develop new products for market, and supporting the industry as it seeks to develop the current and next generation of engineers.

Premier Farnell is a business unit of Avnet (Nasdaq: AVT). Premier Farnell trades as Farnell element14 in Europe, Newark element14 in North America, and element14 throughout Asia Pacific. The Premier Farnell Group is supported by a global supply chain of more than 3,500 suppliers and has an extensive inventory profile developed to anticipate and meet the needs of innovative customers everywhere. Premier Farnell sells direct to consumers through a network of resellers, and its CPC business in the UK.

For more information, visit the website at http://www.premierfarnell.com