Farnell recognised as Highest Performing E-Commerce Partner Europe for 2020 by Bourns

Joshua Ahern from Farnell received Bourns MVP award for his focused efforts and engagement with Bourns

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Farnell, a global multi-channel distributor of electronic components, and an Avnet company, has been recognised by Bourns as the 2020 Highest Performing E-Commerce Partner. Bourns presented the award to acknowledge Farnell’s exceptional sales support that contributed to the company’s EMEA business growth over the last year.

The award reflects Farnell’s outstanding performance in enhancing user experience as more customers make use of online channels and services, making it easier than ever for engineers and designers to find and order the right products for their projects.

In recognition of individuals who go the extra mile and have contributed significantly to the joint success of both companies in 2020, Joshua Ahern, Product Manager, Passives at Farnell was honoured with the MVP award for his significant contribution to the business development and promotion of Bourns products.

Simon Meadmore, Head, IP&E, at Farnell said: “We greatly appreciate this recognition from Bourns. The award is a testament to the hard work and dedication of Farnell staff across the globe to ensure we deliver the highest quality service for both our supplier partners and our customers.

“We have invested in the functionality of our website to ensure our customers continue to receive a high-quality service at every stage of their design to production journey, regardless of where they are based, and we look forward to continued success for both companies.”

"We are grateful for the outstanding contribution Farnell made to our success in EMEA. Bourns relies heavily on long-standing distribution sales relationships for many reasons including our distributors' excellent technical support, flexible supply chain logistics, and willingness to stock inventory so that we can support the shortest lead times possible for end customers,” said Ferdinand Leicher, Vice President of EMEA Sales at Bourns.

He continued: “We look forward to continuing to strengthen our relationship with Farnell that will enable us to provide the component solutions our mutual customers require to stay competitive and prosperous.” Bourns is a leading manufacturer and supplier of position and speed sensors, circuit protection solutions, magnetic components, microelectronic modules, panel controls and resistive products. Headquartered in Riverside, California, USA, Bourns serves a broad range of markets, including telecommunications, computer, industrial, instrumentation, automotive, consumer, non-critical life support medical, audio, and various other market segments.


About us

Farnell Global is a fast and reliable distributor of products and technology for electronic and industrial system design, maintenance and repair.  From research and design through prototype to production, Farnell helps its customers access the products and services they need 24/7.  With more than 80 years of experience, 47 localised websites, and a dedicated team of over 3,500 employees, Farnell provides every component its customers need to build the technology of tomorrow.

Farnell Global trades as Farnell in Europe, Newark in North America, and element14 in Asia Pacific.  It also sells direct to consumers through its CPC business in the UK.

Farnell Global has been part of the established global technology distributor, Avnet (Nasdaq: AVT), since 2016. Today, this relationship allows the company to support its customers at every stage of the product life cycle, offering a truly unique distribution model, as well as expertise in end-to-end delivery and product design.

For more information, visit http://www.farnell.com/