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

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/