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2018 America and EMEA Distributors of the Year

Feb 01 2019

Furthering its distribution strategy aimed at establishing strong and reliable global channel partners, Smiths Interconnect has honored its top business partners in the Americas and EMEA for their performance in 2018.

In the Americas, TTI Inc. was awarded both the Best Distributor for Absolute Growth and the Best Distributor for Design-in Activity, whilst RFMW Ltd. received the Best Distributor for Relative Growth award.

The ceremony took place in San Jose, California with the recognition bestowed by Smiths Interconnect’s President, Karen Bomba, and Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Paul Harris; reinforcing the importance of the distribution channel to the Smiths Interconnect organization.

TTI was also successful in the EMEA region, winning the Best Distributor for Absolute Growth award for the second consecutive year. The ceremony took place at TTI Europe’s headquarters in Maisach, Germany where Smiths Interconnect European personnel had the chance to visit the new warehouse and its innovative storage system.

Milexia AwardThe Best Distributor for Design-in Activity in EMEA went to Milexia, an important partner for RF and Microwave component sales in South Europe. The Best Distributor for Relative Growth award went to REI, an established partner for sales of high reliability connectors.

Paul Harris said, “We are delighted to honor our partners with these prestigious awards as recognition of their achievements.  Our channel partners have worked tirelessly this year and I thank them for their continuous efforts to promote Smiths Interconnect products.”   

“Smiths Interconnect places a tremendous value on our Distribution Partners.  Their activities are appreciated and critical to our organization’s success as illustrated by the significant participation at this year’s Distribution Awards ceremonies,” said Giuseppe Lancella, Vice President Business Development.

America Awards

America Awards

Left Picture: Karen Bomba, President, Smiths Interconnect; Jerilynn Johnston, Distribution Manager Americas; Rich Melendez, Director of Product Marketing, TTI Inc.; Paul Harris, VP Sales and Marketing . Right picture: Paul Harris; Jerilynn Johnston; Josh Levine, Vice President of Operations, RFMW; Karen Bomba

EMEA Awards

EMEA Awards

From Left: Markus Trowe, Director Product Marketing Connectors, TTI Europe; Ludwig Wolf, Plant Manager, Smiths Interconnect Germany; Simone Mogliazza, Customer Service, Smiths Interconnect Italy; Mario Patanè, Distribution Manager EMEA; Andrea Medica, Plant Manager, Smiths Interconnect Italy; Jinglei Ritzerfeld, Corporate Product Manager Connector, TTI Europe; Philippe Dagallier, Director of Customer Service, Smiths Interconnect EMEA; Johanna Hörhager, Corporate Product Buyer, TTI Europe; Benoit Capon, Plant Manager, Smiths Interconnect France; Ronald Velda, Supplier Marketing Director Connectors, TTI Europe