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EBV Elektronik Appoints Thomas Staudinger as President

Thomas Staudinger follows Slobodan Puljarevic and will lead EBV into the future.

Poing, Germany, 20th October 2020 – EBV Elektronik, an Avnet company (NASDAQ: AVT), announced today that it is appointing Thomas Staudinger as President EBV Elektronik as of January 1, 2021. In this role he will continue to report to Slobodan Puljarevic, President Avnet EMEA, Global Design Chain & Supplier Management.

Mr. Staudinger who currently holds the position of Senior Vice President Sales & Demand Creation, joined EBV in 2012 and since then has reshaped EBV’s vertical segments, supplier marketing, marketing communications and since mid-2018, the EBV sales organization. Before that he spent 5 years in various senior executive sales & marketing roles at NXP Semiconductors. Being trained in finance and electrical engineering (grad.), he started his career at Siemens in 1992, quickly advancing, joined Giesecke & Devrient and Infineon, before moving to NXP in 2007.

“The success of EBV has always and will continue to be paramount for Avnet EMEA. Organic growth from our own technical strength and customer focus has created a culture of continuity and leadership development from within and helped the company to become the leading demand creation force in the industry. Thomas’s promotion is based on this spirit of continuity and vision”, explains Slobodan Puljarevic, current President EBV Elektronik and President Avnet EMEA. “We are entering a decisive phase in our industry where intelligent business models, a customer-centric value proposition and execution excellence are more important than ever. Thomas and the EBV team have the expertise and commitment to help our business partners excel.“

About EBV Elektronik 

EBV Elektronik, an Avnet (NASDAQ:AVT) company, was founded in 1969 and is the leading specialist in European semiconductor distribution. EBV maintains its successful strategy of personal commitment to customers and excellent services. 240 Technical Sales Specialists provide a strong focus on a selected group of long-term manufacturing partners. 120 continuously trained Application Specialists offer extensive application know-how and design expertise. With the EBVchips Program, EBV, together with its customers, defines and develops new semiconductor products. Targeted customers in selected growth markets will be supported by the Vertical Sales Segments. Warehouse operations, complete logistics solutions, and value-added services such as programming, taping & reeling, and laser marking are fulfilled by Avnet Logistics, EBV’s logistical backbone, and Europe’s largest service center. EBV operates from 65 offices in 29 countries throughout EMEA (Europe – Middle East – Africa). For more information about EBV Elektronik, please visit

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