Avnet Asia Pacific announced the promotion of Prince Yun to the president of Avnet Asia Pacific. Yun reports to Phil Gallagher, global president of electronic components at Avnet. Most recently, Yun was sales president for Avnet Asia.
In his new role, Yun will lead Avnet’s multi-billion dollar business in the Asia Pacific. He will be responsible for the region’s sales, supplier relationships, product marketing, and business operations.
“This is a time of tremendous opportunity for Avnet to extend our best-in-class solutions across the industry. We support customers at every stage of their product lifecycle to reduce the time, cost and complexities of bringing products to market. Together with our end-to-end Internet of Things solutions and extensive ecosystem of experts, Avnet brings even greater value to our customers as a single partner resource,” said Prince Yun.
Yun possesses strong business acumen, deep knowledge of the industry, sales expertise, and experience managing a multi-million dollar business. He is a veteran leader with more than 30 years of experience in the semiconductor industry. He joined Avnet Asia as part of its 1988 acquisition of Mercuries & Associates. During his term as regional president, Taiwan, and South Asia, the company was named among the “Best Companies to Work for” in Taiwan, Singapore, and India in 2018.
Phil Gallagher, global president, electronic components, commented, “Prince knows this industry well, has built great relationships and will create new forms of value for our customers and suppliers by leveraging the unique capabilities of our ecosystem. This is a well-deserved promotion for Prince, and I know he will have a strong impact in his new role.”
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