Panasonic honours Arrow, Mouser and Codico in 2016 Distribution Awards

December 06, 2016 Event

 Panasonic Automotive & Industrial Systems Europe has announced its three 2016 distribution awards: Arrow is named Broadline Distributor of the year; Mouser Electronics has been honoured with the title of High Service Distributor of the year; and Codico picks up the Demand Creation Distributor award.

Arrow – Broadline Distributor of the Year Award

“We are very pleased that Arrow has won this award”, said Naohiro Yamamoto, Product Marketing Director, Panasonic. "Our channel partners and distributors are a vital part of Panasonic, and Arrow has successfully proven its ability to serve our authorized partners with both pre and post-sales support. Arrow is committed to delivering industry-leading customer service, and we are thrilled to recognize the company for its excellent sales growth. We congratulate Arrow for being named the 2016 Panasonic Broadline Distributor of the Year, and we thank them for the fantastic work they do addressing the needs of our partners.”

Matthias Hutter, vice president, Marketing and Engineering, Arrow PEMCO, EMEA says: “We are honoured to be named for the third time in a row as Distributor of the Year, Panasonic. This award is a result of our talented Panasonic team at Arrow which is strategically aligned with our channel partners. Our team’s collaborative efforts have allowed us to create a more efficient and seamless workflow that has delivered outstanding results. We look forward to continued growth and success together with Panasonic.”

Arrow & Panasonic award
 

 

 

 

 


Angela Schwarz // Panasonic, Key Account Manager 

Billy Ogano // Panasonic, Debuty Director 

Andreas Botond // Arrow, Supplier Business Manager 

Mitsutoshi Shigeta // Panasonic, MD DSBD 

Matthias Hutter // Arrow, VP Product Management 

Maximilian Jakob // Panasonic, Product Director 

Axel Prauss // Arrow, Director Marketing 

Dietlind Vinson // Arrow, Director Passive Components

(left to right)

Mouser – High Service Distributor Award

Commenting on the High Service Award, Maximilian Jakob, Panasonic’s Product Director, Product Marketing Department said: “We have been very impressed with Mouser’s activity to promote Panasonic in Europe. Based on POS Sales and customer acquisition, Mouser is now a leading player for Panasonic in the High Service channel sales space in Europe, and I would like to congratulate their teams and thank everyone concerned for their support of our line.”

Added Graham Maggs, VP Marketing Europe at Mouser: “Panasonic is a great example of a franchise that matches the needs of our customers: they deliver a wide technology portfolio of parts – Grid-Eye sensors, innovative PGS thermal management material, GaN semiconductors, communications ICs and a very wide range of high performance capacitors – which enable designers to create new products that have a performance or commercial market advantage.”

Panasonic honours Arrow, Mouser and Codico in 2016 Distribution Awards

 

 

 

 

 


 

Ian Needham // Panasonic, Team Leader Distribution Sales  

Graham Maggs // Mouser, VP Marketing EMEA  

Mitsutoshi Shigeta // Panasonic, MD DSBD 

Maximilian Jakob // Panasonic, Product Director 

Mark Burr-Lonnon // Mouser, President Europe 

Mark Patrick // Mouser, Supplier Account Manager

(left to right)

 

Codico – Demand Creation Distribution Award

Ian Needham, Panasonic’s Team Leader Distribution Sales was happy to give Codico the award for Demand Creation. He said:  “Codico is a very forward-looking company, always ready to embrace new technologies and address new markets. They have been very successful in identifying new opportunities for us and I am delighted to recognise their success.”

Added Thomas Jell, VP Sales & Marketing Passive Components at Codico: “We are keen to work with dynamic, innovative partners. Panasonic is an excellent example of such a supplier and we enjoy the open communication that has developed as a result of the strong partnership that we have between our two companies. We are honoured to receive this award and thank Panasonic very much.”

Panasonic honours Arrow, Mouser and Codico in 2016 Distribution Awards

 

 

 

 

 


Silvio Ganzer // Panasonic, Account Manager Product Marketing 

Roland Trimmel // Codico, Product Marketing Passive 

Thomas Jell // Codico, Sales Manager Passive 

Maximilian Jakob // Panasonic, Product Director 

Sven Krumpel // Codico, CEO 

Billy Ogano // Panasonic, Debuty Director

(left to right)

Please download the Press Release about the award winners here