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Weidi Zhu promoted to Business President of element14

04 July, 2019

Development distributor Farnell has appointed Weidi Zhu to the role of Business President of element14, its distribution business in APAC.


Universal Robots appoints ANZ Country Manager

20 February, 2019

Universal Robots, a pioneer in collaborative robot technology, has announced the appointment of industry veteran Peter Hern in the role of ANZ Country Manager.


Quantum computing pioneer elected to Royal Society

11 May, 2018

Less than four months after being named 2018 Australian of the Year, Professor Michelle Simmons has another significant string to add to her bow.


STMicroelectronics announces changes to leadership team

29 January, 2018

STMicroelectronics has announced the retirement of Carlo Bozotti as sole member of the managing board, as well as president and CEO of the company.


RS Components appoints Chris Poullaos as ANZ country manager

29 November, 2017

RS Components, the trading brand of Electrocomponents, has appointed Chris Poullaos as its country manager for Australia and New Zealand.


Omron appoints new director for Oceania

21 August, 2017

Automation company Omron Asia Pacific has appointed a new director for its operations in the Oceania region.


Allied Electronics welcomes new president

07 February, 2017

Electronics distributor Electrocomponents has announced the appointment of Steve Newland as president of its subsidiary, Allied Electronics.


Southco appoints MD for Asia Pacific

31 January, 2017

Southco, a provider of engineered access hardware solutions, has announced the appointment of Jay Lu as managing director of Southco Asia Pacific.


Rockwell Automation elects new CEO

26 April, 2016

Rockwell Automation has announced the election of Blake D Moret, a 30-year veteran of the company, as its president and CEO, effective 1 July 2016.


Renesas announces new representative director, president and CEO

18 April, 2016

Renesas Electronics has announced changes to its representative directors, in line with the company's new growth strategy to thrive in the global marketplace.


Electronics companies accused of forced and child labour

10 February, 2016

Over 50 electronics companies fail to make the grade on forced labour, child labour and exploitation, according to The 2016 Electronics Industry Trends report released by Baptist World Aid and Not For Sale.


New Chief Scientist to drive innovation and commercialisation

25 January, 2016

Dr Alan Finkel AO, a renowned engineer, neuroscientist, entrepreneur and philanthropist, begins his three-year term as Australia's Chief Scientist today.


congatec accelerates global expansion with new appointment

14 January, 2016

congatec, a supplier of embedded computer modules, single board computers (SBCs) and embedded design and manufacturing (EDM) services, has appointed Fred Barden as vice president, worldwide sales to support its global expansion plans.


Australian engineer to head global engineering body

10 December, 2015 by Engineers Australia

Australian engineer Dr Marlene Kanga AM has been elected to the position of president-elect of the World Federation of Engineering Organisations.


Australian electronics researcher among world's best

30 November, 2015

UNSW Scientia Professor Michelle Simmons has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for her groundbreaking research developing atomic-scale electronics.


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