Murata Power Solutions Appoints North America Distribution Manager
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Murata Power Solutions, Inc.
11 Cabot Blvd.
Mansfield, MA, 02048
Press release date: May 5, 2009
Murata Power Solutions has announced the appointment of John Barnes as Distribution Manager for North America.
John Barnes comes to Murata Power Solutions after 30 years at what now is Lineage Power Systems. John brings a wealth of experience to the job from his years with what was then AT&T Microelectronics, then Tyco Power and most recently Lineage Power.
Beyond his experience in distribution, John has also managed rep territories, held sales management responsibilities for global accounts and led design engineering teams. This breadth of experience will immediately bring value to Murata Power Solutions' channel partners and customers.
In his new role John will be responsible for the overall management of all North America distribution activities that form a vital part of the company's overall strategic plan. His responsibilities encompass Murata Power Solutions' complete product range that includes DC/DC Converters, AC/DC Power Supplies, Magnetics, Data Acquisition devices and Panel Meters.
Commenting on the appointment, Bret Murphy, Director of Global Distribution at Murata Power Solutions, said: "I am delighted to welcome John to our team. His experience will prove invaluable in helping him meet the needs of our customers, and I am sure that his skills will enable us to further strengthen our position in the power sector across North America."
About Murata Power Solutions
Murata Power Solutions (www.murata-ps.com) is headquartered in Mansfield, Massachusetts, with over 1,300 employees, and locations in the USA, Canada, England, France, Germany, Singapore, Japan and China. Murata Power Solutions designs, manufactures and distributes DC/DC Converters, AC/DC Power Supplies, Magnetics, Data Acquisition devices and Panel Meters, and offers these products in custom, standard and modified-standard variations. These products, which are built to exacting requirements in ISO9000:2000-approved facilities, are typically used worldwide within telecommunications, computing, industrial and other high-tech applications.
Based in Kyoto Japan, Murata Manufacturing Company Ltd is one of the world's leading providers of ceramic based components, sensors, and AC/DC and DC/DC power solutions. Founded in 1950, the company has over 34,000 employees worldwide, and over $6.3 billion US in consolidated annual sales (as of March 31, 2008). Everywhere in the world, wherever you can reach, Murata's electronic components are always at work.
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