Pointe Claire, Quebec ( Webnewswire ) December 12, 2016 – Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components with corporate headquarters in Montreal, Quebec, and its President, Robert Miller, recently observed the 40th anniversary of Rick Hawron’s employment with the company.
As a Corporate Vice-President, Mr. Hawron is responsible for Future Electronics’ global EMS customers. He first joined Future in 1976 as an Account Manager in Montreal, then relocated to Toronto in 1977, where he was a Sales Manager until moving to Vancouver and becoming a Regional Director in 1979. In 1985, he relocated to San Jose, California as Regional Vice-President, responsible for all operations in Western North America. He returned to Montreal in 1987 to assume the role of Vice-President WW Product Marketing until 1990, when he relocated to London, England as Managing Director of Europe. Next, he moved to Singapore in 1996, after being promoted to the position of Managing Director in Asia. In 2001, he again returned to Montreal, as Corporate Vice-President, responsible for a number of key business segments on a worldwide basis. In 2004, he returned to San Jose, California as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales responsible for Sipex until the successful merger with Exar Corporation, and then he returned to Montreal in 2007 to assume his current role as Corporate Vice-President at the Future Electronics’ headquarters in Montreal.
Mr. Hawron is a graduate of the DeVry Institute of Technology. His hobbies include collecting Asian art, and home renovation. He enjoys playing soccer, tennis, and table tennis. Mr. Hawron is married, and has 3 children as well as a grandchild.
The Founder and President of Future Electronics, Robert Miller, often refers to employees as being “the company’s greatest asset.” The company places a high value on the dedication of its employees, and milestone anniversaries are recognized with personalized cards, plaques, free meal vouchers, and other gifts based on their length of tenure.
About Future Electronics
Future Electronics is a global leader in electronics distribution, ranking 3rd in component sales worldwide, with an impressive reputation for developing efficient, comprehensive global supply chain solutions. Founded in 1968 by President Robert Miller, the company has established itself as one of the most innovative organizations in the industry today, with 5,000 employees in 169 offices in 44 countries around the world. Future Electronics is globally integrated, with one worldwide IT infrastructure providing real-time inventory availability and access, while enabling full integration of its operations, sales and marketing worldwide. Offering the highest level of service, the most advanced engineering capabilities and technical solutions through all stages of the design-production cycle, and the largest available-to-sell inventory in the world, Future’s mission is always to Delight the CustomerÂ®. For more information, visit www.FutureElectronics.com.
Martin H. Gordon
Director, Corporate Communications
514-694-7710 (ext. 2236)