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    RS President Doug Moody

    LONDON, UK, 31 January 2022 – Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), a global omni-channel provider of product and service solutions, has announced the appointment of Doug Moody as the Group’s Chief Services Officer, reporting to CEO Lindsley Ruth. In this new role, Doug will accelerate the development and execution of a value-added services strategy to better serve customer needs and drive business growth.

    Doug’s experience includes large P&L leadership across multiple industries and diverse markets worldwide. His expertise at bringing together businesses and harmoniously leveraging their product and service offerings has delivered exceptional customer success and business performance in his former roles.

    Prior to Electrocomponents, Doug was COO of the Asia Pacific region of Johnson Controls, based in Singapore. Previously, he was President, Asia Pacific at Tyco before the merger with Johnson Controls. Before joining Tyco, Doug led FMC Technologies’ business in key global and regional executive leadership roles based in Asia Pacific and the Americas. 

    “Electrocomponents is a hugely ambitious organisation, and I am really excited to be joining at such a pivotal stage in the company’s transformational journey. With its proposition and reach to over 1.2 million customers worldwide, the Group has an enormous opportunity to strengthen its partnerships with them and ease their procurement requirements.” said Doug Moody. 

    Lindsley Ruth commented: “We are making good progress moving from a product company to a global, omni-channel product and service solutions business. Doug will play a key role in unlocking the growth potential of our product and service solutions globally; this is a strategic priority for us. We aim to provide our customers with a more consistent global value proposition offering an extensive range of product and service solutions that are tailored and delivered locally.”


    About Electrocomponents

    Electrocomponents plc is a global omni-channel provider of product and service solutions for designers, builders and maintainers of industrial equipment and operations. We stock more than 650,000 industrial and electronic products, sourced from over 2,500 leading suppliers, and provide a wide range of product and service solutions to over 1.2 million industrial customers. With operations in 32 countries, we trade through multiple channels and ship c. 60,000 parcels a day.

    We support customers across the product life cycle, whether via innovation and technical support at the design phase, improving time to market and productivity at the build phase, or reducing purchasing costs and optimising inventory in the maintenance phase. We offer our customers tailored product and service propositions that are essential for the successful operation of their businesses and help them save time and money.

    Electrocomponents plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange and in the year ended 31 March 2021 reported revenue of £2.0 billion. Electrocomponents plc has nine operating brands: RS Components, Allied Electronics & Automation, RS PRO, OKdo, DesignSpark, IESA, Synovos, Needlers and Liscombe.