Wilmington, MA (PRWEB) January 06, 2016
As part of its ongoing evolution in the sensor business, leading electronics distributor Heilind Electronics has announced the hiring of Glen MacGibbon in the newly created position of Vice President of Business Development - Sensors.
Glen comes to Heilind with 27+ years in sensors, most recently as VP of Sales driving both the Industrial and Channel Markets for TE Connectivity -- where he was responsible for developing and growing TE Sensor Solutions. Prior to TE, he was Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing with Measurement Specialties (before it was acquired by TE in October 2014). Glen also obtained valuable experience through his prior positions at AMP, Pennwalt, and DuPont Electronics, and holds both a BS in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA.
In his new role, MacGibbon will report to Heilind Vice President Alan Clapp. “Glen’s expertise and proven track record make him the perfect candidate to drive Heilind’s sensor business. This is the next-generation connectivity that will fuel an increasing number of applications. With Glen’s direction, I look forward to making Heilind the go-to distributor for sensors and other smart technology.”
The addition of this new position will not only give Heilind Electronics an advantage in the growing sensor marketplace, but will also facilitate the company’s overall growth and product diversity.
About Heilind Electronics
Founded in 1974, Heilind Electronics, Inc. (http://www.heilind.com/http://www.heilindasia.com) is one of the world's leading distributors of connectors, relays, sensors, switches, thermal management and circuit protection products, terminal blocks, wire and cable, wiring accessories, and insulation and identification products. Heilind has locations throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Germany, Singapore, Hong Kong, and China. Follow Heilind on Facebook at facebook.com/Heilind and on Twitter at twitter.com/Heilind.