FORT WORTH, TEXAS – September 30, 2010 – Paul Andrews Jr., TTI President and CEO, announced today that Mike Morton has been promoted to President of TTI North America, overseeing all North American operations. The promotion is effective October 1, 2010.
Mr. Morton joined TTI in 1978 as a buyer when TTI still operated as Tex-Tronics. Mike excelled in all aspects of purchasing including inventory control, operations, and supplier relations. He quickly moved up to oversee TTI's product department. Since that time Mike has been involved in all aspects of TTI's operations and has been instrumental in the overall success of the company. As President of TTI, North America, Mr. Morton now assumes the additional responsibility for North American sales.
Mr. Gene Conahan's role will change to head up TTI's international businesses. In addition to his current role as President, TTI Europe, effective January 1, 2011, Gene will assume the role of acting President, TTI Asia.
Beginning in the fourth quarter, Mr. John Davidson will begin assisting Mouser Electronics as they extend their global presence in Asia. Over the past 10 years, Mr. Davidson established the TTI presence in Asia, building the TTI Asia organization to 11 branch locations serviced by three warehouses and over 250 employees. John will continue as a Senior Vice President while assuming his additional responsibilities with Mouser.
TTI, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a specialty distributor of passive, interconnect, electromechanical and discrete components. TTI is the distributor of choice for electronic manufacturers worldwide. TTI's extensive product line includes: resistors, capacitors, connectors, potentiometers, trimmers, magnetic circuit protection, filters, relays, switches, sensors and discrete semiconductor devices. TTI is recognized as the industry's leader in service and quality and provides a broad array of supply chain services to its customer base. Headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, TTI employs 2,000 with more than 50 locations throughout North America, Europe and Asia. For more information about TTI visit www.ttiinc.com. For more information about Berkshire Hathaway visit www.berkshirehathaway.com.