Andover, Mass. Vicor Corp. has signed a global distribution agreement with Future Electronics. The global distributor will begin a phased rollout of Vicor’s products in August 2011.
The power products manufacturer also appointed Richard Begen as its vice president of global distribution to drive the company’s global distribution strategies. Begen, most recently a principal of LJ James, LLC, a consulting business focused on sales and channel management strategy, brings more than 20 years of global sales and distribution channel experience to Vicor.
“The distribution channel is a critical element in Vicor’s go-to-market strategy,” said Philip Davies, Vicor’s vice president of global sales and marketing, in a statement. “Vicor’s innovative products deliver a compelling advantage through efficiency and power density. Rich’s wealth of experience in sales, channel strategy and business management will greatly advance our efforts to meet the diverse needs of Vicor’s growing list of customers.”