Arrow Electronics, Inc.
1/1/2014 to 12/31/2016
Alan Bird is president, Americas, for the global components segment of Arrow Electronics, Inc. He is responsible for all relationships, sales and people-management for the Americas components business. Alan is a seasoned sales executive with nearly 25 years of experience in the electronics industry and a demonstrated ability to serve the global electronics marketplace. He previously has served as vice president of Arrow’s global alliance division and as head of Arrow’s components business in Latin America. Prior to joining Arrow in 2006, Alan spent 14 years at Future Electronics, where he held various management positions of increasing responsibility. Earlier in his career, Alan served for six years at Texas Instruments. Alan holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Pennsylvania State University and has completed coursework toward a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Detroit.