VP of Global Distribution Sales
1/1/2018 to 12/31/2019
Phil Sansone is the VP Global Distribution Sales at Microsemi Corp since April 2014. During this time he has led numerous changes to Microsemi’s approach to the channel, both structurally and philosophically. Prior to joining Microsemi, he spent 33 years in distribution in various sales and marketing leadership roles. He started in the industry in 1981 with Schweber Electronics in NY, and relocated to San Diego in 1993 to join Memec. While at Memec, Phil was involved in the accelerated growth of the Insight division, started the Impact division, and then was President of the Unique group. When Avnet acquired Memec in 2005 he became Senior VP of the Avnet Memec Sales organization, with a strong emphasis on demand creation execution, until the end of 2012. Prior to joining Microsemi, he spent a year at Future Electronics overseeing their Asia engineering and demand creation efforts. Given the many years of distribution experience, including P&L management Phil has a unique perspective on the industry from both the supplier and distribution side of the business and likes to develop relationships built on trust. Phil graduated from New York Institute of Technology with in BS in Business Administration in 1981.