Rebeca Obregon, president of Farnell.

Appointment as President of Farnell

  • Avnet has announced the appointment, effective July 1, 2024, of Rebeca Obregon as the new president of Farnell, distributor of electronic components and test instruments.

“Since joining the Avnet management team last year, Rebeca has demonstrated to our manufacturers, customers, partners and employees her deep commitment to delivering results,” said Phil Gallagher, CEO of the Avnet Group, of which Farnell is a part.

Rebeca Obregon previously held the position of Senior Vice President of Strategic Business Engagements and Supplier Management, where she led Avnet’s Unit, Speed and Integration business units, the management and strategy of IP&E manufacturers (interconnect, passive components and electromechanical), as well as mergers and acquisitions.

Rebeca Obregon has over 30 years’ experience in the semiconductor industry, where she has overseen teams and companies from their inception to global scale. Before joining Avnet in 2023, she was corporate vice president at Amkor Technology. She holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Arizona State University, and an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from National Technological University.