The award recognizes collaborative excellence that has increased Diodes’ brand awareness

Brussels, Belgium, 15th November 2023 – Avnet Silica, an Avnet company (NASDAQ: AVT), is pleased to announce that it has been named Best Distributor – Europe at the Diodes Incorporated Global Distributor Conference 2023.

The event was held to acknowledge the role that distributors play in Diodes’ global success and to collaborate on ideas and celebrate relationships. Diodes is one of the world’s leading providers of analog, discrete, logic, and mixed-signal semiconductors to automotive, industrial, computing, consumer electronics, and communications markets.

Avnet Silica won the accolade of Best Distributor – Europe for its contribution to the highest POS growth and the highest demand creation with the number of created opportunities and design registerable POS in 2023.

It was also accredited with strong collaboration throughout Europe, increasing Diodes’ brand awareness and highlighting its focus products and applications through a wide and increasing customer base.

“We are delighted to be named as Best Distributor – Europe by our partner Diodes,” said Gilles Beltran, President at Avnet Silica, as he received the award. “Diodes is a global manufacturer of high-quality application-specific standard products, and we are proud to be recognized as its partner of excellence. We look forward to continuing our relationship with Diodes and developing our product offering to customers.”


Photo: Gilles Beltran (L) and Thomas Foj (R) proudly receiving the award certificate.

About Avnet Silica
Avnet Silica is the European semiconductor specialist division of Avnet, one of the leading global technology distributors, and acts as the smart connection between customers and suppliers. The distributor simplifies complexity by providing creative solutions, technology and logistics support. Avnet Silica is a partner of leading semiconductor manufacturers and innovative solution providers over many years. With a team of more than 200 application engineers and technical specialists, Avnet Silica supports projects all the way from the idea to the concept to production. Avnet Silica is a regional business unit of Avnet, (NASDAQ: AVT) with European headquarters in Belgium (Avnet Europe Comm. VA). For more information, visit

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