Digi-Key Appoints Ramesh Babu to Vice President of IT



Via News Release

“THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA – Digi-Key Electronics, a global electronic components distributor, has appointed Ramesh Babu to vice president of information technology (IT).

As vice president of IT, Babu’s responsibilities include providing leadership for global vision, strategy and planning of digital technology at Digi-Key, as well as providing oversight and support to the application development and infrastructure teams. Prior to his promotion, Babu served as the senior director of digital technology at Digi-Key for four years. Babu previously served as a group manager at Target, where he managed multi-year technology investments and developed IT delivery strategies to fit multi-location and multi-technology models. He was also a consultant at Lexmark International,
Oracle and Mukund Steel.”

“Digi-Key’s collaborative culture, rapid growth, inventive technology and strong commitment to quality are truly unmatched,” said Babu. “I am honored and excited to move forward with Digi-Key in this new leadership role – pushing the boundaries on innovation and strengthening our IT with even more talent, resources and abilities.”

As a leading innovator in the information technology industry, Digi-Key continues to expand their workforce and capabilities. Using an Agile approach, Digi-Key has pioneered several new applications, all with the goal of continuing to provide a seamless customer experience.

“The digital technology industry continues to evolve and expand, and Ramesh’s promotion is just one example of Digi-Key’s commitment to grow right along with it,” said Dave Doherty, president/COO of Digi-Key. “With his extensive IT experience and 21-year career, Ramesh will continue to be a strong leader as we embark on continued expansion and innovation at Digi-Key.”

For more information, or to learn more about information technology careers at Digi-Key, please visit Digi-Key’s career page.

About Digi-Key Electronics

Digi-Key Electronics, headquartered in Thief River Falls, Minn., USA, is an authorized global, full-service distributor of electronic components, offering more than 8.7 million products, with over 1.7 million in stock and available for immediate shipment, from over 800 quality name-brand manufacturers. Digi-Key also offers a wide variety of online resources such as EDA and design tools, datasheets, reference designs, instructional articles and videos, multimedia libraries, and much more. Technical support is available 24/7 via email, phone and webchat. Additional information and access to Digi-Key’s broad product offering can be found by visiting www.digikey.com.