Electrocomponents, the global omni-channel provider of product and service solutions, with brands including RS Components, Allied Electronics & Automation and RS PRO, has announced the appointment of Doug Moody as the Group’s Chief Services Officer, reporting to CEO, Lindsley Ruth.

In this new role, Mr Moody will accelerate the development and execution of a value-added services strategy to better serve customer needs and drive business growth.

His experience includes large P&L leadership across multiple industries and diverse markets worldwide. His expertise at bringing together businesses and harmoniously leveraging their product and service offerings has delivered exceptional customer success and business performance in his former roles.

Prior to Electrocomponents, Mr Moody was COO of the Asia Pacific region of Johnson Controls, based in Singapore. Previously, he was President, Asia Pacific at Tyco before the merger with Johnson Controls. Before joining Tyco, he led FMC Technologies’ business in key global and regional executive leadership roles based in Asia Pacific and the Americas.

Mr Moody commented: “Electrocomponents is a hugely ambitious organisation, and I am really excited to be joining at such a pivotal stage in the company’s transformational journey. With its proposition and reach to over 1.2 million customers worldwide, the Group has an enormous opportunity to strengthen its partnerships with them and ease their procurement requirements.”

Lindsley Ruth commented: “We are making good progress moving from a product company to a global, omni-channel product and service solutions business. Doug will play a key role in unlocking the growth potential of our product and service solutions globally; this is a strategic priority for us.

“We aim to provide our customers with a more consistent global value proposition offering an extensive range of product and service solutions that are tailored and delivered locally.”