Mouser’s Les Balamut Receives Neutrik Award for Excellence

Mouser’s Les Balamut Receives Neutrik Award for Excellence


August 2, 2017Mouser Electronics, Inc., the authorized global distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, is pleased to announce that Les Balamut, Mouser Director of Supplier Management, has been honored by Neutrik USA with the 2016 Supplier Manager Excellence Award for Lifetime Outstanding Support.


Mouser’s Les Balamut receives the Supplier Manager Excellence Award for Lifetime Outstanding Support. Pictured left to right are Patrick Newsome, Warehouse Manager, Neutrik USA; Ingrid Shytle, Supply Chain Manager, Neutrik USA; Tom Chudyk, Director of Sales, Neutrik USA; Les Balamut, Director of Supplier Management, Mouser Electronics; and Bryan Sherrel, Finance Director, Neutrik USA.

Balamut, who has managed the Neutrik line at Mouser since 2009, was cited specifically for a history of outstanding performance, deep knowledge of the Neutrik product line, and overall outstanding support over the years.


“I would like to thank the Neutrik team. I am greatly honored to receive this award,” said Balamut. “This would not have been possible without the support of my colleagues as well as the atmosphere of cooperation and excellence that is deeply rooted in the culture here at Mouser.”


Balamut joined Mouser in June 2005. He has global responsibility for supplier relationships, selection, pricing and inventory of key interconnect lines. Additionally, he is responsible for developing and executing strategic initiatives for continued and sustained growth. He manages and communicates the direction of the suppliers and ensures understanding across all stakeholders.


Neutrik is the leading global manufacturer of professional entertainment connector systems and has developed state-of-the-art connectors for nearly 40 years. Neutrik’s product range includes XLR connectors, plugs, jacks, speaker-connectors, patch panels, power connectors, and special connectors for industrial applications, all of which are available from Mouser.


In recent years, Mouser has won several performance awards from Neutrik USA, including the 2015 Outstanding Performance Silver Award, the 2014 Setting Standards Award for Cooperative

Marketing and Technical Support/New Design. In 2013, Neutrik recognized Mouser with the Outstanding Performance Silver Award and Distributor of the Year Award.


To learn more about Neutrik, visit


Mouser / Neutrik Award

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With its broad product line and unsurpassed customer service, Mouser strives to empower innovation among design engineers and buyers by delivering advanced technologies. Mouser stocks the world’s widest selection of the latest semiconductors and electronic components for the newest design projects. Mouser Electronics’ website is continually updated and offers advanced search methods to help customers quickly locate inventory. also houses data sheets, supplier-specific reference designs, application notes, technical design information, and engineering tools.


About Mouser Electronics

Mouser Electronics, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is an award-winning, authorized semiconductor and electronic component distributor focused on rapid New Product Introductions from its manufacturing partners for electronic design engineers and buyers. The global distributor’s website,, is available in multiple languages and currencies and features more than 4 million products from over 600 manufacturers. Mouser offers 22 support locations around the world to provide best-in-class customer service and ships globally to over 550,000 customers in 170 countries from its 750,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art facility south of Dallas, Texas. For more information, visit


About Neutrik

Neutrik is the leading provider of professional entertainment connector systems. Neutrik has developed, produced and distributed state-of-the-art connectors for more than 30 years. The product range includes XLR connectors, plugs, jacks, speaker-connectors, data-connectors, Patch-Panels, power-connectors, BNC connectors and special connectors for industrial applications. From rock bands to lighting design, industrial equipment to broadcast studios, Neutrik products provide the robust and reliable connectivity solutions for most any industry. Quality Thinking – Quality Design, that’s Neutrik.



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