ADI, Melville, N.Y., announced Rob Aarnes was named president of ADI North America. Aarnes will be responsible for leading all ADI business operations across the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. He will continue to report to Michael Flink, who was recently named president of ADI Global. (See story here)

Aarnes previously served as the ADI operations leader for the past two years. In this role, he led the company’s operational excellence efforts to improve the capabilities of ADI sites across North America, and drove initiatives for sustainable improvements in safety, quality, and delivery cost and inventory management.

“Rob has made significant contributions to ADI since he joined the company, and his extensive leadership and business strategy experience make him the perfect candidate to lead ADI’s North America business,” Flink said.