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NexGen Digital

March 15, 2011 11:58 ET

NexGen Digital Appoints Michael Gaura to Lead Semiconductor and Passive Component Sales in Arizona, Nevada, Southern California and Utah

Gaura Will Serve Region Rich With OEMs and Contract Manufacturers to Drive Sales, Build Relationships and Help Customers Reduce Their Excess Inventories

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - March 15, 2011) - Marking its fifth U.S. office opening this year, NexGen Digital has expanded its Southern California region to now include Arizona, Nevada and Utah. Leading the division, Michael Gaura will act as director of strategic accounts and brings more than 18 years of industry experience to the new position. Gaura will present NexGen Digital's in-house anti-counterfeit ESD-certified quality laboratory services, establish new accounts and maintain relationships with existing original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and contract manufacturers.

"After experiencing tremendous growth last year, we are thrilled to continue with our expansion in 2011 by increasing our footprint in the Southwest and beyond," said Lisa Taylor, chief executive officer, NexGen Digital. "Michael brings diverse industry experience to our company. Among his noteworthy positions, he began his career in radar technology with the U.S. Air Force; served as a materials manager and outside sales representative for an electronic contract manufacturing company; and worked as a senior sales engineer. He is an asset to the NexGen Digital team and our customers."

Gaura has an expert-level understanding of account management, OEM and contract manufacturer matters. Prior to NexGen Digital, he served as director of business development for an OEM in the Midwest. In this position, he developed channel partnerships, negotiated and managed client relationships, and identified market needs and new opportunities. He earned a bachelor's of science degree in business management from Pepperdine University.

At NexGen Digital, Gaura will manage account services from the new San Diego office as he works to drive sales activities and execute strategies to reduce clients' excess inventories.

For more information about services available from NexGen Digital Southern California, call Gaura directly at 760-574-7463 or e-mail

About NexGen Digital Inc.
NexGen Digital Inc. is a leading global independent distributor of semiconductors and passive components and serves as an authorized Microsemi distributor. The Irvine, Calif.-based company provides a documented line of defense against supply constraint and counterfeit parts with its ESD-certified in-house anti-counterfeit lab. With a sourcing network that spans North America, Great China and Western Europe, NexGen Digital is available 24/7 to partner with leading original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and contract manufacturers. NexGen Digital is triply qualified, holding certifications as a small, woman-owned and minority-owned business. Learn more at or connect on Twitter at

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