DeWight joined the Premier Farnell family in 2005, serving as General Manager of its Ohio-based business, MCM Electronics. In recognition of his leadership abilities and business acumen, DeWight was appointed President of Newark in March 2007.
Prior to heading MCM Electronics, DeWight served in a number of senior engineering, management and consulting roles for Texas Instruments, General Motors and General Electric. As VP, Marketing for GE Capital, he was part of the team that won the GE Chairmanís Award for earnings turnaround.
DeWight earned his MBA from Ohio State University.