Smith Appoints Todd Snow as Vice President of Global Project Development


Todd brings years of industry expertise to supporting Smith’s worldwide initiatives 

Houston, TX (September 20, 2017) – Smith, a global distributor of electronic components and semiconductors, today announces the appointment of Todd Snow to the position of Vice President of Global Project Development.

In this role, Todd will coordinate with Smith’s senior management and global team to develop and support the company’s range of programs. He will cultivate projects that support Smith’s customers around the world and build strategies to strengthen the company’s reach, foundation, operations, and business growth opportunities.

Before joining Smith, Todd spent nearly twenty years in franchise distribution, where he held management roles in sales, sourcing, and product marketing. He now brings his broad industry knowledge to Smith.

“I am excited to help shape Smith’s identity and capabilities as a member of the executive team,” said Todd. “By leveraging our existing value proposition with the strength of our new initiatives, we’re ready to explore innovative opportunities for growth.”

Todd’s dedication and expertise will underpin his efforts as he begins to work toward his goals.

“Todd’s long career has given him wisdom of the electronics industry that he brings with him to all of his undertakings at Smith,” said Lee Ackerley, cofounder of Smith. “We look forward to seeing the role he’ll play in guiding Smith’s evolution and innovation.”

About Smith

Founded in 1984, Smith sources, manages, and distributes the electronic components that go into everything from mobile phones and computers to appliances and directional drilling systems. In 16 cities around the world, from Silicon Valley to Seoul, Smith’s 475 employees communicate in 36 different languages and buy and sell components 24 hours per day. Smith is always moving: helping manufacturers navigate market shifts; customizing supply chain solutions; testing components using cutting-edge technology. With testing and logistics hubs in Houston, Hong Kong, and Amsterdam, Smith’s processes focus on critical issues, from quality management to counterfeit prevention and environmental safety. Smith’s operations, purchasing, and sales worldwide are seamlessly integrated with the company’s global IT infrastructure, offering real-time inventory and logistics visibility anywhere in the world. Smith is the leading independent distributor of electronic components and ranks number 11 among all global distributors. Smith’s Intelligent Distribution™ model adapts to ever-changing demands by providing seamless global electronics sourcing and logistics, regardless of distribution channel or locale. For more information, please visit, or, to reach a Smith representative 24 hours a day, please call +1 713.430.3000.


For more information, contact:

Margo Evans
Smith, VP of Marketing
+1 713.430.3966