DOW Electronics Names New President and COO DOW Electronics, an electronics distributor servicing independent retailers in the Southern U.S., has promoted John Yodzis to president and chief operating officer. By RS Staff Published: February 22, 2017 ⋅ Updated: April 15, 2019 DOW Electronics, an electronics distributor servicing independent retailers in the Southern U.S., has promoted John Yodzis to president and chief operating officer. Yodzis officially joined DOW Electronics in 2008 as an area sales representative based out of the Tampa location. Prior to that, he had been involved with the family business working in multiple positions during high school and college. Climbing through multiple roles in the company from warehouse work, to sales, to management, has given Yodzis a broad understanding and deep knowledge of what drives the company. His most recent position was executive vice president, responsible for marketing, purchasing, and sales. “I am extremely excited to be taking over the day to day operations of DOW as we continue to grow our organization through the dedication and passion of our great employees and the important long-term customer and vendor relationships we maintain,” Yodzis said. “It is exciting to be part of a growing, vibrant, family owned and operated company that is entering its third generation of leadership.” “John’s superb business sense and drive has helped broaden and diversify DOW, and the experiences that he has gained throughout his career will help ensure success in his new role,” added chief executive officer, Chip Yodzis.